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Asymmetries in the exchange rate pass-through into Romanian price indices

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  • Cozmanca,Bogdan-Octavian

    () (Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest and National Bank of Romania)

  • Manea, Florentina

    () (RBS Romania)

Abstract

The article examines the asymmetries of the exchange rate pass-through (ERPT) into import, producer and consumer price indices for the Romanian economy. Using three econometric methods naturally equipped to capture various types of asymmetries (MS-VAR, TAR and SETAR), important asymmetries with respect to sign and size of the exchange rate, size of inflation and time period had been detected.

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  • Cozmanca,Bogdan-Octavian & Manea, Florentina, 2009. "Asymmetries in the exchange rate pass-through into Romanian price indices," Working Papers of Macroeconomic Modelling Seminar 092201, Institute for Economic Forecasting.
  • Handle: RePEc:rjr:wpmems:092201
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    Keywords

    exchange rate; pass-through; import prices; producer prices; consumer prices; vector autoregression; asymmetries; MS-VAR; TAR; SETAR.;

    JEL classification:

    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
    • E31 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation
    • E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
    • F31 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Exchange
    • O52 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Europe

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