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Published by International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • International Monetary Fund,
  • Foreign exchange rates

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Exchange rate analysis lies at the center of the IMF"s surveillance mandate and policy advice, as well as in the design of IMF-supported programs, and IMF staff are called upon to analyze a variety of exchange rate issues in various member countries, both small and large, from the least economically developed to the most advanced, and from those whose currencies circulate only locally to those whose currencies are of global importance. This book provides a sample of the topics the IMF staff typically examine under the broad rubric of exchange rate analysis, encompassing several topics: determination and impact of the real exchange rate, assessing competitiveness and the equilibrium real exchange rate in specific countries or country groups, and considerations in the choice of exchange rate regime.--Publisher"s description.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementCarlo Cottarelli ... [et al.], editors.
ContributionsCottarelli, Carlo., International Monetary Fund.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG3851 .E879 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 332 p. :
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23192902M
ISBN 101589067282
ISBN 109781589067288
LC Control Number2009275452

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