Exchange Rates and Employment Critical Issues. Centre for Poverty, Employment and Growth (CPEG) Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Year Published 2008
Business unit: Special Projects
Resource type: Research reports
Research report: HSRC
File type: PDF
Theme(s): Economic Development, Employment & labour markets

Description

This report starts with a discussion on the mechanisms through which exchange rate shocks are transmitted to employment. Industry specific channels highlight important mechanisms through which the impact of exchange rate movements on employment can either be dampened or amplified. The economy wide channels highlight the need for an integrated industrial and development policy that can coordinate and influence these broad based transmission channels.

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