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

  • Yang-Cheng Lu

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

  • Chang, Tsangyao

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    (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)

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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Article provided by Institute for Economic Forecasting in its journal Romanian Journal for Economic Forecasting.

Volume (Year): (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 59-70

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