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5.One year ago the spot rate of U.S. dollars for Canadian dollars was $1/C$1. Since that time the rate of inflation in the U.S. has been 4% greater than that in Canada. Based on the theory of Relative PPP, the current spot exchange rate of U.S. dollars for Canadian dollars should be approximately ____________.(a) $0.96/C$(b) $1/C$1(c) $1.04/C$1(d) Relative PPP provides no guide for this type of question.6.If we set the real effective exchange rate index between Canada and the United States equal to 100 in 1998, and find that the U.S. dollar has risen to a value of 112.6, then from a competitive perspective the U.S. dollar is79.Deviations from PPP appear to be related to ____________.10.11.Empirical tests show that the Fisher effect usually exists for short maturity government securities butless so for longer-term maturity securities.
Chapter 4International Parity Conditions2512.Criticisms of the international Fisher effect include(a) the lack of international capital flows.(b) false impressions due to Dollarization.(c) the existence of a foreign exchange risk premium for most currencies.(d) All of the above.13.Which of the following is necessary for the calculation of the forward rate?18.In its approximate form the Fisher effect may be written as ____________. Where: i the nominal rate of interest, r the real rate of return and the expected rate of inflation.)) 2