EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Is price dynamics homogeneous across Eurozone countries?

David Guerreiro (), Marc Joëts and Valérie Mignon ()

No 2012-4, EconomiX Working Papers from University of Paris Nanterre, EconomiX

Abstract: The aim of this paper is to investigate whether price dynamics is homogeneous across the Eurozone countries. Relying on monthly data over the January 1970-July 2011 period, we test for the absolute purchasing power parity (PPP) hypothesis through the implementation of second-generation panel unit root and cointegration tests. Our results show that price dynamics are heterogeneous depending on both the time period and the considered group of countries. More specifically, while PPP is validated for the core EMU countries, this hypothesis does not hold for Northern peripheral economies. Turning to the Southern countries, PPP is observed only before the launch of the euro.

Keywords: price convergence; Eurozone; panel unit root tests; half-life (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C23 E31 F15 F41 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 25 pages
Date: 2012
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-eec, nep-eur, nep-mon and nep-opm
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (2) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://economix.fr/pdf/dt/2012/WP_EcoX_2012-04.pdf (application/pdf)

Related works:
Journal Article: Is Price Dynamics Homogeneous Across Eurozone Countries? (2012)
Working Paper: Is price dynamics homogeneous across Eurozone countries? (2012)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:drm:wpaper:2012-4

Access Statistics for this paper

More papers in EconomiX Working Papers from University of Paris Nanterre, EconomiX Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Valerie Mignon ().

 
Page updated 2020-09-15
Handle: RePEc:drm:wpaper:2012-4