Full Dollarization : The Pros and Cons

Author/Editor:

Eduardo Borensztein ; Andrew Berg

Publication Date:

December 20, 2000

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

Analyzes the costs and benefits of full dollarization, or the adoption by one country of another country’s currency. Potential advantages include lower borrowing costs and deeper integration into world markets. But countries lose the ability to devalue, and become dependent on the U.S. Compares with currency board option.

Series:

Economic Issues No. 24

English

Publication Date:

December 20, 2000

ISBN/ISSN:

9781557759931/1020-5098

Stock No:

EIIEA024

Format:

Paper

Pages:

22

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