The Long-run Relationship of Gold and Silver and the Influence of Bubbles and Financial Crises
This paper analyzes the long-run relationship between gold and silver prices. We closely follow Escribano and Granger (1998) and extend their study. First, we use a 40-year sample period from 1970-2010 and examine the existence and stability of a long-run relationship between gold and silver prices. Second, we study the role of bubbles and financial crises for the relationship between gold and silver. The results indicate that extreme price changes in certain periods create long-run (co-integration relationships since gold and silver are not co-integrated in “normal” periods.
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|Publication status:||Published as: Baur, D. G. and Tran, D. T., 2014, "The Long-run Relationship of Gold and Silver and the Influence of Bubbles and Financial Crises", Empirical Economics, 47(4), 1525-1541.|
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