Is There A J-Curve? A New Estimation for Japan
The controversial J-curve phenomenon is empirically tested using quarterly data for Japan between 1975:1 and 1996:4. The effects of an appreciation of yen on the ratio of imports to exports (M/X) is analyzed using an error correction model. The impulse response function indicates that the J-curve holds for Japan during the flexible exchange rate regime. [F31, F32, F40]
Volume (Year): 13 (1999)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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