A nonparametric study of real exchange rate persistence over a century
Hyeongwoo Kim () and
International Review of Economics & Finance, 2015, vol. 37, issue C, 406-418
This paper estimates the degree of persistence of 16 long-horizon real exchange rates relative to the US dollar. We use nonparametric operational algorithms by El-Gamal and Ryu (2006) for general nonlinear models based on two statistical notions: the short memory in mean (SMM) and the short memory in distribution (SMD). We found substantially shorter maximum half-life (MHL) estimates than the counterpart from linear models. Our results are robust to the choice of bandwidth with a few exceptions.
Keywords: Real exchange rate; Purchasing power parity; Short memory in mean; Short-memory in distribution; ϕ-Mixing (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C14 C15 C22 F31 F41 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Working Paper: A Nonparametric Study of Real Exchange Rate Persistence over a Century (2014)
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