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The Spanish term structure of interest rates revisited: cointegration with multiple structural breaks, 1974-2010

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  • Vicente Esteve

    (Universidad de Valencia and Universidad de La Laguna, Spain)

  • Manuel Navarro-Ibáñez

    (Universidad de La Laguna, Spain)

  • Maria A. Prats

    (Universidad de Murcia, Spain)

Abstract

In this paper we consider the possibility that a linear cointegrated regression model with multiples structural changes would provide a better empirical description of the term structure model of interest rates. Our methodology is based on instability tests recently proposed in Kejriwal and Perron (2009) as well as the cointegration test in Arai and Kurozumi (2007) and Kejriwal (2008) developed to allow for multiple breaks under the null hypothesis of cointegration.

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  • Vicente Esteve & Manuel Navarro-Ibáñez & Maria A. Prats, 2010. "The Spanish term structure of interest rates revisited: cointegration with multiple structural breaks, 1974-2010," Working Papers 1001, Department of Applied Economics II, Universidad de Valencia.
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    Term structure of interest rates; Cointegration; Multiple Structural Breaks;
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    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
    • E43 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Interest Rates: Determination, Term Structure, and Effects

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