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Jeffrey A. Frankel
James W. Harpel Professor of Capital Formation and Growth
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The Currency-Plus-Commodity Basket: A Proposal for Exchange Rates in Oil-Exporting Countries to Accommodate Trade Shocks Automatically

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Currency-Plus-Commodity Basket: A Proposal for Exchange Rates in Oil-Exporting Countries to Accommodate Trade Shocks Automatically." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-034, August 2017.

RWP17-034

Date Submitted: 08/17/2017 .
Paper Categorized as:

How to Cope with Volatile Commodity Export Prices: Four Proposals

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "How to Cope with Volatile Commodity Export Prices: Four Proposals." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-033, August 2017.

RWP17-033

Date Submitted: 08/14/2017 .
Paper Categorized as:

Systematic Managed Floating

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Systematic Managed Floating." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-025, June 2017.

RWP17-025

Date Submitted: 06/23/2017 .
Paper Categorized as:

Globalization and Chinese Growth: Ends of Trends?

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Globalization and Chinese Growth: Ends of Trends?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-029, July 2016.

RWP16-029

Date Submitted: 08/04/2016 .
Paper Categorized as: Finance, Monetary Policy

Bias in Official Fiscal Forecasts: Can Private Forecasts Help?

Frankel, Jeffrey A., and Jesse Schreger. "Bias in Official Fiscal Forecasts: Can Private Forecasts Help?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-021, May 2016.

RWP16-021

Date Submitted: 05/18/2016 .
Paper Categorized as: Public Finance, International Economics

Does It Matter If Statistical Agencies Frame the Month’s CPI Report on a 1-Month or 12-Month Basis?

Frankel, Jeffrey A., and Ayako Saiki. "Does It Matter If Statistical Agencies Frame the Month’s CPI Report on a 1-Month or 12-Month Basis?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-011, March 2016.

RWP16-011

Date Submitted: 03/15/2016 .
Paper Categorized as: Finance, Public Finance, Monetary Policy

International Coordination

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "International Coordination." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-002, January 2016.

RWP16-002

Date Submitted: 01/04/2016 .
Paper Categorized as: International Economics, Exchange Rates, Monetary Policy

The Plaza Accord, 30 Years Later

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Plaza Accord, 30 Years Later." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-056, September 2015.

RWP15-056

Date Submitted: 09/20/2015 .
Paper Categorized as: International Economics, Exchange Rates

The Euro Crisis: Where to From Here?

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Euro Crisis: Where to From Here?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-015, March 2015.

RWP15-015

Date Submitted: 03/27/2015 .
Paper Categorized as: International Economics, Monetary Policy

Nominal GDP Targeting for Middle-Income Countries

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Nominal GDP Targeting for Middle-Income Countries." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-033, July 2014.

RWP14-033

Date Submitted: 07/21/2014 .
Paper Categorized as: Finance, Banking, Monetary Policy

National Security Warrants Slowing Domestic Oil Depletion, Not Accelerating It

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "National Security Warrants Slowing Domestic Oil Depletion, Not Accelerating It." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series, August 2013 (first draft).

RWP13-043

Date Submitted: 10/28/2013 .
Paper Categorized as: Environment and Natural Resources, National and International Security, Regulatory Policy, Energy, Natural Resources, Energy

Effects of Speculation and Interest Rates in a “Carry Trade” Model of Commodity Prices

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Effects of Speculation and Interest Rates in a “Carry Trade” Model of Commodity Prices." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-022, January 24, 2014 (Revised from June 2013; and November 2013).

RWP13-022

Date Submitted: 06/17/2013 .
Paper Categorized as: Finance, International Economics, Monetary Policy, Trade Policy, Monetary Policy

The Future of the Currency Union

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Future of the Currency Union." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-015, May 2013.

RWP13-015

Date Submitted: 05/13/2013 .
Paper Categorized as: International Economics, Finance, Banking, Monetary Policy, Monetary Policy

Over-Optimistic Official Forecasts in the Eurozone and Fiscal Rules

Frankel, Jeffrey A., and Jesse Schreger. "Over-Optimistic Official Forecasts in the Eurozone and Fiscal Rules." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-041, September 2012.

RWP12-041

Date Submitted: 09/11/2012 .
Paper Categorized as: Economic Growth, International Economics, Monetary Policy

Sustainable Cooperation in Global Climate Policy: Specific Formulas and Emission Targets

Bosetti, Valentina, and Jeffrey A. Frankel. "Sustainable Cooperation in Global Climate Policy: Specific Formulas and Emission Targets." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-012, April 2012.

RWP12-012

Date Submitted: 04/10/2012 .
Paper Categorized as: Economic Growth, Environment and Natural Resources, Climate Change , Energy

The Natural Resource Curse: A Survey of Diagnoses and Some Prescriptions

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Natural Resource Curse: A Survey of Diagnoses and Some Prescriptions." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-014, April 2012.

