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Author Erasmus, Lodewyk.

Title Dedollarization in Liberia : lessons from cross-country experience / prepared by Lodewyk Erasmus, Jules Leichter, Jeta Menkulasi
Published [Washington D.C.] : International Monetary Fund, 2009
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Description 1 online resource
Series IMF working paper ; WP/09/37
IMF working paper ; WP/09/37
Summary Liberia's experience with a dual currency regime, with the U.S. dollar enjoying legal tender status, dates to its founding as a sovereign country in 1847. Following the end of the most recent episode of civil war in late-2003, the new government has expressed interest in strengthening the role of the Liberian dollar. Liberia, however, is heavily dollarized, with the U.S. dollar estimated to account for about 90 percent of money supply. Cross-country experience suggests that dollarization does not preclude monetary policy from achieving its primary objective of price stability, and that success
Notes "March 2009."
At head of title: African Department
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online (ebrary)
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Subject Dollar, American.
Money -- Liberia.
Form Electronic book
Author Leichter, Jules.
Menkulasi, Jeta.
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ISBN 9781451916201
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