The stability of flexible exchange rates
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The stability of flexible exchange rates the Canadian experience. by G. Hartley Mellish

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Published by New York University, Institute of Finance in [New York] .
Written in English



  • Canada.


  • Foreign exchange rates -- Canada.,
  • Balance of payments -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

SeriesNew York University. Institute of Finance. Bulletin no. 50-51, Bulletin (C.J. Devine Institute of Finance) ;, no. 50-51.
ContributionsHawkins, Robert G.
LC ClassificationsHG3883.C3 M45
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p.
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4715875M
LC Control Number78002238

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The Effects of a Full-Employment Policy on Economic Stability: A Formal Analysis A Monetary and Fiscal Framework for Economic Stability The Case for Flexible Exchange Rates Commodity-Reserve Currency Discussion of the Inflationary Gap Comments on Monetary Policy Part IV. Comments on Method. The flexible exchange rate system has these advantages: Flexible exchange rates as automatic stabilizers: The necessity of maintaining internal and external balance under a metallic standard is based on the fact that a metallic standard leads to a fixed exchange rate the relative price of currencies is fixed and a country’s output, employment, and current account performance and. In addition to the fixed and flexible exchange rate regimes, intermediate foreign exchange regimes also have appeared in the post–Bretton Woods era. Pegged exchange rates, especially the soft or crawling pegs, have the characteristics of the fixed and flexible exchange rate regimes without the metallic standard. After , unlike the Bretton Woods system, many developing [ ].   Interest rates, money supply, and financial stability all affect currency exchange rates. Because of these factors, the demand for a country's currency depends on what is happening in that country. First, the interest rate paid by a country's central bank is a big factor.

Floating exchange rates, he argued, would help insulate the domestic economy from external shocks and would provide national policy authorities the ability to satisfy domestic goals (Friedman Macroeconomic Stability and Flexible Exchange Rates Article (PDF Available) in American Economic Review 75(2) February with 23 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Fixed and flexible exchange rates If the currency exchange rate is maintained artificially through intervention or otherwise, at a predetermined level, then it is called as the fixed exchange rate. If the currency exchange rate is allowed to be determined by the market forces then it is called as the flexible or floating exchange rate. A Program for Monetary Stability is a book by the US economist Milton has been published by Fordham University Press in with consecutive re-prints appearing in , , , , , , and In the Prefatory Note Friedman states that the book is a revised and expanded version of the third of the Moorhouse I. X. Millar Lecture Series, which he gave at Fordham.

European exchange rates to exchange rates between the euro and other currencies. (ii) As the euro zone will be a comparatively larger and less open than individual member countries, it may. pegging their exchange rates are especially prone to banking crises, counterexamples also exist. The savings-and-loan crisis in the United States and the Japanese banking crisis of the s, for example, both occurred under floating rates. These cases flag the fact that the relationship between exchange rate and banking stability is Size: KB. A flexible exchange-rate system is a monetary system that allows the exchange rate to be determined by supply and demand.. Every currency area must decide what type of exchange rate arrangement to maintain. Between permanently fixed and completely flexible however, are heterogeneous approaches.   Foreign exchange intervention is an element of that toolkit. Since the s, most large Latin American economies have transitioned to inflation targeting with flexible exchange rates. In some cases, this transition came after crises that highlighted the shortcomings of pegged currency regimes.