Basher, Syed A. and Westerlund, Joakim (2006): Is there Really a Unit Root in the Inflation Rate? More Evidence from Panel Data Models. Forthcoming in: Applied Economics Letters
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Time series unit root evidence suggests that inflation is nonstationary. By contrast, when using more powerful panel unit root tests, Culver and Papell (1997) find that inflation is stationary. In this paper, we test the robustness of this result by applying a battery of recent panel unit root tests. The results suggest that the stationarity of inflation holds even after controlling for crosssectional dependence and structural change.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Is there Really a Unit Root in the Inflation Rate? More Evidence from Panel Data Models|
|Keywords:||Unit Root; Inflation; Cross-Sectional Dependence; Structural Change|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models ; Multiple Variables > C32 - Time-Series Models ; Dynamic Quantile Regressions ; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models ; Diffusion Processes ; State Space Models
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E31 - Price Level ; Inflation ; Deflation
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models ; Multiple Variables > C33 - Panel Data Models ; Spatio-temporal Models
|Depositing User:||Syed Basher|
|Date Deposited:||06. Oct 2006|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 20:06|
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