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Politique optimale de fixite par rapport a un panier de devises: le cas de la Tunisie


  • Zamiti, M.


The purpose of this study is to compare the performances of three different weighting schemes for a currency basket in terms of relative stability in the tunisian economy. The three alternative policy peg are: (1) a trade-weighted currency basket, (2) the basket suggested by Lipshitz and Sundararajan (1980), and (3) a basket that we have constructed taking into consideration the effects of exchange rate and prive covariances on the variability of the real exchange rate.

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  • Zamiti, M., 1996. "Politique optimale de fixite par rapport a un panier de devises: le cas de la Tunisie," G.R.E.Q.A.M. 96b04, Universite Aix-Marseille III.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:aixmeq:96b04

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    JEL classification:

    • E50 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - General
    • E58 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Central Banks and Their Policies
    • F30 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - General
    • F31 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Exchange


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