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Is the Chinese Renminbi Undervalued?

  • Tatom, John

The Chinese government has come under increasing criticism from both the U.S. government and some critics in U.S. industry for manipulating its currency. This article offers some insight on whether the yuan is correctly valued. Evidence suggests that, regardless of whether a fixed exchange rate or a market-driven exchange rate is used, the yuan is close to a correct value, and efforts to force more appreciation could be deflationary for China.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 17776.

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Date of creation: 31 Mar 2007
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Publication status: Published in Research Buzz 3.3(2007): pp. 1-3
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:17776
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  1. Alan M. Taylor & Mark P. Taylor, 2004. "The Purchasing Power Parity Debate," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 18(4), pages 135-158, Fall.
  2. Ken Froot & Kenneth Rogoff, . "Perspectives on PPP and Long-Run Real Exchange Rates," Working Paper 32027, Harvard University OpenScholar.
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