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Determinants of Trade and Growth Performance in Africa: A Cross-Country Exchange Rate Regimes

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  • Amvouna, A.M.

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The purpose of this study is to assess the economic performance of African countries according to their exchange rate regimes. The methodology is based on the estimation of an empirical growth model that controls for labor productivity, investment share, initial income per capita, and changes in the external environment (i.e., terms of trade and real exchange rate).

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  • Amvouna, A.M., 1998. "Determinants of Trade and Growth Performance in Africa: A Cross-Country Exchange Rate Regimes," Papers 18, Bell Communications - Economic Research Group.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:bellco:18
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    Keywords

    EXCHANGE RATE ; FINANCIAL POLICY ; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES;

    JEL classification:

    • F30 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - General
    • F31 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Exchange
    • O55 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Africa

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