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The choice of exchange rate regimes in the MENA countries: a probit analysis

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  • Mohamed Sfia

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal International Economics and Economic Policy.

    Volume (Year): 8 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 275-305

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:iecepo:v:8:y:2011:i:3:p:275-305

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    Keywords: MENA countries; Exchange rate regimes; Probit models; F33; C25;

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