Real exchange rates and commodity prices in a neoclassical model

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Statementprepared by Carmen M. Reinhart.
SeriesIMF working paper -- WP/88/55
ContributionsReinhart, Carmen M., International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. --
Number of Pages28
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Open LibraryOL21868078M

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Real Exchange Rates and Commodity Prices in a Neoclassical Model that explains the observed empirical relationship between government spending and world commodity supplies and the real exchange rate and real commodity prices. It is shown that fiscal expansion and increasing world commodity supplies simultaneously lead to an appreciation of Cited by: 5.

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It is shown that fiscal expansion and increasing world commodity supplies simultaneously lead to an appreciation of the real exchange rate and a decline in.

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In this paper the interest rate effect of government deficit financing in neoclassical model with endogenous labour supply and knowledge-based growth is Size: KB. In order to understand the mechanism how the neutrality of money is maintained, we must analyse the effect of change in the quantity of money.

Let us start with the initial equilibrium position when all prices, i.e., the commodity prices, the interest rate and the real wage rate are at their equilibrium levels P 0, i 0 and (W/P)o respectively. Neoclassical economics is a theory that focuses on how the perception of efficacy or usefulness of products affects market forces: supply and demand.

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Five Traditional Exchange Rate Models. The traditional exchange rate models seek for the identification of an equilibrium between two economies in order to calculate the fair value of the exchange rate. An equilibrium based on the relative valuation of an identical commodity, on relative inflation, on the relative level of real interest rates, etc.

9 South Africa’s Real Exchange Rate Performance LUCA ANTONIO RICCI The rand has depreciated substantially since the end of the end ofit lost about 50 percent of its value (Figure ).

Most of this depreciation reflected South. Based on several quantitative experiments undertaken in the s with fixed savings rates versions of the neoclassical model, many economists further believe that the transition process can be lengthy, potentially rationalizing differences in growth rates across countries that are sustained for decades.

Neoclassical economics is an approach to economics that relates supply and demand to an individual's rationality and his ability to maximize utility or profit. Neoclassical economics also uses Author: Will Kenton.

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The in-depth analysis mainlyFile Size: KB. The data clearly show that there are large fluctuations in real exchange rates (that is, the price of a consumption basket in one country relative to another).

Since the neoclassical models did not allow for the failure of the law of one price, there had to be some other mechanism for explaining these movements in real exchange rates. that exchange rate conversions based on PPP yield unbiased income comparisons.

The results of both papers hinge on two powerful insights. The first, is that the introduction of nontradables into standard trade mod- els was necessary to understand the relationship between exchange rates and relative prices.

neoclassical economics a school of economic ideas based on the writings of MARSHALL, etc., that superseded CLASSICAL ECONOMIC doctrines towards the end of the 19th century Frequently referred to as the ‘marginal revolution’, neoclassical economics involved a shift in emphasis away from classical economic concern with the source of wealth and its division.

variables in this model economy, we don’t need to keep track of the distribution of wealth. From (8), we derive easily that aggregate consumption only depends on aggregate variables (prices and aggregate wealth), i.e.

Ct= Θ ¡ pt ¢ +(1−β)At, (9) where Atcan be clearly be expressed only as a function of the sequence of prices {pt} ∞ t=0. Reflecting monetary, neoclassical, and neoKeynesian research agendas, the book investigates all four dimensions of international money and finance - theory, evidence, policy, and institutions.

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Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. One basic difference between classical economists and neoclassical ones. That workers should only be hired if their real wage is equal to that which they contribute to the firm The Marginal Revenue Product.

The solid line gives the real exchange rate, and the dashed line is the one-year real interest differential. 10 A rise in the real exchange rate represents a depreciation of the mark, and a rise in the real interest differential represents a rise in German real interest rates relative to those prevailing in the United States.

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Printed and bound in the United States of America. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Wolff, Richard D. Contending economic theories: neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian / Richard D.

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