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Nueva Evidencia Empírica sobre las Turbulencias Cambiarias de la Peseta Española. 1989-1998/New Evidence about Turbulences on the Spanish Peseta. 1989-1998s

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  • RODRÍGUEZ, Mª ARACELI

    () (Departamento de Análisis Económico e Historia e Instituciones Económicas. Universidad de Valladolid.Avda. Esgueva 6. 47011 Valladolid.Teléfono: 983 184428. Fax 983 423 299.)

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El estudio de las razones que conducen a una crisis monetaria o financiera continúa siendo una cuestión abierta. El objetivo de este trabajo es la búsqueda de nueva evidencia y ratificación de las razones que explican la génesis de las turbulencias sobre la peseta española. Basándonos en los resultados de algunos trabajos previos sobre el tema, se construye un índice de presión especulativa que se muestra útil en la identificación de las turbulencias monetarias de la moneda española mediante la aplicación del modelo econométrico de Markov con saltos de régimen. A través del procedimiento ampliado para permitir probabilidades de transición variables intentamos no sólo responder a la cuestión de qué tipo de variables pueden ser responsables de la génesis de estas crisis, sino también comprobar la robustez de la evidencia empírica ya mostrada por estudios similares. The framework of this work is the European Monetary System and the currency crises that the Spanish Peseta suffered during the time it belonged to the ERM. Not only, we try to identify the turbulence periods but also we provide some explanation to those moments. We build an Index of Speculative Pressures for the Spanish Peseta and using the Markov-Switching Regime Model with time varying transition probabilities we study the contrivance of different macroeconomic variables. We have been able to ratify the results which have been obtained by other similar previous studies.

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  • Rodríguez, Mª Araceli, 2005. "Nueva Evidencia Empírica sobre las Turbulencias Cambiarias de la Peseta Española. 1989-1998/New Evidence about Turbulences on the Spanish Peseta. 1989-1998s," Estudios de Economía Aplicada, Estudios de Economía Aplicada, vol. 23, pages 207-230, Abril.
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    Keywords

    Índices de Presión Especulativa; Modelo de Markov; Probabilidades Variables/Speculative Pressure Index; Markov-Switching Model; Time varying Transition Probabilities.;

    JEL classification:

    • F31 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Exchange
    • F36 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Financial Aspects of Economic Integration
    • E42 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Monetary Sytsems; Standards; Regimes; Government and the Monetary System

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