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Long-Run Purchasing Power Parity with Asymmetric Adjustment: Evidence from Mainland China and Taiwan

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  • Yang-Cheng Lu

    (Department of Finance, Ming-Chung University, Taipei, Taiwan)

  • Chang, Tsangyao

    () (Department of Finance, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan. TEL: 886-2451-7250 ext. 4150)

  • Chin-Ping Yu

    (Department of Finance, National Chi-Nan University, Natung, Taiwan)

Abstract

This study applies threshold cointegration test advanced by Enders and Siklos (2001) to investigate the properties of asymmetric adjustment in long-run purchasing power parity (PPP) for both Mainland China and Taiwan during the January 1986 to October 2009 period. Although there is evidence of long-run PPP for both Mainland China and Taiwan, the adjustment mechanism is asymmetric. These results have important policy implications for both Mainland China and Taiwan under study.

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  • Yang-Cheng Lu & Chang, Tsangyao & Chin-Ping Yu, 2011. "Long-Run Purchasing Power Parity with Asymmetric Adjustment: Evidence from Mainland China and Taiwan," Journal for Economic Forecasting, Institute for Economic Forecasting, vol. 0(3), pages 59-70, September.
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    Keywords

    threshold cointegration test; Purchasing Power Parity; asymmetric adjustment; Mainland China; Taiwan;

    JEL classification:

    • C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes
    • F31 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Exchange

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