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Testing and inference in nonlinear cointegrating vector error correction models

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Testing and inference in nonlinear cointegrating vector error correction models. / Kristensen, D.; Rahbek, A.

In: Econometric Theory, Vol. 29, No. 6, 01.12.2013, p. 1238-1288.

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Kristensen, D. ; Rahbek, A. / Testing and inference in nonlinear cointegrating vector error correction models. In: Econometric Theory. 2013 ; Vol. 29, No. 6. pp. 1238-1288.

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