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Evaluating India's exchange rate regime under global shocks


  • Ashima Goyal

    () (Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research)


The paper assesses the performance of India's managed float with respect to maintaining a real competitive exchange rate, its effect on trade, on stability of currency and financial markets, and on inflation. It also derives the current range that balances these three effects.

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  • Ashima Goyal, 2018. "Evaluating India's exchange rate regime under global shocks," Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai Working Papers 2018-019, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, India.
  • Handle: RePEc:ind:igiwpp:2018-019

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    1. Alan S. Blinder & Michael Ehrmann & Marcel Fratzscher & Jakob De Haan & David-Jan Jansen, 2008. "Central Bank Communication and Monetary Policy: A Survey of Theory and Evidence," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 46(4), pages 910-945, December.
    2. Alan S. Blinder & Michael Ehrmann & Marcel Fratzscher & Jakob De Haan & David-Jan Jansen, 2008. "Central Bank Communication and Monetary Policy: A Survey of Theory and Evidence," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 46(4), pages 910-945, December.
    3. Ashima Goyal, 2017. "Intervention And Signaling: Interaction Between Central Banks And Fx Markets In An Emerging Market," The Singapore Economic Review (SER), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 62(01), pages 193-225, March.
    4. Goyal, Ashima & Arora, Sanchit, 2012. "The Indian exchange rate and Central Bank action: An EGARCH analysis," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 23(1), pages 60-72.
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    6. Ashima Goyal & Abhishek Kumar, 2018. "The effect of oil shocks and cyclicality in hiding Indian twin deficits," Journal of Economic Studies, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 45(1), pages 27-45, January.
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    1. Nyoni, Thabani, 2019. "An ARIMA analysis of the Indian Rupee/USD exchange rate in India," MPRA Paper 96908, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Ashima Goyal, 2019. "Price discovery in Indian government securities market, monetary management and the cost of government borrowing," Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai Working Papers 2019-007, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, India.

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    India; exchange rate regime; trade; stability; capital flows; inflation;
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    JEL classification:

    • F41 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Open Economy Macroeconomics
    • F31 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Exchange
    • E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy

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