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Official Dollarization: Current Experiences and Issues, Cato Journal, Vol. 20, No. 2 (Fall 2000), 179-213

Zeljko Bogetic ()

International Finance from EconWPA

Abstract: The paper reviews the salient features of officially dollarized economies (with particular reference to Panama) and discusses costs and benefits of official dollarization. Also, the paper reviews existing and some potential seigniorage sharing arrangements and discusses conditions that are conducive to official dollarization, especially in Latin America.

Keywords: dollarization; monetary; unions; seigniorage; Panama; Latin; America (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F3 E O P (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-cba, nep-fmk, nep-mac and nep-mon
Date: 2005-10-05
Note: Type of Document - pdf; pages: 34
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