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Fisher hypothesis: East Asian evidence from panel unit root tests

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  • Ling, Tai-Hu
  • Liew, Venus Khim-Sen
  • Syed Khalid Wafa, Syed Azizi Wafa

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This study provides evidence supportive of Fisher hypothesis in East Asian economies using panel unit root tests, which allow for cross-country variations in the estimation. Among others, one important implication is that monetary policy will be more effective in influencing long-term interest rates and long-run macroeconomic stability in these East Asian economies under regional collaboration.

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  • Ling, Tai-Hu & Liew, Venus Khim-Sen & Syed Khalid Wafa, Syed Azizi Wafa, 2007. "Fisher hypothesis: East Asian evidence from panel unit root tests," MPRA Paper 5432, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    Fisher hypothesis; panel unit root; univariate unit root; East Asian;

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    • G10 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)
    • E4 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates

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