Viability of Keeping a Fixed Exchange Rate in an Oil Exporting Country: Some Results for Libya from a Computable General Equilibrium Model
We use the CGE analysis to provide an assessment of the way an oil exporting LDC is affected by a positive exogenous shock due to the rise in the price of oil. Our main purpose is to examine how the effects differ under fixed and flexible exchange rate regimes; it is desirable, from a short-run policy point of view, if a situation could be identified in which the benefits accrued from the higher oil price lead to a rise in households' and government's consumption as well as to a considerably higher level of investment.
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Volume (Year): 5 (2010)
Issue (Month): 3 (February)
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