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A panel cointegration approach to the estimation of the peseta real exchange rate

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  • Mariam Camarero

    (Jaume I University and FUNCAS)

  • Cecilio Tamarit

    (University of Valencia and FUNCAS)

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In this paper we estimate different specifications of a model for the determination of the bilateral real exchange rate of the peseta relative to nine European Union members. The model is based on Meese and Rogo (1988) monetary approach as extended by MacDonald (1998). The applied econometric techniques are the recent panel cointegration tests developed by Kao (1999), McCoskey and Kao (1998) and Pedroni (1999) for homogeneous and heterogeneous panels. The results are favorable to a model containing relative productivities in tradables and non-tradables and the real interest rate diferentials as explanatory variables.

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  • Mariam Camarero & Cecilio Tamarit, 2001. "A panel cointegration approach to the estimation of the peseta real exchange rate," Working Papers 01-08, Asociación Española de Economía y Finanzas Internacionales.
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    • C33 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
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