The effect of a common currency on trade : Ireland before and after the Sterling link
|Title:||The effect of a common currency on trade : Ireland before and after the Sterling link||Authors:||Thom, Rodney
Walsh, Brendan M.
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/712||Date:||May-2001||Abstract:||This paper uses the introduction of an exchange rate between Ireland and the UK in 1979 as a natural experiment to shed light on the effects of a common currency on the volume of international trade. No evidence is found from time series or panel regressions that the change of exchange rate regime had a significant effect on the pattern of Irish trade. This finding casts doubt on the belief that the European Economic and Monetary Union will have a major effect on the pattern of trade between participating countries.||Type of material:||Working Paper||Publisher:||University Collge Dublin. School Of Economics||Series/Report no.:||UCD Centre for Economic Research Working Paper Series; WP 01/10||Copyright (published version):||2001 School Of Economics||Subject LCSH:||Monetary unions
Foreign exchange rates
|Other versions:||http://www.ucd.ie/economics/research/papers/2001/WP01.10.pdf||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Economics Working Papers & Policy Papers|
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