Real variables and the real exchange rate: The importance of traded goods in the transmission mechanism
I find that real variables affect the real exchange rate almost entirely through the relative price of traded goods. This finding casts doubt on the theoretical literature that postulates that real shocks propagate only through the relative price of nontraded goods.
Volume (Year): 6 (2006)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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