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Long-Run Purchasing Power Parity with Asymmetric Adjustment


  • Walter Enders

    () (Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies, Culverhouse College of Business, University of Alabama)

  • Selahattin Dibooglu

    () (Department of Economics, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale)


Tests of purchasing power parity (PPP) that use panel data are more supportive of the theory than are bilateral tests. The article uses threshold cointegration to explore long-run PPP. Using data from the post-Bretton Woods period, we show that cointegration with threshold adjustment holds for a number of European countries on a bilateral basis. Focusing on France and Germany as base countries, we show that the error-correction model has important nonlinear characteristics in that prices and the exchange rate have markedly different adjustment patterns for positive gaps from PPP than negative gaps.

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  • Walter Enders & Selahattin Dibooglu, 2001. "Long-Run Purchasing Power Parity with Asymmetric Adjustment," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 68(2), pages 433-445, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:sej:ancoec:v:68:2:y:2001:p:433-445

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