A Nash Threat Game of Passing Through Exchange Rate Mechanism II
AbstractFollowing entrance into the European Union, Central Eastern European Countries (CEECs) are expected to join the European Monetary Union (EMU). These countries may incur considerable costs over the course of their passing through the required Exchange Rate Mechanism II (ERM-II). However, with enough bargaining leverage CEECs may be able to pass some of these costs on to current EMU-members. In turn, a CEEC's leverage depends on their ability to wield successful brinkmanship via an exchange-rate policy characterized by a 'threaten-thy-neighbor' strategy. A two-stage Nash-threat game captures the essentials of the CEECs' phase of ERM-II pass through.
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Date of creation: 22 Aug 2007
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Threat game; Nash-bargaining solution; exchange-rate policy; EU-enlargement; EMU;
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- C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
- C78 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Bargaining Theory; Matching Theory
- F33 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions
- F51 - International Economics - - International Relations, National Security, and International Political Economy - - - International Conflicts; Negotiations; Sanctions
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- NEP-ALL-2007-08-27 (All new papers)
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- NEP-IFN-2007-08-27 (International Finance)
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