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Persistence and time-varying coefficients

Citation
McMillan D & Wohar ME (2010) Persistence and time-varying coefficients. Economics Letters, 108 (1), pp. 85-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2010.04.019

Abstract
Persistence in economic variables is common. We re-examine that using a time-varying parameter model. Results support a substantial reduction in persistence, particularly, when allowing for time-variation in the constant. This has important implications for policy-making and the effect of shocks.

Keywords
Persistence; State-space; Time-varying coefficient

Journal
Economics Letters: Volume 108, Issue 1

StatusPublished
Author(s)McMillan, David; Wohar, Mark E
Publication date31/07/2010
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/11779
PublisherElsevier
ISSN0165-1765
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