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A Formal Model of Optimum Currency Areas

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Source: A Formal Model of Optimum Currency Areas

Volume/Issue: 1994/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1994

ISBN: 9781451846171

Keywords: Monetary unions, exchange rate, currency areas, optimum currency areas, transactions costs, currency unions

A model of optimum currency areas is presented using a general equilibrium model with regionally differentiated goods. The choice of a currency union depends upon the size of the underlying disturbances, the correl...

Impact of Intra-European Trade Agreements, 1990-2005

Impact of Intra-European Trade Agreements, 1990-2005 »

Source: Impact of Intra-European Trade Agreements, 1990-2005 : Policy Implications for the Western Balkans and Ukraine

Volume/Issue: 2007/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zhaogang Qiao , and Johannes Herderschee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451866902

Keywords: Gravity Model, Customs Union, Currency Union, customs, trade agreement,

The paper provides quantitative estimates of the impact of the European trade agreements on trade flows. It applies both static and dynamic panel estimation techniques. The results are useful to policymakers becaus...

Central and Eastern Europe

Central and Eastern Europe »

Source: Central and Eastern Europe : New Member States (NMS) Policy Forum, 2014, Staff Report on Cluster Consultations-Common Policy Frameworks and Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2015/97

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475564457

Keywords: banking union, pension, market, currency, monetary fund

KEY ISSUES 2014 marked the tenth anniversary of accession to the EU of the first group of Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries. The first NMS Policy Forum was launched in the fall of 2014 as a platform for...

Real Effects of Common Currencies in East Asia

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Source: Real Effects of Common Currencies in East Asia

Volume/Issue: 2007/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kazuko Shirono

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867305

Keywords: Currency Union, Gravity Model, exchange rate, bilateral trade, currency unions, trade costs, exchange rate policies,

Since the 1997 Asian currency crisis, new interest has emerged in the formation of a common currency area in East Asia. This paper provides estimates of trade and welfare effects of East Asian currency unions, usin...

Yen Bloc or Yuan Bloc

Yen Bloc or Yuan Bloc »

Source: Yen Bloc or Yuan Bloc : An Analysis of Currency Arrangements in East Asia

Volume/Issue: 2009/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kazuko Shirono

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

ISBN: 9781451871500

Keywords: Currency Union, Gravity Model, currency unions, trade effects, exchange rate, regional trade, bilateral trade,

This paper examines the role of Japan against that of China in the exchange rate regime in East Asia in light of growing interest in forming a currency union in the region. The analysis suggests that currency union...

A Common Currency for Belarus and Russia?

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Source: A Common Currency for Belarus and Russia?

Volume/Issue: 2004/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vassili Prokopenko , Etibar Jafarov , and Anne Gulde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451875478

Keywords: Currencies, Belarus, Foreign exchange, Monetary unions, Russian Federation, currency union, monetary union, Russia, central bank, monetary policy

This paper discusses costs, benefits, and implementation challenges of a possible currency union between Belarus and Russia. It shows that Belarus and Russia are economically closely linked but nevertheless do not...

Extension of Consultation Cycles Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Extension of Consultation Cycles Due to COVID-19 Pandemic »

Source: Extension of Consultation Cycles Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513542829

Keywords: West African Economic and Monetary Union, Eastern Caribbean Currency Union, International monetary system, Monetary unions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, COVID-19, Coronovirus, COVID, PP, article IV consultation

To better respond to the unprecedented demand from the membership for financing and crisis support in response to the covid-19 pandemic, there is a temporary postponement of staff's work on Article IV consultations...

Program Design in Currency Unions—Background Notes

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Source: Program Design in Currency Unions

Volume/Issue: 2018/011

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2018

ISBN: 9781498307284

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary policy, Monetary unions, Exchange rate policy, Balance of payments need, ECB, currency union, CUs, ECCB, payment problem

"Despite a long history of program engagement, the Fund has not developed guidance on program design in members of currency unions. The Fund has engaged with members of the four currency unions-the Central African...

Program Design in Currency Unions—Policy Framework of the European Union Institutions

Program Design in Currency Unions—Policy Framework of the European Union Institutions »

Source: Program Design in Currency Unions

Volume/Issue: 2018/011

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2018

ISBN: 9781498307284

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary policy, Monetary unions, Exchange rate policy, Balance of payments need, ECB, currency union, CUs, ECCB, payment problem

"Despite a long history of program engagement, the Fund has not developed guidance on program design in members of currency unions. The Fund has engaged with members of the four currency unions-the Central African...

IMF Executive Board Discusses Program Design in Currency Unions

IMF Executive Board Discusses Program Design in Currency Unions »

Source: Program Design in Currency Unions

Volume/Issue: 2018/011

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2018

ISBN: 9781498307284

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary policy, Monetary unions, Exchange rate policy, Balance of payments need, ECB, currency union, CUs, ECCB, payment problem

"Despite a long history of program engagement, the Fund has not developed guidance on program design in members of currency unions. The Fund has engaged with members of the four currency unions-the Central African...