The effect of exchange rate changes on Japanese consumption exports

Willem Thorbecke, Atsuyuki Kato

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This paper investigates how exchange rates affect Japanese exports. This is difficult because many of Japan's exports are used to produce goods for re-export. An appreciation in the importing country that decreases exports can decrease its imported inputs from Japan. To avoid this bias we examine consumption exports. Using a panel dataset of Japan's consumption exports to 17 countries over the 1988-2009 period, we find exchange rate elasticities of about one. These results indicate that the large swings in the value of the yen over the last decade have caused large swings in the volume of Japanese exports.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)64-71
ページ数8
ジャーナルJapan and the World Economy
24
発行部数1
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出版物ステータスPublished - 2012 1
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The effect of exchange rate changes on Japanese consumption exports. / Thorbecke, Willem; Kato, Atsuyuki.

:: Japan and the World Economy, 巻 24, 番号 1, 01.2012, p. 64-71.

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Thorbecke, Willem ; Kato, Atsuyuki. / The effect of exchange rate changes on Japanese consumption exports. :: Japan and the World Economy. 2012 ; 巻 24, 番号 1. pp. 64-71.
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