Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Giorgia Albertin
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 October 2008
Keywords: Currency Union, Enlargement, Economic Dissimilarities, Intra-industry Trade, bilateral trade, trade costs, member country, trade effects, patterns of trade,
This paper provides a general equilibrium analysis of the trade effects of the formation of a currency union, and of its subsequent enlargement to include an economically dissimilar country. Furthermore, it investi...