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Microeconomics

13th Edition
Roger A. Arnold
ISBN: 9781337617406

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Roger A. Arnold
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What does the purchasing power parity theory say? Give an example to illustrate your answer.

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Purchasing power parity theory with an example.

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Purchasing power parity is a theory which explains that the exchange rate of two currencies will be equal to the ratio of the respective currencies’ purchasing power. This can be explained with the help of an example. Suppose the price of the commodity in Country U’s is $2 and that in Continent E is 1 Euro. Thus, the exchange rate will be $1 = 0...

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