Horvath, Roman and Komarek, Lubos (2006): Equilibrium Exchange Rates in EU New Members: Applicable for Setting the ERM II Central Parity?
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In this paper we discuss the estimation and methodology of the real equilibrium exchange rate partial equilibrium models and analyze to what extent the resulting estimates are applicable for setting the central parity prior to ERM II entry in the new EU member states. Given the uncertainty surrounding the estimates, we argue that they are informative in the sign rather than the size of the misalignment of the exchange rate, but may still serve as useful consistency checks for the decision on the setting of the central parity. We argue that policy makers should consider the estimates in their decision-making only if the real exchange rate is substantially misaligned.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Czech National Bank|
|Original Title:||Equilibrium Exchange Rates in EU New Members: Applicable for Setting the ERM II Central Parity?|
|Keywords:||Equilibrium Exchange Rate; ERM II; EU New Member States|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E5 - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit > E58 - Central Banks and Their Policies
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E6 - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, and General Outlook > E61 - Policy Objectives; Policy Designs and Consistency; Policy Coordination
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C5 - Econometric Modeling > C52 - Model Evaluation, Validation, and Selection
F - International Economics > F3 - International Finance > F31 - Foreign Exchange
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C5 - Econometric Modeling > C53 - Forecasting and Prediction Methods; Simulation Methods
|Depositing User:||Roman Horvath|
|Date Deposited:||15. Dec 2006|
|Last Modified:||08. Jan 2014 03:39|
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