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Exchange Rates and Oil Prices

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  • Robert A. Amano
  • Simon van Norden

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The authors document a robust and interesting relationship between the real domestic price of oil and real effective exchange rates for Germany, Japan and the United States. They explain why they think the real oil price captures exogenous terms-of-trade shocks and why such shocks could be the most important factor determining real exchange rates in the long run.

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  • Robert A. Amano & Simon van Norden, 1995. "Exchange Rates and Oil Prices," International Finance 9509001, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpif:9509001
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