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    Effects of Currency Appreciation and Depreciation

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    a) Given illustrative data for a company selling its output in a foreign country, calculate effects of an appreciation and a depreciation in the exchange rate on the price of its output in that country and the likely effects on the demand for its output.

    b) For a company sourcing key inputs in a foreign country, calculate effects of an appreciation and depreciation in the exchange rate on its input prices and the likely effects on the company's cost of production.

    c) can a devaluation of the dollar, improve US GDP and provide economic growth? Based on your observation, is that statement true and why? Explain and justify your claims

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    a) Given illustrative data (provided by the instructor) for a company selling its output in a foreign country, calculate effects of an appreciation and a depreciation in the exchange rate on the price of its output in that country and the likely effects on the demand for its output.

    Table 15.2: Effect of Dollar Appreciation and Depreciation on U.S. Exports and Imports
    R = Euro/$ Domestic Price Jan 05: R = 0.76 Jan 06: R = 0.82 Effect on Exports (X) and Imports (M)
    U.S. Exports: Televisions $1,000 Euro 760 Euro ...

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    How a change in the $US/Euro exchange rate affects prices, trade and GDP.

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