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Effects of Fundamentals on the Exchange Rate: A Panel Analysis for a Sample of Industrialised and Emerging Economies

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  • Jose Eduardo de A. Ferreira
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    This paper tests the traditional monetary model of exchange rates for a sample of industrialized and emerging market economies by making use of panel techniques that allow for a high degree of heterogeneity across countries. The results demonstrated partial support for the monetary model for industrialised market economies but not for emerging ones. This constitutes a puzzle as it would expect countries with greater monetary instability to show a stronger association between exchange rates and monetary fundamentals.

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    Paper provided by Department of Economics, University of Kent in its series Studies in Economics with number 0603.

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    Date of creation: Jul 2006
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    Keywords: Foreign Exchange; Fundamentals; Panel Data; Unit Roots; Assets;

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    1. Sarmidi, Tamat, 2008. "Exchange Rates Predictability in Developing Countries," MPRA Paper 16580, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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