Pass-through of exchange rates and purchasing power parity by Robert C. Feenstra

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  • Foreign exchange rates.

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StatementRobert C. Feenstra, Jon D. Kendall.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 4842, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 4842.
ContributionsKendall, Jon D., National Bureau of Economic Research.
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Pagination33, [5] p. :
Number of Pages33
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Downloadable (with restrictions). In this paper we develop and test two hypotheses about purchasing power parity (PPP) derived from the pricing behavior of profit- maximizing, exporting firms.

The first is that changes in the price of traded goods relative to domestic substitutes, due to partial pass- through of exchange rates, will affect the PPP relation.

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Feenstra, Jon D. Kendall. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in August NBER Program(s):International Trade and Investment Program In this paper we develop and test two hypotheses about purchasing power parity (PPP) derived from the pricing behavior of profit- maximizing, exporting firms.

In this paper we develop and test two hypotheses about purchasing power parity (PPP) derived from the pricing behavior of profit- maximizing, exporting firms. The first is that changes in the price of traded goods relative to domestic substitutes, due to partial pass- through of.

We develop and test two hypotheses about purchasing power parity (PPP) derived from the pricing behaviour of profit-maximising, exporting firms. The first is that changes in the price of traded goods relative to domestic substitutes will affect the PPP relation, due to.

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Introduction. Exchange rate fluctuations have small effects on the prices of internationally traded goods. Indeed, empirical research typically finds that the pass-through of exchange rate changes to domestic prices is incomplete, leading to deviations from the Law of One Price.

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