The Effect of Exchange Rate Uncertainty on US Imports from the UK: Consistent OLS Estimation with Volatility Measured by An ARCH-type Model
Jan Podivinsky (),
Chongcheul Cheong and
No 212, Econometric Society 2004 Australasian Meetings from Econometric Society
This paper investigates the effect of exchange rate volatility on US-UK bilateral trade flows. As part of econometric problems arising from a generated variable, we consider a special case when an ARCH type auxiliary model is used to measure uncertainty in the exchange rate and discuss a procedure for the correct inference of the OLS estimates of the primary equation in the second stage, which includes the generated variable. By applying this two-step approach, we find a statistically significant, negative impact of exchange rate uncertainty on US imports from the United Kin
Keywords: ARCH model; Consistent estimation; Generated regressors; Volatility (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C22 C51 F14 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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