Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Dr. Mark E. Wohar
The currency crises of the last decade have generated a strong debate about exchange rate regimes in emerging countries, and led economists to rethink their views on the determinants of exchange rate and currency crises. After discussing the different types of exchange rate regimes, two different models are developed in this paper to find whether the final collapse of Argentine currency board was causes by its own fundamentals or by another country where a crisis occurred. The results of both models suggest that macroeconomic variables are more likely and quickly to cause a currency crisis.
Gong, Hongbing, "Exchange Rate Regime and Currency Crisis Determinations: Lessons from Argentina" (2004). Student Work. 1856.
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