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Understanding changes in exchange rate pass-through

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  • Takhtamanova, Yelena F.

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Recent research suggests that there has been a decline in the extent to which firms "pass-through" changes in exchange rates to prices. This paper provides further evidence in support of this claim. Additionally, it proposes an explanation for this phenomenon. The paper then presents empirical evidence of a structural break during the 1990s in the relationship between the real exchange rate and CPI inflation for a set of fourteen OECD countries. It is suggested that the recent reduction in the real exchange rate pass-through can in part be attributed to the low inflationary environment of the 1990s.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Macroeconomics.

Volume (Year): 32 (2010)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 1118-1130

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jmacro:v:32:y:2010:i:4:p:1118-1130

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Keywords: Pass-through Inflation Exchange rate Monopolistic competition Staggered price setting;

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  1. Winkelried, Diego, 2011. "Exchange rate pass-through and inflation targeting in Peru," Working Papers 2011-012, Banco Central de Reserva del Perú.
  2. Mumtaz, Haroon & Sunder-Plassmann, Laura, 2010. "Time-varying dynamics of the real exchange rate. A structural VAR analysis," Bank of England working papers 382, Bank of England.
  3. Takhtamanova, Yelena F., 2010. "Understanding changes in exchange rate pass-through," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 32(4), pages 1118-1130, December.
  4. Naz, Farah & Mohsin, Asma & Zaman, Khalid, 2012. "Exchange rate pass-through in to inflation: New insights in to the cointegration relationship from Pakistan," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 29(6), pages 2205-2221.
  5. Winkelried, Diego, 2012. "Traspaso del tipo de cambio y metas de inflación en el Perú," Revista Estudios Económicos, Banco Central de Reserva del Perú, issue 23, pages 9-24.
  6. Rajmund MIRDALA, 2013. "Exchange Rate Pass-Through To Domestic Prices Under Different Exchange Rate Regimes," Journal of Applied Economic Sciences Quarterly, ASERS Publishing, vol. 0(4), pages 466-, December.
  7. Daniels, Joseph P & VanHoose, David D, 2010. "Exchange-Rate Pass Through, Openness, and the Sacrifice Ratio," Working Papers and Research 2010-05, Marquette University, Center for Global and Economic Studies and Department of Economics.
  8. Winkelried, Diego, 2011. "Traspaso del tipo de cambio a la inflación," Revista Moneda, Banco Central de Reserva del Perú, issue 148, pages 4-7.
  9. Jimborean, Ramona, 2013. "The exchange rate pass-through in the new EU member states," Economic Systems, Elsevier, vol. 37(2), pages 302-329.
  10. International Monetary Fund, 2012. "Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Sub-Saharan African Economies and its Determinants," IMF Working Papers 12/141, International Monetary Fund.

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