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Exchange rate exposure at the firm and industry levels: Evidence from Turkey

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  • Akay, Gokhan H.
  • Cifter, Atilla

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The purpose of this study is to examine industry-weighted exchange rate exposure at the firm and industry level for Turkish plants. We use an unbalanced panel of plant-level data for manufacturing firms in Turkey during the years of 2002 and 2010 in seven industries. The results indicate that macro indicators seem to be a more significant influence on the exchange rate exposure. Moreover, industry-weighted openness is the most important factor to determine the exchange rate exposure for Turkish firms. We also find that the direction of exposure varies at the industry level.

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  • Akay, Gokhan H. & Cifter, Atilla, 2014. "Exchange rate exposure at the firm and industry levels: Evidence from Turkey," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 43(C), pages 426-434.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecmode:v:43:y:2014:i:c:p:426-434
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econmod.2014.09.003
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