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Title: Essays on the optimal choice of exchange rate regime in emerging countries
Author: Marí del Cristo, María Lorena
Director/Tutor: Gómez-Puig, Marta
Keywords: Països emergents
Qüestió monetària
Dòlar nord-americà
Canvi exterior
Finances internacionals
BRIC countries
Currency question
American dollar
Foreign exchange
International finance
Issue Date: 25-Apr-2014
Publisher: Universitat de Barcelona
Abstract: [eng] This thesis comprises three empirical studies about the consequences of full dollarization for three major economic factors: (1) the exchange rate pass-through, (2) fiscal sustainability, and (3) bond market behavior. The main contributions of this thesis are first, to show that two of the most cited benefits of full dollarization can be called into question in the Ecuadorian economy; and second, making a comparative analysis between dollarized and non dollarized countries, to highlight an advantage of full dollarization: it may to some extent isolate the real economy from financial shocks
Appears in Collections:Tesis Doctorals - Departament - Teoria Econòmica

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