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Pruebas de cointegración de paridad de poder adquisitivo
[Cointegration Tests of Purchasing Power Parity]

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  • Wallace, Frederick
  • Lozano Cortés, René
  • Cabrera-Castellanos, Luis F.

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Three well-known single equation cointegration tests are employed to test for purchasing power parity (PPP) in updated version of the data set developed by Taylor (2002). Results of the tests differ somewhat. The Engle-Granger two-step procedure indicates substantial support for PPP with respect to the US dollar while the evidence in favor is much weaker from error correction and autoregressive distributed lag models.

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  • Wallace, Frederick & Lozano Cortés, René & Cabrera-Castellanos, Luis F., 2008. "Pruebas de cointegración de paridad de poder adquisitivo
    [Cointegration Tests of Purchasing Power Parity]
    ," MPRA Paper 10011, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:10011
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    1. Pedro Isaac Chávez López, 2014. "Paridad de poder de compra, cambios estructurales y memoria larga: una aplicación para el caso de México," Graduate theses (Spanish) TESG 001, CIDE, División de Economía.

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    Keywords

    Cointegration; purchasing power parity;

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    • C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes
    • F31 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Exchange

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