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Exchange Rates and Economic Growth in Kenya: An Econometric Analysis


  • McPherson, M.F.
  • Rakovski, T.


The current work expands on an earlier paper which had discussed the relationship between economic growth and exchange rate in Kenya. Based on data for the period 1970 to 1996, we analyze the possible direct and indirect relationship between the real and nominal exchange rates and GDP growth.

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  • McPherson, M.F. & Rakovski, T., 2000. "Exchange Rates and Economic Growth in Kenya: An Econometric Analysis," Equity and Growth through Economic Research 56, EAGER Publication/BHM.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:eagerd:56

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    Cited by:

    1. Vera Ogeh Fiador & Nicholas Biekpe, 2015. "Monetary policy and exchange market pressure-evidence from sub-Saharan Africa," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 47(37), pages 3921-3937, August.

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    JEL classification:

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


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