An Empirical Assessment of Non-linearities in Models of Exchange Rate Determination
This paper examines the empirical relation between nominal exchange rates and macroeconomic fundamentals for five major OECD countries between 1974 and 1987. Five theoretical models of exchange rate determination are considered. Potential non-linearities are examined using a variety of parametric and nonparametric techniques. The authors find that the poor explanatory power of the models considered cannot be attributed to nonlinearities, arising from time-deformation or improper functional form. Copyright 1991 by The Review of Economic Studies Limited.
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Volume (Year): 58 (1991)
Issue (Month): 3 (May)
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