Exchange Rate Expectations: A Survey of Survey Studies
The empirical literature on survey-based exchange rate expectations is briefly surveyed. The literature in general supports the presence of a nonzero risk premium and rejects the hypothesis of rational expectations. The crucial result is that, whereas short-run expectations tend to move away from some long-run "normal" values, long-run expectations tend to move back toward them. If this behavior of short-run expectations increases the volatility of exchange rate movements, there may be a basis for an official measure to minimize short-run exchange rate movements.
Volume (Year): 38 (1991)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
|Contact details of provider:|| Web page: http://www.palgrave-journals.com/ |
|Order Information:|| Postal: Palgrave Macmillan Journals, Subscription Department, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 6XS, UK|
Web: http://www.palgrave-journals.com/pal/subscribe/index.html Email:
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:pal:imfstp:v:38:y:1991:i:1:p:156-183. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Daniel Foley)
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.