Shiu-Sheng, Chen (2012): Predicting swings in exchange rates with macro fundamentals.
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This paper investigates fundamentals-based exchange rate predictability from a different perspective. We focus on predicting currency swings (major trends in depreciation or appreciation) rather than on quantitative changes of exchange rates. Having used a nonparametric approach to identify swings in exchange rates, we examine the links between fundamentals and swings in exchange rates using both in-sample and out-of-sample forecasting tests. We use data from 12 developed countries, and our empirical evidence suggests that the uncovered interest parity fundamentals and Taylor rule model with interest rate smoothing are strong predictors of exchange rate swings.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Predicting swings in exchange rates with macro fundamentals|
|Keywords:||exchange rate swings, fundamentals|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E31 - Price Level ; Inflation ; Deflation
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models ; Single Variables > C22 - Time-Series Models ; Dynamic Quantile Regressions ; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models ; Diffusion Processes
|Depositing User:||Shiu-Sheng Chen|
|Date Deposited:||06. Jan 2012 21:16|
|Last Modified:||18. Feb 2013 17:04|
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