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|Title:||An empirical assessment of currency devaluation in East Asian countries|
|Authors:||Kim, Y. |
|Citation:||Kim, Y., Ying, Y.-H. (2007). An empirical assessment of currency devaluation in East Asian countries. Journal of International Money and Finance 26 (2) : 265-283. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jimonfin.2006.11.004|
|Abstract:||The hypothesis of contractionary devaluation has received surprisingly strong empirical support, especially in the context of Latin American countries. In this paper, we study whether it applies equally well in seven East Asian countries. When we use the pre-1997 crisis data and the trade-weighted exchange rate, we find no evidence of contractionary devaluations. In fact, currency devaluation appears strongly expansionary in several countries. This is contrasted to the case of Chile and Mexico where the evidence of devaluation is persistent. We find that the results are somewhat sensitive to the definition of the exchange rate and the period of estimation. © 2006 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.|
|Source Title:||Journal of International Money and Finance|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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