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Sources of Real and Nominal Exchange Rate Movements for the Euro

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  • Shigeyuki Hamori

    () (Kobe University)

  • Naoko Hamori

    () (University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences)

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We conducted an analysis on the sources of real and nominal exchange rate movements for the Euro, applying the SVAR methods of Enders and Lee (1997). In particular, our analysis focused on the robustness of the results by considering different combinations of data on nominal exchange rates and price indices. Our results showed that the shape of the impulse response function differs substantially depending on the case. In particular, we found that the important issue of whether the real exchange rate and nominal exchange rate overshoot depends on the index selected.

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  • Shigeyuki Hamori & Naoko Hamori, 2007. "Sources of Real and Nominal Exchange Rate Movements for the Euro," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 6(32), pages 1-10.
  • Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-07f30008
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    1. Takeshi Inoue & Shigeyuki Hamori, 2009. "What Explains Real and Nominal Exchange Rate Fluctuations?: Evidence from SVAR Analysis for India," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 29(4), pages 2803-2815.
    2. K. Rajmund MIRDALA, 2012. "Sources Of Exchange Rate Volatility In The European Transition Economies. Effects Of Economic Crisis Revealed," Journal of Applied Economic Sciences, Spiru Haret University, Faculty of Financial Management and Accounting Craiova, vol. 7(3(21)/ Fa), pages 270-282.
    3. Muhammad Nasir & Wasim Malik, 2011. "Structural Decomposition of Exchange Rate Shocks in Pakistan: An Empirical Investigation using SVAR Methodology," Transition Studies Review, Springer;Central Eastern European University Network (CEEUN), vol. 18(1), pages 124-138, September.

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