Currency union entries and trade

Research, Preprint English OPEN
Nitsch, Volker;
(2005)
  • Publisher: Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin, Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft
  • Subject: common currency | F33 | F14 | F36 | F02 | monetary integration | Afrika | F15 | accession | Franc-Zone | Außenwirtschaft | adoption | Währungsunion | accession,adoption,common currency,monetary integration | Geldpolitik | Internationaler Finanzmarkt
    • jel: jel:F02 | jel:F33 | jel:F15 | jel:F14 | jel:F36
      ddc: ddc:330

Recent research suggests that adopting a common currency increases bilateral trade. In this paper, I explore experiences of currency union entry in the post-war period and find no effect on trade. Previous results derived from a large panel data set (covering more than ... View more
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