Dual and multiple exchange rate systems in developing countries
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Dual and multiple exchange rate systems in developing countries some empirical evidence by Nita Ghei

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Published by Country Economics Dept., World Bank in Washington, DC (1818 H St. NW Washington 20433) .
Written in English



  • Developing countries.


  • Foreign exchange rates -- Developing countries.

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StatementNita Ghei and Miguel A. Kiguel.
SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, WPS 881, Policy research working papers ;, WPS 881.
ContributionsKiguel, Miguel Alberto, 1954-
LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 881
The Physical Object
Pagination[31] p. ;
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL1035322M
LC Control Number93230202

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