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Testing uncovered interest parity at short and long horizons during the post-Bretton Woods era

Menzie David Chinn

Testing uncovered interest parity at short and long horizons during the post-Bretton Woods era

by Menzie David Chinn

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foreign exchange -- Mathematical models.,
  • Interest rates -- Mathematical models.,
  • International finance -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMenzie D. Chinn, Guy Meredith.
    SeriesNBER working paper series ;, working paper 11077, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) ;, working paper no. 11077.
    ContributionsMeredith, Guy., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB1
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3476665M
    LC Control Number2005616194

    - the collapse of the Bretton Woods system can be traced to U.S. macroeconomic policy decisions () President Johnson - during this time, the U.S. financed huge increases in welfare programs & the Vietnam War by increasing its money supply which then caused significant inflation.   The Bretton Woods system itself collapsed in , when President Richard Nixon severed the link between the dollar and gold — a decision made to prevent a run on Fort Knox, which contained only a third of the gold bullion necessary to cover the amount of dollars in foreign hands. By , most major world economies had allowed their.

    Yet, in surprising stark contrast to short-term estimations, the authors find that the slope coefficient is closer to the hypothesised value of unity than zero when testing for long-term uncovered interest parity, as reported in Table Table Long-term Horizon Regression Estimates of . The book is divided into three main sections, dealing with Bretton Woods’s origins, operations, and legacy, plus a conclusion. The initial article, written by editor Michael Bordo, traces the evolution of the Bretton Woods system from its initial arrangements through its inglorious replacement by floating exchange rates in Author: Robert Batemarco.

    Describe the three broad types of financial crises that have occurred in the post-Bretton Woods era. A number of broad types of financial crises have occurred over the past 30 years, many of which have required the involvement of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). A currency crisis occurs when a speculative attack on the exchange value of a currency results in a sharp depreciation in. Bretton woods was a semi fixed exchange rates set up in the post war period. The Bretton Woods exchange rate system had a system of pegged exchange rates with currencies pegged to the dollar. The dollar was fixed to the price of gold ($35 an ounce) - giving the US.


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Testing uncovered interest parity at short and long horizons during the post-Bretton Woods era by Menzie David Chinn Download PDF EPUB FB2

Menzie D. Chinn & Guy Meredith, "Testing Uncovered Interest Parity at Short and Long Horizons during the Post-Bretton Woods Era," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberwo Note: AP IFM. Testing Uncovered Interest Parity at Short and Long Horizons during the Post-Bretton Woods Era * Menzie D.

Chinn Guy Meredith LaFollette School of Public Affairs International Monetary Fund and Department of Economics Washington, DC University of Wisconsin-Madison and NBER January 3, Abstract The hypothesis that interest rate differentials.

Testing Uncovered Interest Parity at Short and Long Horizons during the Post-Bretton Woods Era Menzie D. Chinn, Guy Meredith. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in January NBER Program(s):Asset Pricing, International Finance and Macroeconomics. Testing Uncovered Interest Parity at Short and Long Horizons during the Post-Bretton Woods Era Menzie D.

Chinn and Guy Meredith NBER Working Paper No. January JEL No. F21, F31, F41 ABSTRACT The hypothesis that interest rate differentials are unbiased predictors of. Testing Uncovered Interest Parity at Short and Long Horizons during the Post-Bretton Woods Era Article in SSRN Electronic Journal January with 44 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Get this from a library. Testing uncovered interest parity at short and long horizons during the post-Bretton Woods era. [Menzie David Chinn; Guy Meredith; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- "The hypothesis that interest rate differentials are unbiased predictors of future exchange rate movements has been almost universally rejected in empirical studies.

Menzie D. Chinn & Guy Meredith, "Testing Uncovered Interest Parity at Short and Long Horizons during the Post-Bretton Woods Era," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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U.S. gas station during the s oil price shock. By the early s, the U.S. dollar's fixed value against gold, under the Bretton Woods system of fixed exchange rates, was seen as overvalued.

The Bretton Woods Agreement was negotiated in July by delegates from 44 countries at the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference held. During the last 25 years, monetary practice in most countries has increasingly been characterized by the attempt to achieve credibility of purpose while expanding the freedom of monetary authorities in controlling policy instruments.

Thus, the world has moved toward monetary frameworks in which, through appropriate institutional devices, a better trade-off between credibility of goals and. In a global economy beset by concerns over a growth recession, financial volatility, and rising inflation, countries in the Western Hemisphere have been among the few bright spots in recent years.

This has not come as a surprise to those following the significant progress achieved by many countries in recent years, both in macroeconomic management and on the structural and institutional front.

An international monetary system is a set of internationally agreed rules, conventions and supporting institutions that facilitate international trade, cross border investment and generally the reallocation of capital between nation should provide means of payment acceptable to buyers and sellers of different nationalities, including deferred payment.

The Bretton Woods system lasted until By that time, inflation in the United States and a growing American trade deficit were undermining the value of the dollar.

Americans urged Germany and Japan, both of which had favorable payments balances, to appreciate their : Mike Moffatt. A new international monetary system was forged by delegates from forty-four nations in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, in July Delegates to the conference agreed to establish the International Monetary Fund and what became the World Bank Group.

The system of currency convertibility that emerged from Bretton Woods lasted until   In the summer ofdelegates from 44 countries met in the midst of World War II to reshape the world's international financial system. The location of the meeting - in the plush Mount Washington Hotel in rural Bretton Woods, New Hampshire - was designed to ensure that the delegates would have no distractions, and no pressure from lobbyists or Congressmen, as they worked on their.

Foreign Exchange: Macro Puzzles, Micro Tools Uncovered Interest Parity, they include the level of the interest differential in Currency fluctuations in the post-Bretton Woods era, Journal of Economic Perspectives, 4: 38 Meese, R., and K.

Rogoff,Empirical exchange rate. International risk sharing and the uncovered interest rate parity conditions. Prices in the rest of the world are given by: () P t ∗ = (1 − α ∗) P H, t ∗ 1 − η + α ∗ P F, t ∗ 1 − η 1 1 − η, where ∗ denotes foreign variables. Because the domestic economy is a small one, for the rest of the world α∗ is equal to : Rodrigo Caputo, Michael Pedersen.

Abstract: Data for the U.S. and the Euro-zone (12) during the post-Bretton Woods period show that nominal and real exchange rates are more volatile than consumption, very persistent, and highly correlated with each other.

Open-economy models with price stickiness and local-currency pricing often require an average duration above 4 quarters to. Chinn, Menzie D., and Guy Meredith. “Monetary Policy and Long Horizon Uncovered Interest Parity.” IMF Staff Papers – Google Scholar.

Chinn, Menzie D., and Guy Meredith. “Testing Uncovered Interest Parity at Short and Long Horizons During the Post-Bretton Woods Era.” NBER Working Paper National Bureau of Author: Pelin Öge Güney. Abstract.

Financial account liberalizations since the second half of the s paved way for the burgeoning literature that investigates foreign exchange market efficiency in emerCited by: both forward premia and interest differentials to predict future spot exchange rates during the post-Bretton Woods period.

A vast body of literature has been developed to document and explain the large deviations from parity conditions1. Another topic that receives recent interest of .A monetary policy that focuses on fixed exchange rates to ensure political and economic stability. It is important because the Bretton Woods Agreement allowed for the U.S.

to adopt the gold standard and allowed other countries to peg their currencies to the U.S. dollar, which was effective until the U.S. dropped out of Bretton Woods.