Temporal aggregation, cointegration and causality inference

Gulasekaran Rajaguru, Tilak Abeysinghe*

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Temporal aggregation creates contemporaneous correlations, alters dynamic links and may distort causality inference. Since cointegration is invariant to temporal aggregation and implies Granger causality this paper presents a sign rule for causal inference and contemporaneous conditioning in regression models.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)223-226
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2008


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