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Trade costs and real exchange rate volatility

Claudio Bravo-Ortega

Trade costs and real exchange rate volatility

the role of Ricardian comparative advantage

by Claudio Bravo-Ortega

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Published by International Monetary Fund, Research Dept. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foreign exchange rates -- Econometric models.,
  • Comparative advantage (International trade) -- Econometric models.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Claudio Bravo-Ortega and Julian de Giovanni.
    SeriesIMF working paper -- WP/05/5
    ContributionsDi Giovanni, Julian., International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. :
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20092220M

      Using panel data on bilateral trade and exchange rate volatility for the set of G countries from to , the authors investigate the effects of long-run real exchange rate Cited by: In this paper, we study how firm-level export performance is affected by Real Exchange Rate (RER) volatility and investigate whether this effect depends on existing financial constraints. Our empirical .   Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development ISSN (Paper) ISSN (Online) Vol.5, No.9, depreciations relative to the YEN as predicted . Price volatility for 10 commodities explains 48 percent, 63 percent, and 57 percent of U.S. exchange rate volatility with the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan, respectively, over the entire time span, and .


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Description: This paper examines the impact of trade costs on real exchange rate volatility. We incorporate a multi-country Ricardian model of trade, based on the work of Eaton and Kortum (). This paper examines the impact of trade costs on real exchange rate volatility. We incorporate a multi-country Ricardian model of trade, based on the work of Eaton and Kortum (), into a.

Get this from a library. Trade Costs and Real Exchange Rate Volatility: the Role of Ricardian Comparative Advantage. [International Monetary Fund,] -- Annotation This paper examines the. This paper examines the impact of trade costs on real exchange rate volatil- ity.

We model two channels endogenously in a Ricardian framework: (i) non- tradability and (ii) heterogeneous suppliers of traded. Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper examines the impact of trade costs on real exchange rate volatility. The relationship is examined by constructing a two-country Ricardian model of trade, based.

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