Ways to reform exchange-rate arrangements
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Published by International Finance Section, Dept. of Economics, Princeton University in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English


  • Foreign exchange rates

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Statementby Peter B. Kenen
SeriesReprints in International finance -- no. 28
ContributionsPrinceton University. International Finance Section
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18000124M

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