Unit Root in Unemployment - New Evidence from Nonparametric Tests
We apply range unit-root tests to OECD unemployment rates and compare the results to conventional tests. By simulations, we nd that unemployment is represented adequately by a new nonlinear transformation of a serially-correlated I(1) process.
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