xiii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9780262232654 hardcover alkaline paper 0262232650 hardcover alkaline paper
CESifo book series.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -251) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Currency boards : history, theory, and institutions Currency boards in historical perspective Why do countries choose currency boards? Modern currency boards : structural and institutional aspects Macroeconomic performance Stylized facts Inflation and disinflation under alternative exchange rate regimes Output growth and trade performance Argentina Case studies in modern currency boards : the European experience Euro-based currency boards : introduction Estonia Lithuania Bulgaria Bosnia and Herzegovina Euro-based currency boards : an assessment Conclusions.