Realignment expectations in fixed exchange-rate regimes

Discussion of Maurice Obstfeld, Jay C. Shambaugh and Alan M. Taylor, “The Trilemma in History: Tradeoffs amonge Exchange Rates, Monetary Policies, and Capital Mobility,” NBER International Finance and Macro Program Meeting, Cambridge, MA, Oct 18, 2002, overhead slides (3.2 MB).

“Macroeconomic and Political Determinants of Realignment Expectations: Some European Evidence” (with Andrew K. Rose, University of California at Berkeley), in Barry Eichengreen, Jerry Frieden and Jürgen von Hagen, eds., Monetary and Fiscal Policy in an Integrated Europe, Springer, Berlin, 1995.