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Routledge Library Editions: Exchange Rate Economics


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Reissuing works originally published between 1923 and 1997, this collection of books on exchange rate economics is a unique resource in international finance and economic history. Books in the set look at foreign exchange policy, currency and markets in a range of eras and contexts.

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Foreign Exchange and Foreign Debts

Foreign Exchange and Foreign Debts

1st Edition

Hubert C. Walter
August 29, 2018

Originally published in 1926. This book explains clearly the depreciation of the franc, the return to the gold standard and dollar parity, inflation and deflation, the stabilization of the mark and its effects; and the connexion between exchange rates and prices. It describes the transfer of money...

Modern Foreign Exchange

Modern Foreign Exchange

1st Edition

Hubert C. Walter
August 29, 2018

Originally published in 1923. This book describes the working of the exchanges, and explains post-war fluctuations. It describes bills, documentary and blank credits, the mechanism of exchange trading and money market; and explains inflation, floating debts, purchasing power parity, international...

The Interest Standard of Currency: An Attempt

The Interest Standard of Currency: An Attempt

1st Edition

Ernst Dick
August 29, 2018

Originally published in 1925. This book sets forth a plan to stabilize the currency at a time in which there was much discussion of what to radically change to improve the state of the flow of gold and discounts and interests. It addresses such questions as ‘what is a standard of currency’ and ‘to...

Essays on Rational Expectations and Flexible Exchange Rates

Essays on Rational Expectations and Flexible Exchange Rates

1st Edition

Nasser Saidi
August 29, 2018

Originally published in 1982. This book deals with exchange-rate determination and the implications of floating rate regimes for the time paths of prices and quantities. It develops a class of stochastic equilibrium models of the open economy operating under flexible exchange rates, assuming that...

The Forward Market in Foreign Exchange: A Study in Market-making, Arbitrage and Speculation

The Forward Market in Foreign Exchange: A Study in Market-making, Arbitrage and Speculation

1st Edition

Brendan Brown
August 29, 2018

Originally published in 1983. With the prevailing uncertainties and wild fluctuation in exchange values at the time, the forward market in foreign exchange had become a vital issue for both governments and business corporations. This book by an expert practitioner in foreign exchange dealing...

The Effects of Real Exchange Rate Volatility on Sectoral Investment: Empirical Evidence from Fixed and Flexible Exchange Rate Systems

The Effects of Real Exchange Rate Volatility on Sectoral Investment: Empirical Evidence from Fixed and Flexible Exchange Rate Systems

1st Edition

Erdal Bahar
August 29, 2018

Originally published in 1997. This study investigates what the effects of real exchange rate volatility are on sectorial investment in the fixed and flexible exchange rate systems. It lays out the results of research into the effects of the levels and volatility of real exchange rates on investment...

Expectations and the Foreign Exchange Market

Expectations and the Foreign Exchange Market

1st Edition

Craig S. Hakkio
August 29, 2018

Originally published in 1984. This book examines two important dimensions of efficiency in the foreign exchange market using econometric techniques. It responds to the macroeconomics trend to re-examining the theories of exchange rate determination following the erratic behaviour of exchange rates...

The Impact of Price Uncertainty: A Study of Brazilian Exchange Rate Policy

The Impact of Price Uncertainty: A Study of Brazilian Exchange Rate Policy

1st Edition

Don Coes
August 29, 2018

Originally published in 1979. This book addresses three questions regarding uncertainty in economic life: how do we define uncertainty and use the concept meaningfully to provide conclusions; how can the level of uncertainty associated with a particular variable of economic interest be measured;...

The Exchange Rate Environment

The Exchange Rate Environment

1st Edition

Simon Brooks, Keith Cuthbertson, David G. Mayes
August 29, 2018

Originally published in 1986. This helpful text sets out what appears to make exchange rates change and shows how these various factors contribute to an explanation of the past. It considers the problems of providing satisfactory forecasts of the exchange rate while presenting the methods used,...

Exchange Rates and Prices: The Case of United States Imports

Exchange Rates and Prices: The Case of United States Imports

1st Edition

William R. Smith
August 29, 2018

Originally published in 1996. This study looks at the impact of exchange rate fluctuation on the pricing practices of foreign industries that import into the United States market. It presents several studies of the pass-through behaviour of over 100 disaggregated commodity groups with bi-lateral...

Foreign Exchange

Foreign Exchange

1st Edition

Rudi Weisweiller
August 29, 2018

Originally published in 1972. This book covers the broader aspects of foreign exchange, for businessmen, to remove a hazardous gap in executive knowledge. The language is non-technical and the author gives an insight into the workings of the international currency markets which will enable...

Seasonal Movements of Exchange Rates and Interest Rates Under the Pre-World War I Gold Standard

Seasonal Movements of Exchange Rates and Interest Rates Under the Pre-World War I Gold Standard

1st Edition

Ellen Foster
August 29, 2018

Originally published in 1994. This work investigates seasonal fluctuations of US and British short term nominal interest rates, the dollar-sterling exchange rate and short term interest rate differentials between the US and Britain during the period 1883-1913. It finds that during the pre-World War...

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