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Foreign exchange risk premium

Foreign exchange risk premium

does fiscal policy matter? : evidence from Italian data.

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Published by International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesIMF working paper -- WP/97/39
ContributionsInternational Monetary Fund.
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17130134M

e ects of the monetary policy shock on nancial market risk premia: the domestic term premium, the foreign term premium, and the foreign exchange risk premium. We focus primarily on the e ects of U.S. monetary policy shocks, but also include a brief analysis of the impact of Bank of England, European Central Bank, and Bank.


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