Essays about: "purchasing power parity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words purchasing power parity.

  1. 1. The Effects of Chinese FDI and Infrastructure on Economic Growth across the Belt and Road

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ann-Sophia Stockmann; [2019]
    Keywords : Belt and Road Initiative; One Belt One Road; Chinese Economy; Economic Growth; Foreign Direct Investment; Infrastructure Development;

    Abstract : China has gone through a phase of rapid economic development in the last four decades. The country is the world’s biggest economy, measured in GDP purchasing power parity terms, and the largest trading nation in terms of the total sum of exports and imports of merchandise trade. READ MORE

  2. 2. Testing for Unit Root Processes for South American Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Stefan Emmoth; Nicklas Nordfors; [2016-02-18]
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    Abstract : In this thesis, we aim to test the Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) hypothesison data from ten di erent South American countries, using di erent statisticalmethods. We begin by testing the hypothesis using the standard linear testsaugmented Dickey-Fuller and Phillips-Perron. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluating the Importance of PPP Error Correction in Exchange Rate Forecasting

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Mattias Kain Wyatt; [2016]
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    Abstract : This paper evaluates the effects of error correction based on purchasing power parity in exchange rate forecasting models. This is done by evaluating the performance of VAR, VEC and baseline univariate models using British and Dutch exchange rates towards Sweden for a wide range of forecasting horizons with a rolling window approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. How and why do prices of identical products vary across countries?

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Economics, Finance and Statistics; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Economics, Finance and Statistics

    Author : Gabriele Noreikaite; Mercédesz Dani; [2015]
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    Abstract : The validity of purchasing power parity and the law of one price have been constantly questioned as it is usually assumed that, at least in the long-run, commodity prices are perfectly arbitraged. The purpose of this paper is to investigate how and why do prices of identical goods vary across countries even today, in the globalized world, when trade costs are relatively low due to high mobility and the countless number of free-trade agreements. READ MORE

  5. 5. An Empirical Investigation of Factors Affecting the Standardization of Service Pricing - A Case Study of Flexlink

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Louise Lorentzon; Oscar Johnsson; [2013-08-08]
    Keywords : Pricing; Services; PPP; IIHP; FTU; International trade; Wage; Cost of Living;

    Abstract : Over the last decades, the service sector has increased as a percentage of the economies. This paper analyzes whether service prices can be internationally standardized based on the Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) theory. READ MORE