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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


Why Canada Needs a Flexible Exchange Rate

John D. Murray

in The Dollarization Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155358
eISBN:
9780199832989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155351.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the flexible exchange rate regime in Canada and the renewed interest in a common currency with the United States. The flexible exchange rate has not undermined Canada’s economic ... More


What Exchange Rate Arrangement Works Best for Latin America?

Liliana Rojas‐Suarez

in The Dollarization Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155358
eISBN:
9780199832989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155351.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter looks into the implementation of dollarization and flexible exchange rate regimes in Latin America. The current features of Latin American countries do no warrant the immediate ... More


The Basic Monetary Model of the Exchange Rate

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/9780199653126.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses the basic monetary model of exchange rate determination used in models of currency attacks. The most important result to emerge from this investigation is that in the absence ... More


The influence of US policy on the SDR under post‐Bretton Woods arrangements

Christopher M.D. Wilkie

in Special Drawing Rights (SDRs): The First International Money

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199606467
eISBN:
9780191731648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606467.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

SDRs could not prop up a Bretton Woods system without US support. And it is true that the SDR was no longer a priority for the US as post‐Bretton Woods arrangements consolidated themselves. ... More


Core, Periphery, Exchange Rate Regimes, and Globalization

Michael D. Bordo and Marc Flandreau

in Globalization in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226065984
eISBN:
9780226065991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226065991.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The traditional view is that fixed exchange rate regimes are best for the globalization of financial markets. This view is based on the stellar performance of the classical gold standard. Yet today ... More


Pricing-to-Market, the Interest-Rate Rule, and the Exchange Rate

Maurice Obstfeld

in Money, Crises, and Transition: Essays in Honor of Guillermo A. Calvo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182669
eISBN:
9780262282284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182669.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter takes issue with a recent finding which holds that even if an economy is hit by real shocks, fixed exchange rates may be preferable if the nominal prices of both exports and imports are ... More


Conquering the Fear of Freedom: Japanese Exchange Rate Policy since 1945

Shinji Takagi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198714651
eISBN:
9780191782893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714651.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book presents an analytical review of Japanese exchange rate policy from the end of World War II to the present—how authorities, starting from imposing draconian controls over all international ... More


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