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Leaves

Whitney Anne Trettien

Bill Maurer and Lana Swartz (eds)

in Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035750
eISBN:
9780262338332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035750.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In the early 18th century, the American colonials were awash with both paper currency and its twin: counterfeit bills. Benjamin Franklin became a proponent of using leafs prints in currency as an ... More


From GATT to the WTO

Petros C. Mavroidis

in The Regulation of International Trade: GATT

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262029841
eISBN:
9780262333894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029841.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter begins with a review of the history of the multilateral trade order starting with Bretton Woods and the negotiating record in order to understand the intentions of the framers. The ... More


Exchange Rate Regimes in the Modern Era

Michael W. Klein and Jay C. Shambaugh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013659
eISBN:
9780262259002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013659.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The exchange rate is sometimes called the most important price in a highly globalized world. A country’s choice of its exchange rate regime, between government-managed fixed rates and ... More


Exchange Rate Regime Classifications

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/9780262013659.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter first discusses the Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions (EAER) of the IMF and how this classification scheme is a reflection of the handling of exchange ... More


Exchange Rate Options for East Asia

Ulrich Volz

in Prospects for Monetary Cooperation and Integration in East Asia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013994
eISBN:
9780262265980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013994.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses three possibilities for future exchange rate options for the East Asian economies. The first would be the adoption of freely floating exchange rates throughout the region (or ... More


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