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Long-Run Pass-Through From The Exchange Rate To Import Prices In African Countries

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  • Mark J. Holmes

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    (Department of Economics, Waikato University Management School)

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This paper investigates the extent of pass-through from the nominal exchange rate to import prices for a sample of nineteen African countries. The methodology is based on panel data cointegration testing. Using annual data extending back to 1971, long-run pass-through can be best described as a fairly balanced combination of local-currency and producer-currency pricing. However, this paper offers additional insight from a moving window approach that indicates declining long-run pass-through, accompanied by decreasing inflation, occurring since the mid-1990s.

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Article provided by Chung-Ang Unviersity, Department of Economics in its journal Journal Of Economic Development.

Volume (Year): 33 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (June)
Pages: 97-111

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Handle: RePEc:jed:journl:v:33:y:2008:i:1:p:97-111

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Keywords: Exchange Rate Pass-Through; Panel Cointegration; Africa;

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Cited by:
  1. Nidhaleddine Ben Cheikh, 2012. "Long Run Exchange Rate Pass-Through: A Panel Cointegration Approach," FIW Working Paper series 078, FIW.
  2. Ben Cheikh, Nidhaleddine & Mohamed Cheik, Hamidou, 2013. "A Panel Cointegration Analysis of the Exchange Rate Pass-Through," MPRA Paper 49991, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Nidhaleddine Ben cheikh, 2012. "Long-run exchange rate pass-through: evidence from new panel data techniques," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 32(3), pages A24.

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