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Testing the law of one price in food markets: evidence for Colombia using disaggregated data

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This paper applies stationarity tests to examine evidence of market integration for a relatively large sample of food products in Colombia. We fi nd little support for market integration when using the univariate KPSS tests for stationarity. However, within a panel context and after allowing for cross sectional dependence, the Hadri tests provide much more evidence supporting the view that food markets are integrated or, in other words, that the law of one price holds for most products.
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  • Ana Iregui & Jesús Otero, 2011. "Testing the law of one price in food markets: evidence for Colombia using disaggregated data," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 40(2), pages 269-284, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:empeco:v:40:y:2011:i:2:p:269-284
    DOI: 10.1007/s00181-010-0358-7
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    Law of one price; Panel stationarity test; Disaggregated price data; Cross-sectional dependence; Colombia; C33; F32; F41;
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    • C33 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • F32 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Current Account Adjustment; Short-term Capital Movements
    • F41 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Open Economy Macroeconomics

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