Sharma, Abhijit and Balcombe, Kelvin and Fraser, Iain (2009): Non-renewable Resource Prices: Structural Breaks and Long Term Trends. Published in: Economics Bulletin , Vol. 29, No. 2 (3. May 2009): pp. 821-835.
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In this paper we examine the time series properties of nine non-renewable resources. In particular we are concerned with understanding the relationship between the number of structural breaks in the data and the nature of the resource price path, i.e. is it stationary or a random walk. To undertake our analysis we employ a number of relevant econometric methods including Bai and Perron's (1998) multiple structural break dating method. Our results indicate that these series are in many cases stationary and subject to a number of structural breaks. These results indicate that a deterministic model of resources prices may well be appropriate.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Non-renewable Resource Prices: Structural Breaks and Long Term Trends|
|Keywords:||structural change, non-renewable resources, breaks, resource depletion|
|Subjects:||Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q3 - Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation > Q31 - Demand and Supply
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C12 - Hypothesis Testing: General
|Depositing User:||Abhijit Sharma|
|Date Deposited:||26. Aug 2009 13:45|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 06:46|
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