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The Importance of Nontradable Goods' Prices in Cyclical Real Exchange Rate Fluctuations

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  • Ariel Burstein
  • Martin Eichenbaum
  • Sergio Rebelo

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Changes in the price of nontradable goods relative to tradable goods account for roughly 50 percent of the cyclical movements in real exchange rates.

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Paper provided by National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc in its series NBER Working Papers with number 11699.

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Date of creation: Oct 2005
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Publication status: published as Burstein, Ariel, Martin Eichenbaum and Sergio Rebelo. "The Importance Of Nontradable Goods' Prices In Cyclical Real Exchange Rate Fluctuations," Japan and the World Economy, 2006, v18(3,Aug), 247-253.
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  1. V. V Chari & Patrick J. Kehoe & Ellen R. McGrattan, 2002. "Can Sticky Price Models Generate Volatile and Persistent Real Exchange Rates?," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 69(3), pages 533-563.
  2. Ariel T. Burstein & Joao C. Neves & Sergio Rebelo, 2000. "Distribution Costs and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics During Exchange-Rate-Based Stabilizations," RCER Working Papers 473, University of Rochester - Center for Economic Research (RCER).
  3. Charles Engel, 1999. "Accounting for U.S. Real Exchange Rate Changes," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 107(3), pages 507-538, June.
  4. Caroline M. Betts & Timothy J. Kehoe, 2005. "U.S. Real Exchange Rate Fluctuations and Relative Price Fluctuations," IEPR Working Papers, Institute of Economic Policy Research (IEPR) 05.16, Institute of Economic Policy Research (IEPR).
  5. Mussa, Michael, 1986. "Nominal exchange rate regimes and the behavior of real exchange rates: Evidence and implications," Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 25(1), pages 117-214, January.
  6. Sergio Rebelo & Ariel Burstein & Martin Eichenbaum, 2004. "Large Devaluations and the Real Exchange Rate," 2004 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics 137, Society for Economic Dynamics.
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