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El comportamiento del tipo de cambio real en Colombia: ¿explicado por sus fundamentales?

  • Jair Ojeda Joya


  • Joan Granados


  • Carolina Arteaga

En este trabajo, estudiamos el comportamiento del tipo de cambio real (TCR) de Colombia con la ayuda de un modelo de cointegración que considera la interacción entre el TCR y un conjunto de determinantes macroeconómicos durante el período 1994-2012 con datos trimestrales. Estos fundamentales incluyen un nuevo indicador de productividad relativa, el cual nos permite estimar el impacto del efecto Balassa-Samuelson sobre el TCR de Colombia. Esta metodología permite detectar los trimestres en los cuales el TCR se encuentra alejado de su relación de cointegración y por tanto, no está explicado por el comportamiento de sus fundamentales. Los resultados indican que la apreciación real observada desde finales de 2003 es explicada principalmente por el aumento en los términos de intercambio; en segundo lugar, por una proxy del efecto Balassa-Samuelson, y por factores con efectos de mediano plazo como el diferencial de tasas y el riesgo. Adicionalmente, la dinámica del TCR se explica sobre todo por el movimiento en los activos externos netos en el corto plazo y por el del consumo del Gobierno en el mediano plazo.

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Volume (Year): 31 (2013)
Issue (Month): 72 (December)
Pages: 1-17

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