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Convergence of long-term bond yields in the euro area


  • Eric T. Swanson


This Economic Letter takes a closer look at the effect of European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) on long-term government bond yields in the four largest euro zone countries: France, Germany, Italy, and Spain.

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  • Eric T. Swanson, 2008. "Convergence of long-term bond yields in the euro area," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue nov21.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedfel:y:2008:i:nov21:n:2008-37

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    1. António Afonso, & Marcelo Alcântara, 2016. "Euro Area Sovereign Debt Crisis and Debt Mutualisation," Working Papers Department of Economics 2016/07, ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics and Management, Department of Economics, Universidade de Lisboa.
    2. Ellul, Reuben, 2017. "Correlation between Maltese and euro area sovereign bond yields," MPRA Paper 80795, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. repec:mth:ber888:v:7:y:2017:i:1:p:68-86 is not listed on IDEAS
    4. Ian Schaeffer & Miguel D. Ramirez, 2017. "Is there a Long-Term Relationship among European Sovereign Bond Yields?," Business and Economic Research, Macrothink Institute, vol. 7(1), pages 68-86, June.
    5. Andrea Terzi, 2014. "When Good Intentions Pave the Road to Hell: Monetization Fears and Europe's Narrowing Options," Economics Working Paper Archive wp_810, Levy Economics Institute.

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