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

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  • Ariel Burstein

    (University of California at Los Angeles)

  • Martin Eichenbaum

    (Northwestern University, NBER, and Federal Reserve of Chicago.)

  • Sergio Rebelo

    (Northwestern University, NBER, and CEPR.)

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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 University of Rochester - Center for Economic Research (RCER) in its series RCER Working Papers with number 523.

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Length: 14 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2005
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Handle: RePEc:roc:rocher:523

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  5. Craighead, William D., 2009. "Real rigidities and real exchange rate volatility," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 28(1), pages 135-147, February.
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  11. Troy Matheson, 2006. "Assessing the fit of small open economy DSGEs," Reserve Bank of New Zealand Discussion Paper Series DP2006/11, Reserve Bank of New Zealand.
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  13. Akito Matsumoto, 2007. "The Role of Nonseparable Utility and Nontradeables in International Business Cycle and Portfolio Choice," IMF Working Papers 07/163, International Monetary Fund.
  14. Elena, Trukhacheva & Kirill, Sossounov, 2007. "The role of home and foreign prices on tradables and nontradables in RER fluctuations in Russia," MPRA Paper 18550, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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