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Open Economy Complications

Joseph E. Stiglitz, José Antonio Ocampo, Shari Spiegel, Ricardo Ffrench-Davis, and Deepak Nayyar

in Stability with Growth: Macroeconomics, Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199288144
eISBN:
9780191603884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288143.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter extends the analysis of the previous chapter to an open economy by introducing exchange rate policy; analyzing the complex relationships between exchange rate, fiscal, and monetary ... More


Creating Supranational Authority in Monetary and Exchange‐Rate Policy: The Sources and Effects of EMU

David R. Cameron

in European Integration and Supranational Governance

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198294641
eISBN:
9780191601071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294646.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Seeks to understand why some member‐states of the European Community attempted, with eventual success, to extend supranational authority in the domain of monetary and exchange‐rate policy and to ... More


A Conditional Preference Theory of Undervalued Exchange Rates

David A. Steinberg

in Demanding Devaluation: Exchange Rate Politics in the Developing World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453847
eISBN:
9780801454257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453847.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter develops the conditional preference theory, which contends that the preferences of powerful interest groups are the most important driver of exchange rate policy. Those preferences, ... More


Interests, Institutions, and Exchange Rates in South Korea, Mexico, and Iran

David A. Steinberg

in Demanding Devaluation: Exchange Rate Politics in the Developing World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453847
eISBN:
9780801454257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453847.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates the impact of interests and institutions on exchange rate policy with case studies of South Korea, Mexico, and Iran. It shows that Korean policymakers in the 1960s and 1970s ... More


Why China Undervalues Its Exchange Rate: The Domestic Politics of Currency Manipulation

David A. Steinberg

in Demanding Devaluation: Exchange Rate Politics in the Developing World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453847
eISBN:
9780801454257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453847.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

China's undervalued exchange rate has affected the world economy in numerous ways and is among the most contentious issues in contemporary international politics. This chapter examines whether the ... More


The Political Appeal of Overvaluation: Industrial Interests and the Repeated Overvaluation of the Argentine Peso

David A. Steinberg

in Demanding Devaluation: Exchange Rate Politics in the Developing World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453847
eISBN:
9780801454257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453847.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter evaluates whether exchange rate overvaluation in Argentina follows the logic of the conditional preference theory. The first part documents the Argentine state's inability to control its ... More


The Natural Real Exchange Rate Between the French Franc and the Deutschmark: Implications for Monetary Union

Liliane L. Crouhy‐Veyrac and Michèle Saint Marc

in Fundamental Determinants of Exchange Rates

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293064
eISBN:
9780191596940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293062.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

The bilateral French/German real exchange rate does respond to the real fundamentals of relative thrift and productivity as predicted by the NATREX model. Increases in relative thrift, measured by ... More


Introduction

Dominick Salvatore, James W. Dean, and Thomas D. Willett

in The Dollarization Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155358
eISBN:
9780199832989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155351.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This introductory chapter begins with an overview of the dollarization debate, which essentially calls for the reevaluation of countries’ exchange rate policies. It argues that although dollarization ... More


Conclusion

David A. Steinberg

in Demanding Devaluation: Exchange Rate Politics in the Developing World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453847
eISBN:
9780801454257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453847.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This concluding chapter reviews the evidence provided in chapters 2 through 5. The evidence confirms that preferences for undervalued exchange rates are context-dependent, and that powerful interest ... More


Introduction

David A. Steinberg

in Demanding Devaluation: Exchange Rate Politics in the Developing World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453847
eISBN:
9780801454257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453847.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to explain why a relatively small number of developing countries keep their exchange rates undervalued while many more overvalue their ... More


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