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Foreign investment and real exchange rate volatility in emerging Asian countries
This study asks whether greater foreign investment reduces real exchange rate volatility in eight emerging Asian countries. As a noteworthy aspect, we utilize detailed measures of foreign investment, including foreign ...
On the accuracy of private forecasts of inflation and growth in Brazil
This study evaluates the accuracy of the private-sector forecasts of inflation and growth in industrial production collected by the Brazilian Central Bank (BCB). In addition to examining directional accuracy, we utilize ...
Predicting gasoline prices using Michigan survey data
This study investigates the predictive power of Michigan Surveys of Consumers (MSC) data for gasoline prices. Specifically, we utilize the MSC data on both expected inflation and consumer sentiment to construct a vector ...