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Does black market exchange rate volatility deter the trade flows? Iranian experience

Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee ()

Applied Economics, 2002, vol. 34, issue 18, 2249-2255

Abstract: Previous studies that investigated the impact of exchange rate volatility on the trade flows, employed official exchange rate data to construct a measure of exchange rate uncertainty. In this paper we show that in countries that there is a black market for foreign exchange, the black market exchange rate volatility could have adverse effect on the trade flows. We show this by using data from Iran and cointegration analysis.

Date: 2002
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