Currency Unions and Irish External Trade

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Christine Dwane

Trinity College (Dublin)

Philip R. Lane

Trinity College (Dublin) - Department of Economics; Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR); Central Bank of Ireland

Tara McIndoe Calder

Central Bank of Ireland; University of Dublin - Institute for International Integration Studies

Date Written: November 2006

Abstract

Ireland has participated in two currency unions - a bilateral union with the United Kingdom that lasted until 1979 and as a founder member of European Monetary Union that began in 1999. This paper investigates whether currency unions have influenced Irish trade patterns.

JEL Classification: F14, F17, F31

Suggested Citation

Dwane, Christine and Lane, Philip R. and McIndoe Calder, Tara, Currency Unions and Irish External Trade (November 2006). IIIS Discussion Paper No. 189. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=958010 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.958010

Christine Dwane

Trinity College (Dublin) ( email )

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Philip R. Lane (Contact Author)

Trinity College (Dublin) - Department of Economics ( email )

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Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

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Tara McIndoe Calder

Central Bank of Ireland ( email )

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Ireland

University of Dublin - Institute for International Integration Studies ( email )

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