Capital Account Policies and the Real Exchange Rate
NBER Working Paper No. 18404
This paper presents a simple model of how a small open economy can undervalue its real exchange rate using its capital account policies. The paper presents several properties of such policies, and proposes a rule of thumb to assess their welfare cost. The model is applied to an analysis of Chinese capital account policies.
Published: Capital Account Policies and the Real Exchange Rate, Olivier Jeanne, in NBER International Seminar on Macroeconomics 2012 (2013), University of Chicago Press
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