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Purchasing Power Parity versus the EU in the Mediterranean countries

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  • Mariam Camarero
  • Juan Carlos Cuestas
  • Javier Ordonez

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This study applies a group of unit root and stationarity tests to study the hypothesis of Purchasing Power Parity in ten Mediterranean countries. The real effective exchange rate with the European Union turns out to be stationary for five of the countries analysed, once the presence of structural changes and nonlinearities are accounted for.

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  • Mariam Camarero & Juan Carlos Cuestas & Javier Ordonez, 2006. "Purchasing Power Parity versus the EU in the Mediterranean countries," Applied Financial Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(1-2), pages 157-167.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:apfiec:v:16:y:2006:i:1-2:p:157-167
    DOI: 10.1080/09603100500390620
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    1. Juan Carlos Cuestas, 2009. "Purchasing power parity in Central and Eastern European countries: an analysis of unit roots and nonlinearities," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(1), pages 87-94.
    2. Mariam CAMARERO & Juan Carlos CUESTAS & Javier ORDÓÑEZ, 2008. "The Role Of Commodity Terms Of Trade In The Determination Of The Real Exchange Rates Of The Mediterranean Countries," The Developing Economies, Institute of Developing Economies, vol. 46(2), pages 188-205, June.
    3. Mariam Camarero & Juan Carlos Cuestas & Javier Ordonez, 2008. "Nonlinear trend stationarity of real exchange rates: the case of the Mediterranean countries," International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 1(1), pages 30-46.

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