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The Political Economy of Monetary Institutions

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  • Bernhard, William
  • Broz, J. Lawrence
  • Clark, William Roberts
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    Why do national governments choose the monetary institutions they do?While this question has long interested political economists, previousliterature on the topic suffers from a central limitation: the choicesof exchange-rate regime and central bank independence (CBI) have beenanalyzed in isolation from one another. This is surprising given thatprominent arguments from this literature portray these institutions assolutions to the same problem the time-inconsistency of monetary policy,or the inability of policymakers to commit credibly to staying thecourse on an announced policy.

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    Article provided by Cambridge University Press in its journal International Organization.

    Volume (Year): 56 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 04 (September)
    Pages: 693-723

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    Handle: RePEc:cup:intorg:v:56:y:2002:i:04:p:693-723_44

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    1. Thomas Pl├╝mper & Eric Neumayer, 2008. "Exchange rate regime choice with multiple key currencies," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 25164, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
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    3. Matias Vernengo, 2008. "The Political Economy of Monetary Institutions in Brazil: The Limits of the Inflation-targeting Strategy, 1999-2005," Review of Political Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(1), pages 95-110.
    4. Meseguer, Covadonga, 2006. "Learning and economic policy choices," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 22(1), pages 156-178, March.
    5. Edwards, Sebastian & Magendzo, I. Igal, 2006. "Strict Dollarization and Economic Performance: An Empirical Investigation," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 38(1), pages 269-282, February.
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    7. Troeger, Vera, 2012. "Monetary Policy Flixibility in floating Exchange Rate Regimes: Currency Denomination and Import Shares," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 82, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).
    8. Sadeh, Tal, 2011. "Central banks' priorities and the left/right partisanship of exchange rates," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 33(2), pages 183-194, March.
    9. Hossain, Monzur, 2009. "Institutional development and the choice of exchange rate regime: A cross-country analysis," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Elsevier, vol. 23(1), pages 56-70, March.
    10. Troeger, Vera & Schneider, Christina J., 2012. "Strategic Budgeteering and Debt Allocation," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 85, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).

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