The Effect of Exchange Rate on Exports and Imports: The Case of Jordan

@inproceedings{Sweidan2013TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Exchange Rate on Exports and Imports: The Case of Jordan},
  author={Osama D. Sweidan},
  year={2013}
}
This article aims at exploring the effect of exchange rate on exports and imports in Jordan over the 1976--2009 period. In addition, it tests if Jordan's workers' remittances create an effect, equivalent to "the Dutch disease effect," on Jordan's exports competitiveness, and it computes Marshall-Lerner condition to check the foreign exchange market stability. We employ the bounds testing approach to cointegration and the error correction model. We find that Jordan's competitiveness has a trend… CONTINUE READING