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Real Wage and Nominal Shock: Evidence from Pacific-Rim Countries

  • Doh-Khul Kim
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    This paper examines aggregate real-wage responses to nominal shocks in four Pacific-rim countries utilizing a vector autoregression (VAR) framework. In this study, positive real-wage responses are found in Japan and New Zealand whereas negative responses are found in Australia and Korea. In the transmission of nominal shocks to real economic activities, the findings show a sticky-price model to be more important in Japan and New Zealand, while a sticky-wage model plays the more dominant role in Australia and Korea. Copyright International Atlantic Economic Society 2005

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    Article provided by International Atlantic Economic Society in its journal International Advances in Economic Research.

    Volume (Year): 11 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 3 (August)
    Pages: 249-255

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:iaecre:v:11:y:2005:i:3:p:249-255
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