RWP12-014

Date Submitted: 04/10/2012 .
Paper Categorized as: Economic Growth, International Economics, Natural Resources, Trade Policy

What Small Countries Can Teach the World

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "What Small Countries Can Teach the World." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-013, April 2012.

RWP12-013

Date Submitted: 04/10/2012 .
Paper Categorized as: Economic Growth, International Economics, Trade Policy, Monetary Policy

On Graduation from Fiscal Procyclicality

Frankel, Jeffrey A., Carlos A Vegh, and Guillermo Vulentin. "On Graduation from Fiscal Procyclicality." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-011, April 2012.

RWP12-011

Date Submitted: 04/10/2012 .
Paper Categorized as: International Economics, Finance, Public Finance, Banking, Monetary Policy, Monetary Policy

A Comparison of Product Price Targeting and Other Monetary Anchor Options, for Commodity Exporters in Latin America

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "A Comparison of Product Price Targeting and Other Monetary Anchor Options, for Commodity Exporters in Latin America." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-027, July 2011.

RWP11-027

Date Submitted: 07/15/2011 .
Paper Categorized as: International Economics, Exchange Rates, Monetary Policy

Can Leading Indicators Assess Country Vulnerability? Evidence from the 2008-09 Global Financial Crisis

Frankel, Jeffrey A., and George Saravelos. "Can Leading Indicators Assess Country Vulnerability? Evidence from the 2008-09 Global Financial Crisis." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-024, June 2011.

RWP11-024

Date Submitted: 06/14/2011 .
Paper Categorized as: International Economics, Finance, Banking, Exchange Rates, Monetary Policy

Politically Feasible Emission Target Formulas to Attain 460 ppm CO2 Concentrations

Bosetti, Valentina, and Jeffrey A. Frankel. "Politically Feasible Emission Target Formulas to Attain 460 ppm CO2 Concentrations." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-016, February 2011.

RWP11-016

Date Submitted: 02/17/2011 .
Paper Categorized as: Environment and Natural Resources, Regulatory Policy, Climate Change

How Can Commodity Exporters Make Fiscal and Monetary Policy Less Procyclical?

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "How Can Commodity Exporters Make Fiscal and Monetary Policy Less Procyclical?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-015, February 2011.

RWP11-015

Date Submitted: 02/16/2011 .
Paper Categorized as: International Economics, Trade Policy, Monetary Policy

A Lesson From the South for Fiscal Policy in the US and Other Advanced Countries

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "A Lesson From the South for Fiscal Policy in the US and Other Advanced Countries." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-014, February 2011.

RWP11-014

Date Submitted: 02/10/2011 .
Paper Categorized as: International Economics, Monetary Policy

A Solution to Overoptimistic Forecasts and Fiscal Procyclicality: The Structural Budget Institutions Pioneered by Chile

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "A Solution to Overoptimistic Forecasts and Fiscal Procyclicality: The Structural Budget Institutions Pioneered by Chile." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-012, February 2011.

RWP11-012

Date Submitted: 02/03/2011 .
Paper Categorized as: International Economics, Public Finance, International Economics, Monetary Policy, Monetary Policy

Monetary Policy in Emerging Markets: A Survey

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Monetary Policy in Emerging Markets: A Survey." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-003, January 2011.

RWP11-003

Date Submitted: 01/05/2011 .
Paper Categorized as: International Economics, Monetary Policy

Determinants of Agricultural and Mineral Commodity Prices

Frankel, Jeffrey A., and Andrew K. Rose. "Determinants of Agricultural and Mineral Commodity Prices." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-038, September 2010.

RWP10-038

Date Submitted: 09/07/2010 .
Paper Categorized as: Economic Growth, International Economics, Natural Resources, Trade Policy, Food and Agriculture

Are Bilateral Remittances Countercyclical?

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Are Bilateral Remittances Countercyclical?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-037, September 2010.

RWP10-037

Date Submitted: 09/07/2010 .
Paper Categorized as: Economic Growth, International Economics, Monetary Policy

Mauritius: African Success Story

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Mauritius: African Success Story." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-036, September 2010.

RWP10-036

Date Submitted: 09/07/2010 .
Paper Categorized as: International Economics, Trade Policy, Monetary Policy

Estimation of De Facto Flexibility Parameter and Basket Weights in Evolving Exchange Rate Regimes

Frankel, Jeffrey A., and Daniel Xie. "Estimation of De Facto Flexibility Parameter and Basket Weights in Evolving Exchange Rate Regimes." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-003, February 2010.

