Exchange-Rate Regimes and Currency Unions

Proceedings of a conference held by the Confederation of European Economic Associations at Frankfurt, Germany, 1990

  • Ernst Baltensperger
  • Hans-Werner Sinn

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Introduction

    1. Pierre Maillet
      Pages 1-9
  3. European Monetary System and Monetary Integration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Giancarlo Gandolfo, Pier Carlo Padoan
      Pages 36-63
  4. Flexible Exchange Rates and Central Bank Policy

  5. European Monetary Union

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
    2. Anthonie Knoester, André M. M. Kolodziejak, Guus Muijzers
      Pages 248-286
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 287-296

About this book


The contributions are concerned with the theoretical and empirical analyses of fixed and flexible exchange rate systems, the role of central bank and other government policies in such systems, the prospects, workings and effects of a European Monetary System, and capital mobility and economic integration.


Controlling Eastern Europe economic integration economic policy European Central Bank European integration European Monetary Union exchange rates Inflation monetary union money

Editors and affiliations

  • Ernst Baltensperger
    • 1
  • Hans-Werner Sinn
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BernSwitzerland
  2. 2.University of MunichGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1992
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-22041-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-22039-7
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