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Currency Unions

Ögren, Anders LU (2019) In Lund Papers in Economic History. General Issues
Abstract
A currency union is when several independent sovereign nations share a common currency. This has been a recurring phenomenon in monetary history. In this article I study the theoretical foundations of such unions, and discuss some important currency unions in history, most notably the case of the US. Finally I contrast the design of the EMU with economic theories and historical experiences of currency unions.
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Central banks, Fiscal systems, Monetary theory, Monetary policy, Optimum Currency Areas, B27, E42, F33, N11, N13
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Lund Papers in Economic History. General Issues
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2019:204
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36 pages
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English
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yes
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  author       = {Ögren, Anders},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Working Paper},
  number       = {2019:204},
  series       = {Lund Papers in Economic History. General Issues},
  title        = {Currency Unions},
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  year         = {2019},
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