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Exchange rate determination, macroeconomic dynamics and stability under heterogeneous behavioral FX expectations

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Abstract In this paper the role of behavioral forecasting rules of chartist and fundamentalist type for the dynamic macroeconomic stability of a two-country system is investigated. The main result of the paper is that for large trend-chasing parameters in the chartist rule used in the FX market, not only this market but also the entire macroeconomic system is destabilized. This outcome takes place despite of a monetary policy conduction in both countries which satisfies the Taylor Principle, and thus highlights the limits of monetary policy as a macroeconomic stabilization instrument in a world of boundedly rational agents.

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  • Proaño, Christian R., 2011. "Exchange rate determination, macroeconomic dynamics and stability under heterogeneous behavioral FX expectations," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 77(2), pages 177-188, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jeborg:v:77:y:2011:i:2:p:177-188
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