Yin-Wong Cheung is currently the Head and Chair Professor of International Economics, Department of Economics and Finance, City University of Hong Kong. Concurrently, he is a member of the Council of Advisers, Hong Kong Institute of Monetary Research (HKIMR/HKMA), a Research Fellow at the CESifo Institute in Germany, a founding and board member of the Methods in International Finance Network in Europe, and a Chair Professor of the Shandong University. He is also professor emeritus of the Economics Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His areas of research include econometrics, applied econometrics, exchange rate dynamics, asset pricing, output fluctuation, and economic issues of Asian Economies. He has published over 100 refereed articles in more than 40 academic journals, coauthored the books Financial Options (in Chinese), and The Economic Integration of Greater China. He also co-edited the books, China and Asia: Economic and Financial Interactions, Asia and China in the Global Economy, The Evolving Role of Asia in Global Finance, and The Evolving Role of China in the Global Economy. He obtained his Bachelor and Masters Degrees, respectively, from the University of Hong Kong and the University of Essex. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 1990, Cheung joined the University of California in Santa Cruz. He is included in The America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals, the Academic Keys Who's Who in Social Sciences Higher Education, Who’s Who in Economics, Who’s Who in America, and Who’s Who in the World.
Exchange rate movements and Indian firms’ exports
01 Nov 2013
Understanding the effects of exchange-rate changes on a country’s trade balance calls for an analysis of how exchange-rate fluctuations affect the decisions of individual firms. This column explores the effects of changes in the exchange rate on the share of exports of Indian non-financial sector firms.
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