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The Impact of External Shocks in East Asia: Lessons from a Structural VAR Model with Block Exogeneity

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  • Jean-Pierre Allegret
  • Cécile Couharde
  • Cyriac Guillaumin

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Dans cet article, nous examinons l’importance des chocs externes sur les fluctuations domestiques des pays d’Asie de l’Est et vérifions si ces chocs conduisent à des réactions symétriques ou asymétriques des pays étudiés. Pour cela, nous estimons, sur la période 1990T1-2012T2, un modèle VAR structurel avec contrainte d’exogénéité (modèle SVARX) intégrant plusieurs types de chocs externes. Nous montrons un impact croissant de ces chocs externes sur les variables domestiques depuis le milieu des années 1990. Nous montrons également que les chocs sur le prix réel du pétrole et sur le PIB américain ont un impact significatif sur l’activité domestique et conduisent à des réactions davantage symétriques, en comparaison au choc monétaire américain et aux chocs financiers.

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  • Jean-Pierre Allegret & Cécile Couharde & Cyriac Guillaumin, 2012. "The Impact of External Shocks in East Asia: Lessons from a Structural VAR Model with Block Exogeneity," International Economics, CEPII research center, issue 132, pages 35-89.
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    External Shocks; East Asia; SVARX Model;

    JEL classification:

    • F32 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Current Account Adjustment; Short-term Capital Movements
    • F33 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions
    • F42 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - International Policy Coordination and Transmission

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