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Exchange-rate rigidity, investment distortions, and the failure of Bretton Woods

Robert M. Dunn

Exchange-rate rigidity, investment distortions, and the failure of Bretton Woods

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Published by International Finance Section, Princeton University in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foreign exchange rates,
  • Balance of payments

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 18.

    Statement[by] Robert M. Dunn, Jr.
    SeriesEssays in international finance, no. 97, Essays in international finance ;, no. 97.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG136 .P7 no. 97, HG3826 .P7 no. 97
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p.
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5409983M
    LC Control Number73000387

    Exchange Rate Pass-Through, Exchange Rate Volatility, and Exchange Rate Disconnect Devereux, M.B. & C. Engel () Abstract: This paper explores the hypothesis that high volatility of real and nominal exchange rates may be due to the fact that local currency pricing eliminates the pass-through from changes in exchange rates to consumer prices. iv World Economic Situation and Prospects World economic growth, – 0. 1. 2. 3. 4. a b. Percentage. Economic. The textbook example of a coordination failure is that of an individual industrialist who, confronting an uncertain and potentially unprofitable future, decides to postpone an investment. If all others do the same, aggregate investment will decline and their pessimism will be self-fulfilling, as profits and incomes fall. This book analyzes the political economy of exchange rate policy in Latin America. It brings together the work of economists and political scientists interested in the interaction of economic and.


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