Trade Blocs, Currency Blocs and the Disintegration of World Trade in the 1930s

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Eichengreen, Barry; Irwin, Douglas;
  • Subject: Currency Blocs; Trade Blocs
    • jel: jel:F13 | jel:F33 | jel:O40

The dramatic implosion and regionalization of international trade during the 1930s has often been blamed on the trade and foreign exchange policies that emerged in the interwar period. We provide new evidence on the impact of trade and currency blocs on trade flows from... View more
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