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An empirical analysis of real exchange rate movements in the euro

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  • Shigeyuki Hamori
  • Naoko Hamori

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This study uses a long-run Structural Vector Autoregressive (SVAR) approach to identify the sources of real exchange rate fluctuations in the euro. The empirical results indicate that real shocks play a dominant role in explaining the real exchange rate fluctuations in the euro. This implies that the best approach for policymakers toward improving the competitiveness of the EU is to focus on improvements in the real economy, such as improvements in efficiency, technologies and productivity.

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  • Shigeyuki Hamori & Naoko Hamori, 2011. "An empirical analysis of real exchange rate movements in the euro," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 43(10), pages 1187-1191.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:applec:v:43:y:2011:i:10:p:1187-1191
    DOI: 10.1080/00036840802600319
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