The effect of a common currency on trade : Ireland before and after the Sterling link

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Show simple item record Thom, Rodney Walsh, Brendan M. 2008-12-08T12:25:40Z 2008-12-08T12:25:40Z 2001 School Of Economics en 2001-05
dc.identifier.other 200110 en
dc.description.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. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University Collge Dublin. School Of Economics en
dc.relation.ispartofseries UCD Centre for Economic Research Working Paper Series en
dc.relation.ispartofseries WP 01/10 en
dc.relation.hasversion Thom, R. and Walsh, B. (June 2001) "The effect of a common currency on trade:Ireland before and after the sterling link". Paper presented at NBER's 24th Annual International Seminar on Macroeconomics, 8th – 9th June 2001, University College Dublin. en
dc.subject.lcsh Monetary unions en
dc.subject.lcsh Foreign exchange rates en
dc.subject.lcsh International trade en
dc.title The effect of a common currency on trade : Ireland before and after the Sterling link en
dc.type Working Paper en
dc.internal.authorurl Rodney Thom (web page) en
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dc.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Thom|Rodney|aut|UCD0023
dc.neeo.contributor Walsh|Brendan M.|aut|UCD0036

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