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Meta-analysis of Chinese business cycle correlation, Pacific Economic Review 3 (2018). Fidrmuc, Jarko; Korhonen, Iikka


Category A Peer-reviewed scientific articles
Sub-category A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
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All authors as text Fidrmuc, Jarko; Korhonen, Iikka 
Number of authors
Status Published
Year of publication 2018 
Date 03.08.2018 
Name of article Meta-analysis of Chinese business cycle correlation 
Name of journal Pacific Economic Review
Volume of issue 23 
Number of issue
Pages 385-410 
Abstract We review previous research on China's business cycle correlation with other economies applying meta‐analysis. We survey 71 papers analysing the different periods of Chinese economic development since the 1950s that were published in English or Chinese. We confirm that Pacific Rim economies in particular have relatively high business cycle correlation with China. It appears that many characteristics of the studies and authors influence the reported degree of business cycle synchronization. For instance, Chinese‐language papers report higher correlation coefficients. Despite this, we do not detect robust evidence for publication bias in the papers. Moreover, we show that the broad evidence does not confirm the popular decoupling hypothesis.
Free text descriptor in Finnish suhdannevaihtelut; synkronointi; suhdanteet; Kiina; Aasia 
Free text descriptor in English China; business cycle synchronization; meta-analysis 
JEL-codes E32; F34 
ISSN / e-ISSN 1361-374X 
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Additional information First published 12 September 2016
Notes BOFIT DP 6/2015 


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