RWP10-003

Date Submitted: 02/05/2010 .
Paper Categorized as: International Economics, Exchange Rates

The Natural Resource Curse: A Survey

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Natural Resource Curse: A Survey." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series, NBER Working Papers, and Center for International Development Working Paper (RWP10-005, 15836, 195) February 2010.

RWP10-005

Date Submitted: 02/05/2010 .
Paper Categorized as: Economic Growth, International Economics, Natural Resources, Trade Policy, Monetary Policy

On Global Currencies

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "On Global Currencies." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP09-026, September 1, 2009.

RWP09-026

Date Submitted: 09/01/2009 .
Paper Categorized as: International Economics, Exchange Rates

The Forward Market in Emerging Currencies: Less Biased than in Major Currencies

Frankel, Jeffrey A., and Jumana Poonawala. "The Forward Market in Emerging Currencies: Less Biased than in Major Currencies." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP09-023, July 2009.

RWP09-023

Date Submitted: 07/24/2009 .
Paper Categorized as: International Economics, Exchange Rates, Monetary Policy

Environmental Effects of International Trade

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Environmental Effects of International Trade." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP09-006, January 2009.

RWP09-006

Date Submitted: 01/29/2009 .
Paper Categorized as: International Economics, Environment and Natural Resources, International Economics, Trade Policy, Trade Policy

The Estimated Effects of the Euro on Trade: Why Are They Below Historical Effects of Monetary Unions Among Smaller Countries?

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Estimated Effects of the Euro on Trade: Why Are They Below Historical Effects of Monetary Unions Among Smaller Countries?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper series RWP08-076, December 2008.

RWP08-076

Date Submitted: 12/03/2008 .
Paper Categorized as:

New Estimation of China's Exchange Rate Regime

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "New Estimation of China's Exchange Rate Regime." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP08-077, December 2008.

RWP08-077

Date Submitted: 12/03/2008 .
Paper Categorized as:

Should Eastern European Countries Join the Euro? A Review and Update of Trade Estimates and Consideration of Endogenous OCA Criteria

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Should Eastern European Countries Join the Euro? A Review and Update of Trade Estimates and Consideration of Endogenous OCA Criteria." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP08-059, October 2008.

RWP08-059

Date Submitted: 10/29/2008 .
Paper Categorized as:

Global Environmental Policy and Global Trade Policy

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Global Environmental Policy and Global Trade Policy." Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements Discussion Paper and HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series (08-14 and RWP08-058), October 2008.

(08-14 and RWP08-058)

Date Submitted: 10/29/2008 .
Paper Categorized as:

Snake-Oil Tax Cuts

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Snake-Oil Tax Cuts." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP08-056, October 2008.

RWP08-056

Date Submitted: 10/28/2008 .
Paper Categorized as:

Estimation of De Facto Exchange Rate Regimes: Synthesis of The Techniques for Inferring Flexibility and Basket Weights

Frankel, Jeffrey A., and Shang-Jin Wei. "Estimation of De Facto Exchange Rate Regimes: Synthesis of The Techniques for Inferring Flexibility and Basket Weights." Center for International Development, HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series and NBER Working Papers (157, RWP08-026 and 14016), May 2008.

(RWP08-026 and 14016)

Date Submitted: 08/30/2008 .
Paper Categorized as:

The Euro May over the Next 15 Years Surpass the Dollar as Leading International Currency

Chinn, Menzie, and Jeffrey A. Frankel. "The Euro May over the Next 15 Years Surpass the Dollar as Leading International Currency." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series and NBER Working Paper Series (RWP08-016 and 13909), March 2008.

(RWP08-016 and 13909)

Date Submitted: 03/19/2008 .
Paper Categorized as: International Economics

South Africa: Macroeconomic Challenges after a Decade of Success.

Frankel, Jeffrey A., Ben Smit, and Federico Sturzenegger. "South Africa: Macroeconomic Challenges after a Decade of Success." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP07-021, April 2007.

RWP07-021

Date Submitted: 04/24/2007 .
Paper Categorized as:

On the Rand: Determinants of the South African Exchange Rate.

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "On the Rand: Determinants of the South African Exchange Rate." Center for International Development, KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series, and NBER (CID-139, RWP07-015, and w13050), March 2007.

(CID-139, RWP07-015, and w13050)

Date Submitted: 03/14/2007 .
Paper Categorized as:

Formulas for Quantitative Emission Targets.

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Formulas for Quantitative Emission Targets." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP07-011, February 2007.

RWP07-011

Date Submitted: 02/16/2007 .
Paper Categorized as:

Responding to Financial Crises.

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Responding to Financial Crises." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP07-010, February 2007.

RWP07-010

Date Submitted: 02/16/2007 .
Paper Categorized as: International Economics

Global Imbalances and Low Interest Rates: An Equilibrium Model vs. a Disequilibrium Reality.

