DP466 | A Chaotic Monetary Model of the Exchange Rate

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01/10/1990

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Abstract

We use a monetary (Dornbusch) model of the exchange rate and introduce speculative dynamics, in which fundamentalists and chartists interact. The resulting non-linearities in the model produce `chaotic' behaviour of the exchange rate. We also analyse the effects of money-stock surprises in such a model. Finally, we study the behaviour of the exchange rate when `news' occurs infrequently.