Exchange rate policy for Eastern Europe and a peg to the ECU
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Exchange rate policy for Eastern Europe and a peg to the ECU by Michael Davenport

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Published by Commission of the European Communities, Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs in Brussels .
Written in English

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StatementMichael Davenport.
SeriesEconomic papers / Commission of the European Communities -- no.90, Economic papers (Commission of the European Communities. Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs) -- no.90.
ContributionsCommission of the European Communities. Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs.
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Pagination50p. ;
Number of Pages50
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Open LibraryOL16443530M

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European central bank policy is already taking place today in an informal way. It comprises, in short, European exchange rate management and interest rate policy decisions within and without the European Monetary System (EMS). A focal point of such policy actions are the money market operating targets of European Central Banks. Eastern Europe for the past 20 years. Among these countries, Hungary stands out as having tried a number of exchange rate regimes – from the adjustable peg in ‐ to free float since In the first part, this paper analyses the macroeconomic performance of Hungary during the past. In the strongest version of the proposal, the ECU would literally circulate in Eastern Europe; in more moderate versions, the link would be a currency board or a simple peg. At the same time, in its resolution of , the European Council stated that “exchange rates should be seen as the outcome of all other economic policies”. This represents a general feature of exchange rate policies, as the exchange rate cannot be determined by one single actor.