An Investigation of Current Account Solvency in Latin America Using Non Linear Stationarity Tests
Using a new methodology that allows for nonlinearities, we find frequent support for sustainability in the debt of a set of Latin American countries. Our findings overturn results obtained with traditional unit-root tests and provide a more realistic alternative to evaluate the external solvency of an economy.
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