On the Fisher-Konieczny Index of Price Changes Synchronization
This note provides a structural interpretation for the index of price changes synchronization proposed by Fisher and Konieczny (2000, Economics Letters, 68, 271-277) and shows that it can be used to test the hypothesis of uniform staggering.
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"Aggregate Dynamics and Staggered Contracts,"
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