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Measuring the trade effects of EMU
|Statement||prepared by Hamid Faruqee.|
|Series||IMF working paper -- WP/04/154|
|Contributions||International Monetary Fund. European Dept.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||28 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||28|
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Measuring the Trade Effects of EMU Prepared by Hamid Faruqee1 Authorized for distribution by Albert Jaeger August Abstract This Working Paper should not be reported as representing the views of the IMF.
The views expressed in this Working Paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent those of the IMF or IMF policy. This paper examines the impact of European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) on trade within the euro area.
Using panel data for 22 industrial countries, the analysis estimates the effect of the euro's arrival on area-wide trade compared to bilateral trade Cited by: 9. Recent literature is more focused on the trade effects of monetary unions. 1 The general Measuring the trade effects of EMU book of the analyses focused on the European monetary union (EMU) is that EMU has a noticeable impact on.
This paper examines the impact of European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) on trade within the euro area. Using panel data for 22 industrial countries, the analysis estimates the effect of the euro’s arrival on area-wide trade compared to bilateral trade flows between other industrial countries.
Author(s): Hamid Faruqee. Abstract: This paper examines the impact of European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) on trade within the euro area. Using panel data for 22 industrial countries, the analysis estimates the effect of the euro's arrival on area-wide trade compared to bilateral trade flows between other industrial countries.
This chapter investigates whether monetary unification can increase trade and foreign direct investment within Europe.
It examines the relationship between exports and nominal exchange rate uncertainty for 10 European Monetary Union (EMU) countries during the period – First, it discusses the ways in which the replacement of national currencies by the euro may affect cross-border Author: Harry Flam.
EMU enlargement. 1 While trade barriers between the old and new EU member states had already been removed during the s, sharing a common currency may further deepen real economic integration.
Empirical findings on intra-EMU trade effects of the introduction of the. Controlling for a host of other factors, we find that the effect of EMU on bilateral trade between member countries ranges between 5 and 10 percent, when compared to trade between all other pairs of countries, and between 9 and 20 percent, when compared to trade among non-EMU countries.
Faruqee, Hamid () “Measuring the Trade Effects of EMU” IMF WP/04/ Fidrmuc, Jarko () “The Endogeneity of the Optimum Currency Area Criteria, Intra-Industry Trade, and EMU Enlargement” Contemporary Economic Policy the liberalisation of trade may influence the mark-up, and it is possible that EMU effects might also matter.
We might expect this effect to be observable soon after the formation of EMU, even if it takes some time to work fully through. The effect on cost price mark-ups is potentially different from the direct efficiency effects of EMUCited by: Changes in the level of the exchange rates are differentiated in both sign and absolute value.
The direct export effect of EMU is (e − 1) × ≈ % and is also common to all countries. Compared to FDI, other effects on trade differ in two respects.
First, the volatility effect on trade depends also on the sign of the trade by: 4. The effects of EMU on trade 15 5. Effects of EMU on business cycle synchronisation, risk sharing and specialization 19 Business cycle synchronisation 20 Specialisation 21 Risk sharing 23 6.
Effects of EMU on financial markets 24 7. Effects of EMU on product and labour market reforms 27 8. Effects of EMU on inflation persistence.
Cieslik A, Michalet JJ, Mycielski J () Measuring the trade effects of the euro in central and Eastern Europe. J Int Trade & Econ Dev 21(1)–49 CrossRef Google Scholar Cîndea IM, Cîndea M () The euro effect on international by: In this paper, we study the intra-EMU and intra-Eurozone trade effects of the euro adoption on 29 European Economic and Monetary Union countries (including 17 Eurozone economies.
Our results suggest the EMU has a stimulating effect on trade. It is these benefits, among others, that presumably give Greece a strong reason to remain in the EMU. Reuven Glick is a group vice president in the Economic Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
11 The operation of EMU to date provides a narrow but informative evidence base on the potential short to medium-term effects of EMU on cross-border trade and investment, and in particular on FDI.
Positive effects on cross-border trade at an aggregate level are broadly confirmed by analysis at a sectoral level. Theory of trade, EMU and economic growth 9 3. UK and EU trade 17 4. Evidence on the impact of exchange rate uncertainty on trade 27 5. The trade effect of a currency union 33 6.
Has EMU raised euro area trade. 47 7. Conclusions: What EMU could mean for UK trade 59 References 63 Annex A: The alternative hypothesis 67 Annex B: Theories of. the forthcoming EMU enlargement.1 While trade barriers between the old and new EU member states had already been removed during the s, sharing a common currency may further deepen real economic integration.
Empirical findings on intra-EMU trade effects of the introduction of the euro by theCited by: We find with this approach that currency unions have a positive effect on trade. The EMU is estimated to raise trade by around 50%, while non-EMU currency unions boost exports by over %.
Thus, we find that the EMU has a smaller trade effect than other currency unions, an effect that is well below the estimate implied by our prior work. "Measuring the trade effects of the euro in Central and Eastern Europe," The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol.
21(1), pagesNovember. Paulo Guimarães & Pedro Portugal, Cited by:. notably reduces, or even eliminates, the euro effect on trade; however, both ignore the poten-tial existence of stochastic trends in the data. Since the establishment of the euro is a long-run process, we claim that long-run estimation methods are more appropriate to measure the euro effect.Much has been written about European Monetary Union (EMU), mostly concerning its desirability and whether it will ever come to exist.
Now it is here, and likely to stay. The ‘next generation’ of research on EMU is already under way, and this volume presents a significant sample of that research. The authors explore questions such as: How do central bankers who used to run their own banks.1.
Introduction. In this short paper, we ask the question “What is the effect of currency union 1 membership on international trade?”. Since an increase in trade prompted by currency union would be an unexpected benefit of European Monetary Union (EMU) or dollarization, this is an interesting question to both policy-makers and by: