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N. Gregory Mankiw
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Textbook Problem

A can of soda costs $1.25 in the United States and 25 pesos in Mexico. What is the peso-dollar exchange rate (measured in pesos per dollar) if purchasing-power parity holds? If a monetary expansion caused all prices in Mexico to double, so that soda rose to 50 pesos, what would happen to the peso-dollar exchange rate?

To determine

The exchange rate between United States and Mexico.

Explanation

If the purchasing power holds, the exchange rate between United States and Mexico when a can of soda costs $1.25 in the United States and 25 pesos in Mexico is calculated as follows:

Exchangerate=UnitcostofsodaMexicoUnitcostofsodaUS=251

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