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Currency Unions and Irish External Trade Christine Dwane, Philip R. Lane and Tara McIndoe


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: JEL: F14, F17, F31

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