Analyses Of The Relationship Between Exchange Rates And Employment In Korea
AbstractPrevious studies about relationship between exchange rates and employment focus on only developed countries. But country characteristics in developing countries are different from those of developed countries. So this paper examines the relationship between two variables using 28 industry data in a developing country, Korea. The results show that generally, Korean employment responds positively to exchange rate shocks. All industries with high openness and low imported input ratio show a positive sign in employment to the shocks. Most industries showing a negative sign in the employment response to the shocks belong to industries with middle or low openness. As expected, Korea employment more responds to exchange rate shock than US employment.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Chung-Ang Unviersity, Department of Economics in its journal Journal Of Economic Development.
Volume (Year): 30 (2005)
Issue (Month): 2 (December)
Exchange Rates; Employment; Korea;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- F31 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Exchange
- F3 - International Economics - - International Finance
- F4 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
- E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution
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