Shock Persistence and Current Account Dynamics
AbstractOne-sector inter-temporal models of the current account predict that a transitory shock to the terms of trade will lead to improvement in trade balance, while a persistent (or permanent) one could result in trade balance deterioration. This paper reexamines this issue in a two-sector small open economy model with non-traded goods and show that the result may not hold, depending on the exchange rate regime.
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Volume (Year): 31 (2011)
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Two-sector model; Current account; Shock persistence; Terms of trade; Exchange rate regimes.;
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- F3 - International Economics - - International Finance
- F4 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
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