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The Success of Currency Reforms to End Great Inflations: An Empirical Analysis of 34 High Inflations

Bernholz, Peter and Kugler, Peter. (2007) The Success of Currency Reforms to End Great Inflations: An Empirical Analysis of 34 High Inflations. WWZ Discussion Papers, 2007 (13).

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Abstract

The estimation of an ordered probit model for currency reforms trying to end 31 NEWLINE hyperinflations and three big inflations of the 20th century shows that the introduction of an NEWLINE independent central bank and the adoption of a credibly fixed exchange rate are crucial for the success NEWLINE of a currency reform. In addition, currency reforms are demonstrated to be more difficult in centrally NEWLINE planned economies than in market economies.
Faculties and Departments:06 Faculty of Business and Economics > Departement Wirtschaftswissenschaften > Professuren Wirtschaftswissenschaften > Geld- und Währungsgeschichte (Kugler)
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UniBasel Contributors:Bernholz, Peter and Kugler, Peter
Item Type:Working Paper
Publisher:WWZ, University of Basel
Number of Pages:12
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Discussion paper / Internet publication
Language:English
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  • handle: RePEc:bsl:wpaper:2007/13
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