Déterminants de long terme des taux de change réels pour les pays en développement : une comparaison internationale
AbstractThe aim of this paper is to apply recent advances in the econometrics of non-stationary dynamic panel methods to examine the main long-run determinants of real exchange rate. We consider here a sample of 45 developing countries, divided into three groups according to geographical criteria : Africa, Latin America and Asia. Our investigations confirm that having a reference to assess the degree of distortion of real exchange rate is not as simple as it can be thought with the PPP concept. The real exchange rate is effectively at the centre of an economic spiral and its value depends on the economic specificities of each country. In other words, we don't have a fixed and general norm but, for each economy, the real exchange rate trajectory depends on its development level, on the way economic policy is conducted, and on its position on the international market.
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Volume (Year): 19 (2005)
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Real exchange rate; developing country; Panel unit-root and cointegration tests;
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