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The effect of a collective exchange rate adjustment on East Asian exports

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  • Mizanur Rahman

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    (University of Dhaka & Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI))

  • Kaliappa Kalirajan

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    (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS))

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This paper estimates long-run effects of a collective exchange rate adjustment on multilateral exports from China, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. The findings show that a 1 percent generalized appreciation of all East Asian exchange rates would reduce East Asian exports by about 3 per cent.

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Article provided by AccessEcon in its journal Economics Bulletin.

Volume (Year): 29 (2009)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
Pages: 2853-2859

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Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-09-00365

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Keywords: Global imbalance; exchange rate; collective adjustment; production networks; East Asia;

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