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Exchange Rate Management and Micro Tools for Macro-Management

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:
10.1093/0199288143.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter looks at exchange rate management and other policy options for an open economy. It begins with an introductory discussion of overall macroeconomic management for open economies, ... More


Crises and Policy Imbalances

Giovanni Piersanti

in The Macroeconomic Theory of Exchange Rate Crises

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653126
eISBN:
9780191741210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653126.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses the basic analytical framework of “first-generation” models of currency crises and their extensions to deal with important features of balance-of-payments crises such as ... More


The Dollarization Debate

Dominick Salvatore, James W. Dean, and Thomas D. Willett (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155358
eISBN:
9780199832989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155351.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book presents a compilation of papers that explore the dollarization debate. The prevailing view is that all exchange rate regimes have benefits and costs, which will vary across countries. The ... More


The OCA Approach to Exchange Rate Regimes: A Perspective on Recent Developments

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:
10.1093/0195155351.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter reviews recent developments in optimal currency area (OCA) theory. It argues that criticisms do not undermine the OCA approach, but rather add to the number of relevant considerations as ... More


The Macroeconomic Theory of Exchange Rate Crises

Giovanni Piersanti

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653126
eISBN:
9780191741210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653126.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book deals with the genesis and dynamics of exchange rate crises in fixed or managed exchange rate systems. It provides a comprehensive treatment of the existing theories of exchange rate crises ... More


Trade Agreements, Exchange Rate Disagreements

Eduardo Fernández-Arias, Ugo Panizza, and Ernesto Stein

in Monetary Unions and Hard Pegs: Effects on Trade, Financial Development, and Stability

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271405
eISBN:
9780191601200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271402.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The negative effects on exports and FDI flows of an exchange rate misalignment are amplified when the misalignment is among countries that share a regional integration agreement. Such agreements ... More


The Implications of Change

Erik Jones

in Economic Adjustment and Political Transformation in Small States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199208333
eISBN:
9780191708985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208333.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter examines how the breakdown of consociational democracy (depillarization) complicated the process of consensus building, and so made it more difficult for Belgium and the Netherlands to ... More


The Dynamics of Exchange Rate Regimes

Michael W. Klein and Jay C. Shambaugh

in Exchange Rate Regimes in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013659
eISBN:
9780262259002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013659.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter analyzes the concept of “fixer” and “floater” in classifying countries during the gold standard period. These terms, though archaic, have not ceased to be relevant, and are seen still to ... More


Identifying the Relationship between Trade and Exchange Rate Volatility

Christian Broda and John Romalis

in Commodity Prices and Markets

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386898
eISBN:
9780226386904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386904.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter identifies the relationship between trade and exchange rate volatility. A model of bilateral trade is used to estimate structurally the effect on trade of exchange rate volatility and ... More


Exchange Rate Regimes in Theory and Practice

Michael W. Klein and Jay C. Shambaugh

in Exchange Rate Regimes in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013659
eISBN:
9780262259002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013659.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter creates the foundation that will affect and be built upon by much of the book, creating a context for questioning and exploration. It introduces the standard view of exchange rate ... More


Exchange Rate Regimes in the Modern Era

Michael W. Klein and Jay C. Shambaugh

in Exchange Rate Regimes in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013659
eISBN:
9780262259002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013659.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter gives a brief overview of the important questions surrounding the exchange rate regimes in the modern era. These are questions about the exchange rate regime choices, their nature and ... More


Exchange Rate Regimes and Economic Growth

Michael W. Klein and Jay C. Shambaugh

in Exchange Rate Regimes in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013659
eISBN:
9780262259002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013659.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter presents an empirical analysis of the effect of exchange rate regimes on long-run economic growth, demonstrating that empirics rather than theory can best judge growth. The chapter aims ... More


Inflation and Disinflation under Alternative Exchange Rate Regimes

Wolf Holger C., Ghosh Atish R., Berger Helge, and Gulde Anne-Marie

in Currency Boards in Retrospect and Prospect

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232654
eISBN:
9780262286411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232654.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines whether lower inflation under currency boards compared to other regimes is associated with the currency board regime itself or the result of other determinants of inflation or ... More


Exchange Rate Regimes and International Trade

Michael W. Klein and Jay C. Shambaugh

in Exchange Rate Regimes in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013659
eISBN:
9780262259002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013659.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines the effect of exchange rate regimes on international trade through an overview of the research conducted on the effects of exchange rate volatility on trade. Research done by ... More


Exchange Rate Regimes in an Interdependent World

Michael W. Klein and Jay C. Shambaugh

in Exchange Rate Regimes in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013659
eISBN:
9780262259002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013659.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter summarizes in conclusion for the whole book on the subject of exchange rate regimes and how it has impacted economies in the last thirty-five years. Exchange rate regimes do have an ... More


Modelling Sterilized Interventions and Balance Sheet Effects of Monetary Policy in a New Keynesian Framework

Jaromir Benes, Andrew Berg, Rafael Portillo, and David Vavra

in Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198785811
eISBN:
9780191827624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785811.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Behavioural Economics

The authors study a wide range of hybrid inflation-targeting (IT) and managed exchange rate regimes, analysing their implications for inflation, output and the exchange rate in the presence of ... More


East Asian Currency Union

Robert J. Barro and Jong-Wha Lee

in Costs and Benefits of Economic Integration in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753987
eISBN:
9780199896783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753987.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A currency union has been suggested for East Asia. The chapter analyzes the feasibility of various types of unions, such as a dollar bloc, euro bloc, yen bloc, and basket currency and assess the ... More


Macroeconomic Uncertainty in a Corporate Perspective

Lars Oxelheim and Clas Wihlborg

in Corporate Decision-Making with Macroeconomic Uncertainty: Performance and Risk Management

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335743
eISBN:
9780199868964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335743.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The theme of this book is that a meaningful strategy for managing risk, exploiting opportunities, and assessing performance requires that the interdependence among macroeconomic variables is ... More


Argentina

Wolf Holger C., Ghosh Atish R., Berger Helge, and Gulde Anne-Marie

in Currency Boards in Retrospect and Prospect

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232654
eISBN:
9780262286411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232654.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines Argentina’s currency board arrangement (CBA) to determine whether its economic crisis in the late 1990s occurred because of or despite the currency board. The chapter is ... More


A View from Japan

Masahiro Kawai

in Monetary and Financial Cooperation in East Asia: The State of Affairs After the Global and European Crises

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198714156
eISBN:
9780191782572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714156.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

Japan faces three major policy challenges when promoting intraregional exchange rate stability. First, there must be some convergence of exchange rate regimes in East Asia. Currently no coordination ... More


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