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A Re-examination of the Real Interest Parity Condition Using Threshold Cointegration


  • Cooray, Arusha

    () (School of Economics and Finance, University of Tasmania)


Threshold cointegration is employed in this study to test the real interest parity condition between the UK and the US. Evidence supports the asymmetric adjustment of real interest rates. The threshold error correction models indicate that negative deviations from long run real interest parity are eliminated faster than positive deviations.

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  • Cooray, Arusha, 2007. "A Re-examination of the Real Interest Parity Condition Using Threshold Cointegration," Working Papers 2139, University of Tasmania, Tasmanian School of Business and Economics, revised Feb 2007.
  • Handle: RePEc:tas:wpaper:2139

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    real interest parity; threshold cointegration; threshold error correction; asymmetric adjustment; non-linear adjustment;

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