The Merco: A Common Currency for Mercosur and Latin America

Malamud, Bernard; Label, Wayne A.
June 2002
American Business Review;Jun2002, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p132
Academic Journal
Examines the prospects for a common currency for Latin America that would float against the world's major currencies. Common currency for Mercosur nations; Possible exchange rate arrangements; Floating currency that leaves room for independent monetary policy and wage and price flexibility.


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