Book 1999

Balance of Payments, Exchange Rates, and Competitiveness in Transition Economies

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ISBN: 978-0-7923-8422-9 (Print) 978-0-585-31346-7 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vii

  2. Transition and the Open Economy: An Overview

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      Pages 1-16

      Transition and the Open Economy: An Overview

  3. Exchange-Rate Policies and the Balance of Payments

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

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      Pages 19-93

      Current-Account Sustainability in Transition Economies

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      Pages 95-130

      Exchange-Rate Arrangements in the Transition Economies

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      Pages 131-157

      Toward Virtual Exchange-Rate Stability in Western and Eastern Europen with the Advent of EMU

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      Pages 159-184

      A Model of Real Exchange-Rate Determination in Transition Economies

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      Pages 185-200

      Financing the Transition to a Market Economy: External Borrowing in the Baltics and CIS Region

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      Chapter

      Pages 201-212

      Capital Flows and Stability of Financial Systems in Emerging Countries

  4. Transition and International Trade

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 213-213

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      Pages 215-238

      Geographic Diversification of Trade in Transition Economies

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      Pages 239-253

      The Fiscal Implications of Trade Liberalization in Transition Countries

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      Pages 255-282

      What is Special about Endogenous International Trade Policy in Transition Economies?

  5. Selected Country Experiences

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 283-283

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      Pages 285-317

      External Deficit, Exchange Rate, and Competitiveness in Croatia: Is There a Problem?

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      Pages 319-360

      Exchange-Rate Policy in the Czech Republic: The Perils of Sticking to Fixed Exchange Rates

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      Chapter

      Pages 361-401

      Trade, Trade Policy, and Foreign-Exchange Regimes Under Transition: Russia and the Dutch Disease

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      Pages 403-418

      Balance of Payments, Exchange Rates, and Competitiveness: Lessons for Transition Economies from the Israeli Experience

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      Pages 419-447

      Balance of Payments, Exchange Rates, and Competitiveness in Hungary

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      Pages 449-470

      Current-Account Surplus and Falling Competitiveness in Slovenia

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 471-487