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Fiscal policy, debt management and exchange rate credibility: Lessons from the recent Italian experience

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  • Amato, Amedeo
  • Tronzano, Marco
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    Volume (Year): 24 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 6 (June)
    Pages: 921-943

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    1. Bessec, Marie, 2003. "Mean-reversion vs. adjustment to PPP: the two regimes of exchange rate dynamics under the EMS, 1979-1998," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 20(1), pages 141-164, January.
    2. Tillmann, Peter, 2004. "Disparate information and the probability of currency crises: empirical evidence," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 84(1), pages 61-68, July.
    3. Mandilaras, Alex & Bird, Graham, 2010. "A Markov switching analysis of contagion in the EMS," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 29(6), pages 1062-1075, October.

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