Krichel, Thomas (1993): Seigniorage, taxation and myopia in EMU.
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We examine fiscal policy coordination in a two-country world with two types of asymmetries. The first type of asymmetry is a difference in the efficiency of taxation systems, the second is a varying degree of myopia as represented by discount rates. We examine the conditions under which cooperation is beneficial for both countries and we examine how asymmetries affect the loss inflicted by discretion. Our results show that if asymmetries are too great, EMU has poor welfare properties.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Centre for European Economic Studies, Univesity of Leicester, UK|
|Original Title:||Seigniorage, taxation and myopia in EMU|
|Keywords:||Monetary Union; Moypia|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F3 - International Finance > F33 - International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E4 - Money and Interest Rates > E42 - Monetary Systems ; Standards ; Regimes ; Government and the Monetary System ; Payment Systems
|Depositing User:||Thomas Krichel|
|Date Deposited:||15. Aug 2007|
|Last Modified:||18. Feb 2013 00:45|
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