Reinhart, Carmen and Reinhart, Vincent (2000): What does a G-3 target zone mean for emerging-market economies?
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This paper examines the argument for a G-3 exchange rate target zone strictly from an emerging market perspective. A commitment to damping G-3 exchange rate fluctuations, however, requires a willingness on the part of G-3 authorities to use domestic monetary policy to that end. Under a system of target zones, then, relative prices for emerging market economies may become more stable, but debt-servicing costs may become less predictable. We use a simple trade model to show that the resulting consequences for welfare are ambiguous.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||What does a G-3 target zone mean for emerging-market economies?|
|Keywords:||exchange rates interest rates volatility trade debt servicing|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F4 - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance > F42 - International Policy Coordination and Transmission
F - International Economics > F4 - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance > F40 - General
F - International Economics > F4 - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance > F41 - Open Economy Macroeconomics
|Depositing User:||Carmen Reinhart|
|Date Deposited:||16. Mar 2009 15:01|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 21:39|
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