1998-01-21Buch DOI: 10.18452/3706
The Monetary Model of the Exchange Rate
A Structural Interpretation
We emphasize the importance of properly identifying the long-run relations underlying the monetary model of the exchange rate. The separate estimation of long-run money demands leads to a “structural” error correction equation which allows an interpretation of the various channels affecting the exchange rate in the monetary model. We apply this approach to the analysis of the DM/Dollar exchange rate where the structural model yields better results than various alternative forecast strategies, among them a random walk.
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