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The Bulgarian Currency Board

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  • Jeffrey B Miller

    (Department of Economics, University of Delaware)

Following a severe financial crisis in 1996 and early 1997 Bulgaria established a currency board. In many respects the currency board has been a great success. From hyperinflationary levels in February 1997, inflation fell to single-digit levels in 1998 and 1999. The economy has also begun to grow. While enormously successful so far, the currency board has only been in place for a short time. This paper outlines prospective problems that must be faced and explores whether the currency board is sustainable in the longer-run. Comparative Economic Studies (2001) 43, 53–74; doi:10.1057/ces.2001.3

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Article provided by Palgrave Macmillan & Association for Comparative Economic Studies in its journal Comparative Economic Studies.

Volume (Year): 43 (2001)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
Pages: 53-74

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Handle: RePEc:pal:compes:v:43:y:2001:i:1:p:53-74
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