Melesse, Wondemhunegn Ezezew (2011): The Dynamics between Real Exchange Rate Movements and Trends in Trade Performance: The Case of Ethiopia.
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ABSTRACT Ethiopia’s exchange rate policies have been a bone of contention for concerned economic analysts and commentators alike. This study takes a new look at the record to explore the impact of exchange rate liberalization reforms on export growth in Ethiopia. I employ generalized method of moments estimators (GMM) techniques on time series data for the period 1981- 2009. The study does not support the widely held view that exchange rate reforms induce export growth. But world income was found to positively impact Ethiopia’s export receipts over time.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The Dynamics between Real Exchange Rate Movements and Trends in Trade Performance: The Case of Ethiopia|
|Keywords:||KEYWORDS: Real Exchange Rate, Devaluation, Export Performance.|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F0 - General|
|Depositing User:||Wondemhunegn Ezezew Melesse|
|Date Deposited:||27. Feb 2011 19:30|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 13:48|
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