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An Introduction to International Money and Foreign Exchange Markets

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  • Charles van Marrewijk

    (Department of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam)

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This five-chapter introduction into international money and foreign exchange markets covers all the basics, theoretical, institutional, as well as empirical. After a brief review of the money market, we discuss the size and structure of the foreign exchange markets. This information is then used in discussing purchasing power parity and interest rate parity. We conclude with an overview of the main international money organizations and the institutional framework of the past 150 years.

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Paper provided by University of Adelaide, School of Economics in its series School of Economics Working Papers with number 2004-02.

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Length: 114 pages
Date of creation: 2004
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Handle: RePEc:adl:wpaper:2004-02

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