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Acting Chair’s Concluding Remarks

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Source: Adopting the Euro in Central Europe : Challenges of the Next Step in European Integration

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589063501

Keywords: Euro, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, exchange rates, foreign exchange

Adopting the Euro in Central Europe—Challenges of the Next Step in European Integration—Executive Board Seminar, February 18, 2004 95...

Adopting the Euro in Central Europe
			: Challenges of the Next Step in European Integration

Adopting the Euro in Central Europe : Challenges of the Next Step in European Integration »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063501.084

ISBN: 9781589063501

Keywords: Euro, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, exchange rates, foreign exchange

Upon entry into the European Union, countries become members of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), with a derogation from adopting the euro as their currency (that is, each country joining the EU commits to rep...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Adopting the Euro in Central Europe : Challenges of the Next Step in European Integration

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589063501

Keywords: Euro, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, exchange rates, foreign exchange

Upon entry into the European Union, countries become members of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), with a derogation from adopting the euro as their currency (that is, each country joining the EU commits to rep...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Adopting the Euro in Central Europe : Challenges of the Next Step in European Integration

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589063501

Keywords: Euro, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, exchange rates, foreign exchange

Upon entry into the European Union, countries become members of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), with a derogation from adopting the euro as their currency (that is, each country joining the EU commits to rep...

Comments on “Euro Adoption and the Labor Market,” by Robert A. Feldman

Comments on “Euro Adoption and the Labor Market,” by Robert A. Feldman »

Source: Euro Adoption in Central and Eastern Europe : Opportunities and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589063709

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, monetary union, exchange rate stability

Labor market policies and institutions are perhaps the least-discussed aspect of euro adoption—at least from my experience. Thus, I welcome the inclusion of this subject in the conference agenda and the cont...

Comments on “Euro Adoption in the Accession Countries: Vulnerabilities and Strategies,” by Helmut Wagner

Comments on “Euro Adoption in the Accession Countries: Vulnerabilities and Strategies,” by Helmut Wagner »

Source: Euro Adoption in Central and Eastern Europe : Opportunities and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589063709

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, monetary union, exchange rate stability

I would like to congratulate the authors on the excellent survey of the vulnerabilities of the European Union (EU) acceding countries and the various possible strategies for euro adoption in these countries....

Comments on “Exchange Rate Regimes and Macroeconomic Stability in Central and Eastern Europe,” by M. J. Artis

Comments on “Exchange Rate Regimes and Macroeconomic Stability in Central and Eastern Europe,” by M. J. Artis »

Source: Euro Adoption in Central and Eastern Europe : Opportunities and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589063709

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, monetary union, exchange rate stability

The De Grauwe and Schnabl paper has two parts. The first part focuses on the reasons why the enlargement countries are so (justifiably) eager to join the euro zone. The second part is an empirical exercise....

Comments on “Fiscal Policy Challenges for European Union Acceding Countries,” by Jiri Jonas

Comments on “Fiscal Policy Challenges for European Union Acceding Countries,” by Jiri Jonas »

Source: Euro Adoption in Central and Eastern Europe : Opportunities and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589063709

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, monetary union, exchange rate stability

Jürgen von Hagen has prepared a very interesting paper that addresses several important aspects of fiscal policy in the European Union (EU) accession countries: the size and structure of the public sector, t...

Comments on “Real Convergence and Euro Adoption in Central and Eastern Europe: Trade and Business Cycle Correlations as Endogenous Criteria for Joining the EMU,” by Jean-Philippe Cotis

Comments on “Real Convergence and Euro Adoption in Central and Eastern Europe: Trade and Business Cycle Correlations as Endogenous Criteria for Joining the EMU,” by Jean-Philippe Cotis »

Source: Euro Adoption in Central and Eastern Europe : Opportunities and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589063709

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, monetary union, exchange rate stability

Let me say at the outset that I liked this paper a lot. It offers a comprehensive assessment of the empirical evidence on real cyclical convergence through the trade channel. It also provides a thought-provo...

Comments on “Real Convergence, Capital Flows, and Monetary Policy: Notes on the European Transition Countries,” by José Viñals

Comments on “Real Convergence, Capital Flows, and Monetary Policy: Notes on the European Transition Countries,” by José Viñals »

Source: Euro Adoption in Central and Eastern Europe : Opportunities and Challenges

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Susan Schadler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589063709

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, monetary union, exchange rate stability

I very much enjoyed reading Lipschitz, Lane, and Mourmouras’s insightful and thought-provoking paper. It addresses extremely important issues for the new member states (NMS), such as how to further real conv...