Currency Crises and Economic Fundamentals in Finland
AbstractRecent currency crises in Filand are analyzed. First probit model estimations suggest that growth, unemployment, real exchange rate and contagion effects have affected the probability of a currenycy crisis. Second, empirical shadow floating exchange rates are formed using a revised version of Blanco-Garber method. This method offers structural explanations for the findings of the probit models. Also, it allows studying how the size of foreign reserves fas affected the probability of a crisis.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics in its series University of Helsinki, Department of Economics with number 441.
Length: 39 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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