Characterizing macroeconomic shocks in the CEECs
AbstractIn this paper we analyze the nature of the shocks hitting the Central and Eastern European countries (CEECs) over the recent years. To this end, we first evaluate the relative importance of symmetric versus asymmetric shocks, and then extract their temporary component. Our final aim would be assessing the vulnerability of the CEECs to temporary and asymmetric shocks, which would be the most harmful case for the operation of a monetary union. Finally, a comparison with the case of the current EMU members is also presented. Copyright Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2005
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Volume (Year): 38 (2005)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
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Asymmetric shocks; Central and Eastern European countries; Monetary union; Temporary shocks;
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- Oscar Bajo-Rubio & Carmen Díaz-Roldán, . "Characterizing macroeconomic shocks in the CEECs," Working Papers on International Economics and Finance 05-12, FEDEA.
- Oscar Bajo-Rubio & Carmen Díaz-Roldán, 2005. "CHARACTERIZING MACROECONOMIC SHOCKS IN THE CEECs," Working Papers 05-12, Asociación Española de Economía y Finanzas Internacionales.
- E65 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Studies of Particular Policy Episodes
- F33 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions
- F41 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Open Economy Macroeconomics
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