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Chile's Peso: Better than (Just) Living with the Dollar?

  • Felipe Morandé
  • Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel

The choice between maintaining or giving up the national currency is determined by putting on balance the benefits of macroeconomic flexibility derived from a floating exchange rate and an independent monetary policy, and the microeconomic benefits derive

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Article provided by Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. in its journal Cuadernos de Economía-Latin American Journal of Economicss.

Volume (Year): 37 (2000)
Issue (Month): 110 ()
Pages: 177-226

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