Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/212529
Authors: 
Horvath, Julius
Year of Publication: 
2003
Series/Report no.: 
BOFIT Discussion Papers 15/2003
Abstract: 
The first part of this paper is a review of significant papers in the vast literature on optimum currency area (OCA) theory.The author focuses on the main classical contributions, then considers modern treatment of OCA theory.The second part considers empirical literature on the types of geographical areas that might constitute optimum currency areas, particularly with respect to asymmetry and symmetry of shocks.
JEL: 
E42
F33
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
ISBN: 
951-686-878-9
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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