Hasan, Mohammad S (2006) A century of Purchasing Power Parity: evidence from Canada and Australia. Applied Financial Economics, 16 (1/2). pp. 145-156. ISSN 0960-3107. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)
This study empirically examines the Purchasing Power Parity hypothesis using more than a century span of annual data of Australia, Canada and Britain and a battery of unit root tests. The study finds support for the validity of the Purchasing Power Parity hypothesis in the long-run within the framework of both linear and non-linear cointegration tests. The error correction models indicate that it takes four to five years for the short-run deviations from PPP to revert back to the long-run equilibrium. The results also indicate a non-linear mean reversion behaviour in the case of Canada. Overall, the evidence of support for the PPP hypothesis is robust across specifications and testing procedures.
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School > Accounting and Finance|
|Depositing User:||Rebecca Stevenson|
|Date Deposited:||06 Jan 2010 12:51|
|Last Modified:||06 Jan 2010 12:51|
|Resource URI:||https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/23572 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|