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Exchange Rate Movements and Tradable Goods Prices in East Asia
			: An Analysis Based on Japanese Customs Data, 1988-98

Exchange Rate Movements and Tradable Goods Prices in East Asia : An Analysis Based on Japanese Customs Data, 1988-98 »

Volume/Issue: 1999/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yushi Yoshida , and Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845006.001

ISBN: 9781451845006

Keywords: Exchange rate, tradable goods, pass-through, exporters, export prices, export pricing, exchange rates

The paper uses a dynamic panel data model to estimate the pass-through coefficients of 20 nine-digit industrial commodities that are traded between Japan and its East Asian trading partners to investigate the respo...

On the Distributive Effects of Terms of Trade Shocks
			: The Role of Non-tradable Goods

On the Distributive Effects of Terms of Trade Shocks : The Role of Non-tradable Goods »

Volume/Issue: 2010/241

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455209415.001

ISBN: 9781455209415

Keywords: Non-tradable goods, terms of trade shocks, distributive conflict and export taxes, export taxes, terms of trade, export tax, skilled labor, tradable goods, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation: General,

We introduce non-tradable goods to the Heckscher-Ohlin-Samuelson (HOS) model to study the distributive effects of terms of trade shocks. We show that the employment of resources in activities producing exclusively...

What Explains India's Real Appreciation?

What Explains India's Real Appreciation? »

Volume/Issue: 2007/268

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Renu Kohli , and Sudip Mohapatra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451868319.001

ISBN: 9781451868319

Keywords: Tradable, nontradable, real exchange, appreciation, macroeconomic policy, relative price, per capita income, terms of trade, nontradable goods,

We examine the evolution of nontradable and tradable prices in the Indian economy over 1980-2002 and find widening differentials: the real exchange rate has been appreciating. This might seem unsurprising, since In...

Ten Years After the CFA Franc Devaluation
			: Progress Toward Regional Integration in the WAEMU

Ten Years After the CFA Franc Devaluation : Progress Toward Regional Integration in the WAEMU »

Volume/Issue: 2005/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): P. van den Boogaerde , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861648.001

ISBN: 9781451861648

Keywords: WAEMU, CFA franc, regional integration, reer, monetary union, terms of trade, tradable goods, export prices, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, regional intergation,

This paper takes stock of the achievements toward integration in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) 10 years after the 1994 devaluation of the CFA franc. It investigates the lessons learned and ev...

Foreign Reserve Adequacy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Foreign Reserve Adequacy in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2008/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870084.001

ISBN: 9781451870084

Keywords: Balance of Payments Crises, Terms of Trade and Aid Shocks, terms of trade, terms of trade shock, trade shock, tradable goods, terms of trade shocks,

This paper looks at the question of adequacy of reserves in sub-Saharan African countries in light of the shocks faced by these countries. Literature on optimal reserves so far has not paid attention to the particu...

Lithuania
			: History and Future of the Currency Board Arrangement

Lithuania : History and Future of the Currency Board Arrangement »

Volume/Issue: 2002/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854992.001

ISBN: 9781451854992

Keywords: Real effective exchange rate, competitiveness, currency board arrangement, exchange rate, effective exchange rate, tradable goods, equilibrium exchange rate, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions,

The paper examines the evolution of the institutional setup of Lithuania's Currency Board Arrangement (CBA) and competitiveness from 1994 through 2001, with a view to determining the resilience of the Lithuanian CB...

When and Why Worry About Real Exchange Rate Appreciation? The Missing Link Between Dutch Disease and Growth

When and Why Worry About Real Exchange Rate Appreciation? The Missing Link Between Dutch Disease and Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2010/271

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455210787.001

ISBN: 9781455210787

Keywords: real exchange rate, growth, exchange rate, tradable goods, exchange rate appreciation, real exchange rate appreciation, International Factor Movements: Other, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

We review the literature on Dutch disease, and document that shocks that trigger foreign exchange inflows (such as natural resource booms, surges in foreign aid, remittances, or capital inflows) appreciate the real...

Current Account Rebalancing and Real Exchange Rate Adjustment Between the U.S. and Emerging Asia

Current Account Rebalancing and Real Exchange Rate Adjustment Between the U.S. and Emerging Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2011/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Damiano Sandri , Pau Rabanal , and Isabelle Mejean

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455218967.001

ISBN: 9781455218967

Keywords: Rebalancing, Intermediate Inputs, terms of trade, tradable goods, exchange rate, export prices, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation,

A reduction in the U.S. current account deficit vis-à-vis emerging Asia involves a shift in demand from U.S. to emerging Asia tradable goods and a change in international relative prices. This paper quantifies the...

Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, and Real Exchange Rate Appreciations

Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, and Real Exchange Rate Appreciations »

Volume/Issue: 2010/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Felipe Meza , and Carlos Urrutia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451982077.001

ISBN: 9781451982077

Keywords: Real Exchange Rate, Appreciation, Financial Liberalization, Structural Change, tradable goods, relative price, terms of trade shocks, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

We account for the appreciation of the real exchange rate in Mexico between 1988 and 2002 using a two sector dynamic general equilibrium model of a small open economy with two driving forces: (i) differential produ...

The Dynamic Implications of Foreign Aid and Its Variability

The Dynamic Implications of Foreign Aid and Its Variability »

Volume/Issue: 2005/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Timothy Lane , Leslie Lipschitz , Cristina Arellano , and Ales Bulir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861389.001

ISBN: 9781451861389

Keywords: Real business cycle, general equilibrium, aid, transfer problem, tradable goods, nontradable goods, standard deviation, elasticity of substitution, terms of trade, Computable General Equilibrium Models

The paper examines the effects of aid and its volatility on consumption, investment, and the structure of production in the context of an intertemporal two-sector general equilibrium model. A permanent flow of aid...