Weber, Enzo (2007): Economic Integration and the Foreign Exchange.
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This paper demonstrates effects of economic convergence processes on the foreign exchange behaviour in a monetary modelling approach. Since the exchange rate represents the relative price of two currencies, commonness of stochastic trends between the fundamental determinants of supply and demand of the underlying monies restricts exchange rate movements to transitory fluctuations. In the spirit of optimal currency areas, this has the potential to serve as a criterion for an all-round integration of two economies. Empirically, such a constellation is found between Australia and New Zealand, whereas diverging trends in money and interest rates characterise the relation of Australia towards the US.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University Berlin|
|Original Title:||Economic Integration and the Foreign Exchange|
|Keywords:||Monetary Exchange Rate Model; Convergence; Stationarity; Australia|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables > C32 - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models
F - International Economics > F3 - International Finance > F31 - Foreign Exchange
F - International Economics > F4 - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance > F41 - Open Economy Macroeconomics
|Depositing User:||Enzo Weber|
|Date Deposited:||06. Sep 2007|
|Last Modified:||25. Feb 2013 08:05|