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Real Interest Parity: A Note on Asian Countries Using Panel Stationarity Tests

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  • Mark J. Holmes

    (Department of Economics, Waikato University, New Zealand)

  • Jesús Otero

    (Facultad de Economía, Universidad del Rosario, Colombia)

  • Theodore Panagiotidis

    (Department of Economics, University of Macedonia, Greece)

Abstract

Existing panel data studies of real interest parity are either unable to identify which panel members are characterised by stationary real interest differentials, or are subject to size distortion resulting from the presence of structural breaks and cross-sectional dependencies. Using a panel stationarity testing procedure recently advocated by Hadri and Rao (2008) that allows for structural breaks and cross-sectional dependency, we are unable to reject the stationarity of Asian real interest rate differentials.

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  • Mark J. Holmes & Jesús Otero & Theodore Panagiotidis, 2011. "Real Interest Parity: A Note on Asian Countries Using Panel Stationarity Tests," Koç University-TUSIAD Economic Research Forum Working Papers 1117, Koc University-TUSIAD Economic Research Forum.
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    Heterogeneous dynamic panels; real interest parity; mean reversion; panel stationarity test.;
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    • C33 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • F36 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Financial Aspects of Economic Integration
    • G15 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - International Financial Markets

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