Exchange rate stability and import penetration: The case of Malaysia and Singapore

Teo, Tyson Chih Soon (2013) Exchange rate stability and import penetration: The case of Malaysia and Singapore. Masters thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, (UNIMAS).

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Abstract

In this research, the relationship of nominal exchange rate stability and import penetration between Malaysia (developing economy) and Singapore (developed economy) are being examined. The time series data employed in this research consist of annual data ranging from year 1980 to 2010. The methodology applied in this research comprises of Augmented Dickey Fuller (ADF) unit root test, Johansen and Juselius cointegration test as well as Granger causality test based on Vector Error Correction Model (VECMY In the cases for both countries under review, the Co integration test shows that there is an existence of long run equilibrium linkage between both variables employed. Also, in short run, the Granger causality test shows a positive bi-directional relationship from the independent variable (nominal exchange rate stability) to dependent variable (import penetration ratio). Though the relationship of both variables is similar between both countries, the degree of its relationship varies.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Thesis (M.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2013.
Uncontrolled Keywords: exchange rate, Foreign exchange, International finance, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, Postgraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2015 02:16
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2020 08:54
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/9078

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