Economic Transformation and Real Exchange Rates in the 2000s: The Balassa-Samuelson Connection
AbstractThis paper discusses the relevance of the Balassa-Samuelson effect for the transition economies since 1990. Their experience is consistent with this hypothesis and the further implications of this are discussed especially in regard to EMU targets for exchange rate stability and inflation.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by UNECE in its series ECE Discussion Papers Series with number 2001_1.
Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2001
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Publication status: Published in UNECE Discussion Paper Series, No. 2001_1
EU enlargement; EU new member states; euro; transition economies; Balassa-Samuelson;
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- F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration
- P27 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies - - - Performance and Prospects
- O52 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Europe
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