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Exchange Rate Pass-Through Into Import Prices In Developing Countries: An Empirical Investigation


  • barhoumi karim

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We define and estimate an exchange rate pass-through equation for 24 developing countries. We find that long run exchange rate pass-through into import price is determined by a combination of nominal effective exchange rate, the price of the competing domestic product, the exporter's cost and domestic demand conditions. Adopting a multi-country framework and using non-stationary panel estimation techniques and tests for panel cointegration, we show that exchange rate pass-through in developing countries is heterogeneous.

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  • barhoumi karim, 2004. "Exchange Rate Pass-Through Into Import Prices In Developing Countries: An Empirical Investigation," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 28(10), pages 1.
  • Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-04aa0012

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    • F0 - International Economics - - General


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