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The political economy of exchange rate management

Christopher L. Gilbert

The political economy of exchange rate management

by Christopher L. Gilbert

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Published by University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College, Department of Economics in London .
Written in English


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StatementChristopher L. Gilbert.
SeriesEconomic discussion paper series / London University, Queen Mary and Westfield College, Department of Economics -- no.311, Economic discussion paper(University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College, Department of Economics) -- no.311.
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Open LibraryOL23128263M

foreign exchange, methods and instruments used to adjust the payment of debts between two nations that employ different currency systems. A nation's balance of payments has an important effect on the exchange rate of its currency. Bills of exchange, drafts, checks, and telegraphic orders are the principal means of payment in international transactions. Emphasizing fundamental economic concepts as well as the interplay between domestic and international politics, International Political Economy not Author: Jappe Eckhardt.

Government policy also affects a currency’s exchange rate in other ways: elections, policy changes, and the balance of power of political parties can change the direction of a country’s economy. As the economy increases or decreases, so does the currency’s exchange rate. Book Description. Broadly viewing the global economy as a political competition that produces winners and losers, International Political Economy holistically and accessibly introduces the field of IPE to students with limited background in political theory, history, and economics. This text surveys major interests and institutions and examines how state and non-state actors pursue .

The ‘political economy of industrialization’ in mixed economies has been a key concern of Development and Change right from the start, as will be clear from this collection of 22 articles, published in the journal between and All papers analyse what government should and should not do — and, more importantly, what government can do to foster industrial Cited by: 3. This introductory chapter begins with discussions of currency choices, currency trade-offs, politics of currency policy, currency policies in open and closed economies, and currency politics applied across time and space. It then sets out the book's purpose, which is to analyze the politics of exchange rates. The book has both theoretical and empirical : Jeffry A. Frieden.


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