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Excessive deficits: sense and nonsense in the treaty of Maastricht

By Willem H. Buiter, Giancarlo Corsetti and Nouriel Roubini

Abstract

This collection brings together both classic articles which have laid the foundations for the theory of optimum currency and the resulting empirical literature. Articles are presented in sections on the theory of optimum currency areas, empirical analysis of optimum currency areas, fiscal policies in a monetary union, the central bank in a monetary union, and issues of transition to monetary union. Most articles were originally published in the 1990s. The editor teaches international economics at the University of Leuven, Belgium

Topics: HG Finance
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Year: 2001
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:9592
Provided by: LSE Research Online
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