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Exchange-rate economics for the resources sector

  • Clements, Kenneth
  • Lan, Yihui
  • Roberts, John

The paper provides an account of aspects of exchange-rate economics that are of particular relevance to the resources sector. The issues discussed include exchange-rate volatility and the risk management practices used to deal with it, the role of productivity differences across countries, and the impact of a booming resources sector on the country's exchange rate. The discussion is organized around a simple stylized model that emphasizes the quantity theory of money and purchasing power parity as a long-run link between prices and exchange rates.

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Volume (Year): 33 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 102-117

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