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Exchange rate policy and economic distortions

Befekadu Degefe.

Exchange rate policy and economic distortions

the Ethiopian experience, 1976-1983

by Befekadu Degefe.

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Published by s.n.] in [Addis Ababa? .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ethiopia.
    • Subjects:
    • Foreign exchange -- Ethiopia.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBefekadu Degefe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3983 .B43 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination22 leaves ;
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2332856M
      LC Control Number86221527

      A Review of the Theoretical and Empirical Literature Marjan Petreski Staffordshire University Abstract The aim of this paper is to examine the theoretical and empirical arguments for the relationship between the exchange-rate regime and economic growth. As a nominal variable, the exchange rate (regime) might not affect the long-run economic growth. important price in any economy, for it affects all other prices. In most countries, policy toward the national currency is prominent and controversial. Exchange rates are so central to the world economy that economic epochs are often known by the prevailing exchange rate system – the Gold Standard Era, the Bretton Woods Era. Contemporary.

      Evaluation points on the effects of exchange rate changes. Changes in the exchange rate have quite a powerful effect on the economy but we tend to assume ceteris paribus – all other factors held constant – which of course is highly unlikely to be the case. Counter-balancing use of fiscal and monetary policy: For example the government can alter fiscal policy to manage AD. on ‘The Economics of Exchange Rates’, which provides a comprehensive review of the post-war literature on the subject until the early s, may be seen as useful groundwork preliminary to the study of this book, although readers with a good general background in economics should be able to tackle the book head on.

      Jul 05,  · In examining issues such as the gold exchange standard, the gold bullion standard, the experience of floating exchange rates, the Bretton Woods arrangements, the EMS and the ERM, and the Currency Board approach, there is a conscious attempt to draw out the relevance of history for policy Book Edition: 1st Edition. In Sri Lanka, the study by Aslam () employed the use of an Ordinary Least Square methodology to investigate the impact of exchange rate on economic growth. The study used time series data from.


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Country-speci–c shocks, such as productivity shocks, may impact on the real exchange rate leading to reverse causality. Exchange rate policy The exchange rate of an economy affects aggregate demand through its effect on export and import prices, and policy makers may exploit this connection.

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A hard peg exchange rate policy will not allow short-term fluctuations in the exchange rate. If the government first announces a hard peg and then later changes its mind—perhaps the government becomes unwilling to keep interest rates high or to hold high levels of foreign exchange reserves—then the result of abandoning a hard peg could be a dramatic shift in the exchange rate.

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For example, an appreciation of the exchange rate usually reduces the price of imported consumer goods and durables, raw materials and capital goods.1. Introduction. The role of exchange rate policies for economic development is still largely debated.

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