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Is real GDP stationary? Evidence from a panel unit root test with cross-sectional dependence and historical data
Aslanidis, Nektarios; Fountas, Stilianos
Universitat Rovira i Virgili. Departament d'Economia; Universitat Rovira i Virgili. Centre de Recerca en Economia Industrial i Economia Pública
We use historical data that cover more than one century on real GDP for industrial countries and employ the Pesaran panel unit root test that allows for cross-sectional dependence to test for a unit root on real GDP. We find strong evidence against the unit root null. Our results are robust to the chosen group of countries and the sample period. Key words: real GDP stationarity, cross-sectional dependence, CIPS test. JEL Classification: C23, E32
33 - Economia
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Universitat Rovira i Virgili. Departament d'Economia
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