Stavarek, Daniel (2007): Comparative analysis of the exchange market pressure in Central European countries with the Eurozone membership perspective.
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This paper estimates the exchange market pressure (EMP) in four Central European countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia) during the period 1993-2006. Therefore, it is one of very few studies focused on this region and the very first paper applying concurrently model-dependent as well as model-independent approach to the EMP estimation on these countries. The results obtained suggest that the approaches are not compatible and lead to absolutely inconsistent findings. They often differ in both identification of principal development trends and estimated magnitude and direction of the pressure. Therefore, any general conclusion on those issues is hard to draw. The paper provides evidence that a shift in the exchange rate regime towards the quasi-fixed ERM II should not lead to increasing EMP. However, it is highly probable that some episodes of the excessive EMP will make the fulfillment of the exchange rate stability criterion more difficult in all countries analyzed unless the criterion will have eased.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Silesian University - School of Business Administration|
|Original Title:||Comparative analysis of the exchange market pressure in Central European countries with the Eurozone membership perspective|
|Keywords:||exchange market pressure; model-dependent approach; model-independent approach; EU New Member States; exchange rate stability criterion|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F3 - International Finance > F36 - Financial Aspects of Economic Integration
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E4 - Money and Interest Rates > E42 - Monetary Systems ; Standards ; Regimes ; Government and the Monetary System ; Payment Systems
F - International Economics > F3 - International Finance > F31 - Foreign Exchange
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models ; Multiple Variables > C32 - Time-Series Models ; Dynamic Quantile Regressions ; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models ; Diffusion Processes ; State Space Models
|Depositing User:||Daniel Stavarek|
|Date Deposited:||08. Jul 2007|
|Last Modified:||19. Feb 2013 02:24|
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