Monetary union in West Africa
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Monetary union in West Africa who might gain, who might lose, and why? by Xavier Debrun

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Published by International Monetary Fund, Research Department in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Monetary unions -- Africa, West -- Econometric models.,
  • Monetary policy -- Africa, West -- Econometric models.,
  • Fiscal policy -- Africa, West -- Econometric models.,
  • Expenditures, Public -- Africa, West -- Econometric models.

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StatementXavier Debrun, Paul Masson and Catherine Pattillo.
GenreEconometric models.
SeriesIMF working paper -- WP/02/226
ContributionsMasson, Paul R., Pattillo, Catherine A., International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p. ;
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21738589M

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