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dc.contributor.authorThorbecke, Willemen_US
dc.contributor.authorKato, Atsuyukien_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-08-30en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-15T12:26:41Z-
dc.date.available2011-12-15T12:26:41Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/53660-
dc.description.abstractThis 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 correct for 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 that a 10% appreciation of the yen would reduce Japan's consumption goods exports by 9%. 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.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherAsian Development Bank Institute Tokyoen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesADBI working paper series 298en_US
dc.subject.jelF30en_US
dc.subject.jelF32en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.stwWechselkursrisikoen_US
dc.subject.stwAu├čenhandelseffekten_US
dc.subject.stwKonsumguten_US
dc.subject.stwJapanen_US
dc.titleThe effect of exchange rate changes on Japanese consumption exportsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn667350837en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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