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The Exchange Rate: Economic Policy Tool Or Market Price?

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  • Heiner FLASSBECK

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The Exchange Rate: Economic Policy Tool or Market Price? The paper reconsiders the failure of mainstream economics to come up with a consistent and valid exchange rate theory. There has been broad consensus among economists for decades that changes in the

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Paper provided by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in its series UNCTAD Discussion Papers with number 157.

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Date of creation: 2002
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