The Impact of the Exchange Rate Regime on Exports: Evidence from Bilateral Exports in the European Monetary System
AbstractIn this paper, we investigated the impact of the creation of the European Monetary System (EMS) on the exports of the four largest EU countries (France, Germany, Italy and UK) to each other. Our findings suggest that the EMS boosted bilateral trade in the cases of Germany 's exports to Italy and Italy 's exports to the UK and influenced negatively the volume of exports between France and Germany. The EMS had no significant impact on export volumes in the rest of bilateral trade relationships examined. Additionally, we found that exchange rate volatility more often than not had an insignificant effect on the volume of intra-EU exports.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Center for Economic Integration, Sejong University in its journal Journal of Economic Integration.
Volume (Year): 15 (2000)
Issue (Month): ()
Exchange Rate Regime; Exchange Rate Variability; EMS;
Other versions of this item:
- Stilianos Fountas & Konstantinos N. Segredakis, 1999. "The Impact of the Exchange Rate Regime on Exports: Evidence from Bilateral Exports in the European Monetary System," Working Papers 40, National University of Ireland Galway, Department of Economics, revised 1999.
- F31 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Exchange
- F33 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions
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