Statistical Analysis of Pakistani Currency Regime before and after Floatation

Hashmat Ali
Attaur Rahman
Shahid Ali
Institute of Management Sciences Peshawar, Pakistan


In this paper the trends of exchange rates for the foreign currency are studied yearly for Pakistan rupee. In 2000 State bank of Pakistan officially floated the rupee. In this studies the trends of the exchange rate before floating and after floating and then checks its impact on the GDP per capita of the country. Here we consider the daily data of exchange rates of Pakistani currency from 1995 to 2009. Data was analyzed from 1995 to 2000 in the first step. In the second step data from 2001 to 2009 was analyzed. The result shows that if one wants to float currency he must keep in mind that the political condition or stable and that the economy is also stable so that the system of float can perform its functions completely.

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Romanian Statistical Review 4/2011