Stock Market Bubble Migration: From Shanghai to Hong Kong

  • Eric Girardin
  • Roselyne Joyeux
  • Shuping Shi
Part of the Dynamic Modeling and Econometrics in Economics and Finance book series (DMEF, volume 24)


The speculative nature of the stock market in Mainland China has attracted the attention of many observers. However while the degree of integration of the Hong Kong market with its Mainland counterpart has monopolized the interest of researchers, they have neglected the diffusion of bubbles from the latter to the former. We thus propose the first study of such bubble migration. Focusing on the period 2005–2017, we use the Phillips et al. (Int Econ Rev 56:1043–1078, 2015a; Int Econ Rev 52:201–226, 2015b) recursive explosive root test to detect and date speculative episodes in both markets. We then implement the Greenaway-McGrevy and Phillips (NZ Econ Pap 50:88–113, 2016) methodology to detect the presence of migration between the two markets. We detect significant, but dwindling, bubble migration from Shanghai to Hong Kong.


Explosive root Bubble Migration Stock market Hong Kong China 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric Girardin
    • 1
    • 2
  • Roselyne Joyeux
    • 3
  • Shuping Shi
    • 3
  1. 1.Aix-Marseille School of Economics, Aix-Marseille UniversityMarseilleFrance
  2. 2.CNRS & EHESSMarseilleFrance
  3. 3.Macquarie UniversitySydneyAustralia

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