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Global Imbalances and Low Interest Rates: An Equilibrium Model vs. a Disequilibrium Reality." Bank for International Settlements Annual Research Conference, Brunnen Switzerland RWP-06-035, June 19-20, 2006.

RWP-06-035

Date Submitted: 02/01/2007 .
Paper Categorized as:

Global Imbalances and Low Interest Rates: An Equilibrium Model vs. a Disequilibrium Reality.

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Global Imbalances and Low Interest Rates: An Equilibrium Model vs. a Disequilibrium Reality." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP06-035, August 2006.

RWP06-035

Date Submitted: 08/16/2006 .
Paper Categorized as:

Will the Euro Eventually Surpass the Dollar as Leading International Reserve Currency?

Chinn, Menzie, and Jeffrey A. Frankel. "Will the Euro Eventually Surpass the Dollar as Leading International Reserve Currency?" KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP05-064 (also NBER WP 11508, August 2005), December 2005.

RWP05-064 (also NBER WP 11508, August 2005)

Date Submitted: 01/05/2006 .
Paper Categorized as:

Slow Passthrough Around the World: A New Import for Developing Countries?

Frankel, Jeffrey A., David C. Parsley, and Shang-Jin Wei. "Slow Passthrough Around the World: A New Import for Developing Countries?" KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP05-016 (also NBER Working Paper 11199), February 2005.

RWP05-016 (also NBER Working Paper 11199)

Date Submitted: 02/16/2005 .
Paper Categorized as:

Contractionary Currency Crashes in Developing Countries.

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Contractionary Currency Crashes in Developing Countries." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP05-017 (also NBER WP 11510, August 2005), February 2005.

RWP05-017 (also NBER WP 11510, August 2005)

Date Submitted: 02/16/2005 .
Paper Categorized as:

Kyoto and Geneva: Linkage of the Climate Change Regime and the Trade Regime.

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Kyoto and Geneva: Linkage of the Climate Change Regime and the Trade Regime." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP04-042, October 2004.

RWP04-042

Date Submitted: 10/12/2004 .
Paper Categorized as:

Real Convergence and Euro Adoption in Central and Eastern Europe: Trade and Business Cycle Correlations as Endogenous Criteria for Joining EMU.

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Real Convergence and Euro Adoption in Central and Eastern Europe: Trade and Business Cycle Correlations as Endogenous Criteria for Joining EMU." KSG Faculty Working Paper Series RWP04-039, August 2004.

RWP04-039

Date Submitted: 08/31/2004 .
Paper Categorized as:

On the Renminbi: The Choice Between Adjustment under a Fixed Exchange Rate and Adjustment under a Flexible Rate.

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "On the Renminbi: The Choice Between Adjustment under a Fixed Exchange Rate and Adjustment under a Flexible Rate." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP04-037, August 2004.

RWP04-037

Date Submitted: 08/27/2004 .
Paper Categorized as:

Does Openness to Trade Make Countries More Vulnerable to Sudden Stops, or Less? Using Gravity to Establish Causality.

Frankel, Jeffrey A., and Eduardo Cavallo. "Does Openness to Trade Make Countries More Vulnerable to Sudden Stops, or Less? Using Gravity to Establish Causality." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP04-038, August 2004.

RWP04-038

Date Submitted: 08/27/2004 .
Paper Categorized as:

A Proposed Monetary Regime for Small Commodity-Exporters: Peg the Export Price ('PEP').

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "A Proposed Monetary Regime for Small Commodity-Exporters: Peg the Export Price ('PEP')." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-003, January 2003.

RWP03-003

Date Submitted: 02/09/2004 .
Paper Categorized as:

National Institutions and the Role of the IMF.

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "National Institutions and the Role of the IMF." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-010, February 2003.

RWP03-010

Date Submitted: 02/09/2004 .
Paper Categorized as:

Experience of and Lessons from Exchange Rate Regimes in Emerging Economies.

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Experience of and Lessons from Exchange Rate Regimes in Emerging Economies." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-011, February 2003.

RWP03-011

Date Submitted: 02/09/2004 .
Paper Categorized as:

Is Trade Good or Bad for the Environment? Sorting Out the Causality.

Frankel, Jeffrey A., and Andrew K. Rose. "Is Trade Good or Bad for the Environment? Sorting Out the Causality." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-038, September 2003.

RWP03-038

Date Submitted: 02/09/2004 .
Paper Categorized as:

American Economic Policy in the 1990s.

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "American Economic Policy in the 1990s." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-042, October 2001.

RWP01-042

Date Submitted: 03/19/2002 .
Paper Categorized as:

An Estimate of the Effect of Common Currencies on Trade and Income.

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "An Estimate of the Effect of Common Currencies on Trade and Income." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-013, April 2001.

RWP01-013

Date Submitted: 03/19/2002 .
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