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Assessment of CIS Countries Readiness for Creation of Currency Union

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  • Knobel, A.

    (Center of International Trade, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Moscow, Russia
    International Trade Department, Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy, Moscow, Russia)

  • Mironov, A.

    (Institute of Applied Economic Research, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Moscow, Russia)

Abstract

The authors analyze the CIS countries' potential readiness to establish a currency union. Based on Optimum Currency Area (OCA) criteria that determine the countries' readiness to form a currency union and some particular benefits and costs of a currency union several macroeconomic indicators are determined area. The authors analyze the period following the final transformation of CIS countries' economies from centrally planned to the market ones - from 1999 to 2011. The paper also tests the stability of the results obtained to check the adequacy of obtained estimates and for ranging countries by their matching OCA criteria.

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  • Knobel, A. & Mironov, A., 2015. "Assessment of CIS Countries Readiness for Creation of Currency Union," Journal of the New Economic Association, New Economic Association, vol. 25(1), pages 76-101.
  • Handle: RePEc:nea:journl:y:2015:i:25:p:76-101
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    1. Knobel, Alexander, 2016. "The influence of services trade liberalization on service flows and industry productivity in CIS countries and Russia," Applied Econometrics, Publishing House "SINERGIA PRESS", vol. 44, pages 75-99.
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    Keywords

    monetary union; optimal currency area; integration; exchange rate;

    JEL classification:

    • E42 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Monetary Sytsems; Standards; Regimes; Government and the Monetary System
    • F33 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions
    • F36 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Financial Aspects of Economic Integration

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