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Real Effects of Common Currencies in East Asia

Real Effects of Common Currencies in East Asia »

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...

Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean »

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484315194.071

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

This book provides a diagnosis of the central economic and financial challenges facing Caribbean policymakers and offers broad policy recommendations for promoting a sustained and inclusive increase in economic wel...

Excerpt: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Excerpt: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Ötker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484322154.073

ISBN: 9781484322154

Keywords: Caribbean, Eastern Caribbean Currency Union, Economic growth, Economic integration, Financial analysis, Inclusive growth, International financial cooperation, International financial markets, Regional integration, Financial integration

This book provides a diagnosis of the central economic and financial challenges facing Caribbean policymakers and offers broad policy recommendations for promoting a sustained and inclusive increase in economic wel...

The Pros and Cons of Full Dollarization

The Pros and Cons of Full Dollarization »

Source: The Pros and Cons of Full Dollarization

Volume/Issue: 2000/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Borensztein , and Andrew Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451846966

Keywords: Currency Crises, Monetary Union, exchange rate, bonds, currency crisis, currency risk, real exchange rate

We analyze the costs and benefits of full dollarization compared to its closest alternative, a currency board, quantifying for Argentina where possible. Potential advantages include lower borrowing costs and deeper...

Why Do Different Countries Use Different Currencies?

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Source: Why Do Different Countries Use Different Currencies?

Volume/Issue: 1998/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Narayana Kocherlakota , and Thomas Krueger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1998

ISBN: 9781451923087

Keywords: money, random matching, heterogenous preferences, currency union, EMU, foreign currency, foreign buyer, exchange rates, foreign goods, currency substitution

During long periods of history, countries have pegged their currencies to an international standard (such as gold or the U.S. dollar), severely restricting their ability to create money and affect output, prices, o...

Program Design in Currency Unions

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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...

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...

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...

Program Design in Currency Unions—Background Notes

Program Design in Currency Unions—Background Notes »

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...