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Transmitted unemployment under the linked exchange rate system: Evidence from Hong Kong

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  • Ran, Jimmy
  • Zhou, Youqing

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This paper explores a link between exchange rate and unemployment at the aggregate level. We find that 1% increase in the US unemployment rate transmits, on average, 0.53% increase in Hong Kong unemployment under the linked exchange rate system.

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  • Ran, Jimmy & Zhou, Youqing, 2012. "Transmitted unemployment under the linked exchange rate system: Evidence from Hong Kong," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 117(1), pages 131-133.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:117:y:2012:i:1:p:131-133
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.04.096
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    1. Kenneth Rogoff, 1996. "The Purchasing Power Parity Puzzle," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 34(2), pages 647-668, June.
    2. Klein, Michael W. & Schuh, Scott & Triest, Robert K., 2003. "Job creation, job destruction, and the real exchange rate," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 59(2), pages 239-265, March.
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    Keywords

    Exchange rate; Unemployment; Transmission effect;

    JEL classification:

    • F31 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Exchange
    • J6 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers

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