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n South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences - The exchange rate, the trade balance and the J-curve effect in South Africa

Volume 17, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1015-8812
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Abstract

We find that for the period 1994-2011 there is robust statistical evidence that, in the long run, net exports are boosted by a weaker real effective exchange rate. However, this effect does not hold in the short run. We thus find empirical evidence supporting the J-curve effect for South Africa.

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2014-01-01
2016-12-09

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