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Crisis and dollarization in Ecuador

stability, growth, and social equity

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monetary policy -- Ecuador,
  • Currency question -- Ecuador,
  • Dollar, American,
  • Women -- Ecuador -- Economic conditions,
  • Ecuador -- Economic conditions -- 1972-,
  • Ecuador -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    StatementPaul Beckerman and Andrés Solimano, editors
    SeriesDirections in development, Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)
    ContributionsBeckerman, Paul Ely, Solimano, Andrés
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG865 .C74 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 215 p. :
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15577768M
    ISBN 10082134837X
    LC Control Number2002026020

      “It” was dollarization in Ecuador, which is now 15 years old. Unlike almost every other country in South America, Ecuador had never suffered a hyperinflation. In late , though, it was on the brink of one, as a low price for oil (the country’s leading export), a banking crisis, and a central bank seemingly unable to get a grip on the. Crisis and Dollarization in Ecuador: Stability, Growth, and Social Equity. World Bank. pp. A. Kim Clark. The Redemptive Work: Railway and Nation in Ecuador, SR Books. pp. A. Kim Clark; Marc Becker (editors). Highland Indians and the State in Modern Ecuador. University of Pittsburgh Press.

    So in , Ecuador became the third country in Latin America to dollarize, Panama and El Salvador being the other two. Dora Ampuero, who co-founded IEEP with her late husband some 30 years ago, is a respected economist and commentator and one of the architects of Ecuador’s dollarization. Currency substitution or dollarization is the use of a foreign currency in parallel to or instead of the domestic currency.. Currency substitution can be full or partial. Most, if not all, full currency substitution has taken place after a major economic crisis, for example, Ecuador and El Salvador in Latin America and Zimbabwe in Africa. Some small economies, for whom it is impractical to.

    The government hoped that “dollarizing” would stabilize the country’s economy, then experiencing its worst crisis since the s. Other countries facing similar economic troubles have since considered dollarization an attractive policy option, but the social and economic impacts of dollarization in Ecuador demonstrate that the measure is.   Another is that since Ecuador has lacked its own currency, using the American dollar instead. That switch was the consequence of hyperinflation and a previous economic crisis.


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This book thoroughly examines the conditions in which this decision was made. It looks historically at Ecuador's economic and social structure and assesses the impact felt as a result of the by: Crisis and Dollarization in Ecuador - (Directions in Development) by Paul Beckerman & Andres Solimano (Paperback)Price: $ "Early inEcuador, confronted with a serious economic crisis, adopted the U.S.

dollar as its national currency. Crisis and Dollarization in Ecuador examines the conditions that led to this action, describing the repeated cycles of crisis and failed stabilization that fatally undermined confidence in the Ecuadoran sucre.

Abstract Early inEcuador, confronted with a serious economic crisis, adopted the US dollar as its national currency, This book examines the conditions that led to this action, describing the repeated cycles of crisis and failed stabilization that fatally undermined confidence in the Ecuadorian sucre.

Crisis and dollarization in Ecuador: stability, growth, and social equity (English) Abstract. Early inEcuador, confronted with a serious economic crisis, adopted the US dollar as its national currency, This book examines the conditions that led to this action, describing the repeated cycles of crisis and failed stabilization that fatally See More +.Cited by: Downloadable.

Early inEcuador, confronted with a serious economic crisis, adopted the US dollar as its national currency, This book examines the conditions that led to this action, describing the repeated cycles of crisis and failed stabilization that fatally undermined confidence in the Ecuadorian sucre.

The book then analyzes dollarization's initial results and its effects on. Home > Policy Research Working Papers > Dollarization and Semi-Dollarization in Ecuador. Early inEcuador, confronted with a serious economic crisis, adopted the US dollar as its national currency, This book examines the conditions that led to this action, describing the repeated cycles of crisis and failed stabilization that fatally undermined confidence in the Ecuadorian sucre.

29 Beckerman, Longer-term origins of Ecuador’s pre-dollarization crisis, 30. Quispe - Agnoli an d Whisler, Official Dollariz ation and the Banking System in Ecuad or and El Salvador. The Crisis Ecuador suffered a severe shock in ¾El Niño weather phenomenon affected agricultural sector ¾Oil price historically low, affected government's budget ¾Financial crisis in Latin America (triggered in SE Asia) decreased loanable funds available to the government and private banks.

Ecuador entered dollarization under a full-blown hyperinflation. At the beginning of the yearthe rate of exchange was 4, sucres per dollar; at the end of the year it reac per dollar. Inflation was 60 percent, and the rate of devaluation exceeded percent. He is author of the book.

Ecuador officially dollarized in to help alleviate an economic and banking crisis, while El Salvador dollarized in to enhance already successful reforms. This article examines whether dollarization has brought the benefits expected. The End Of Dollarization In Ecuador: The Crisis Has Begun 6/24/ Every year major companies, organizations and even countries pay big bucks to advertise during the Super Bowl in hopes of reaching its multimillion viewers.

This past February, a small sliver of time on Super Bowl Sunday was dedicated to Ecuador in a second commercial. Dollarization has been much exercised in Latin American countries that include Ecuador and El Salvador among others.

Ecuador, adopted the dollar as legal tender in and El Salvador in (Klein, ). A number of countries in Africa unofficially dollarized and these include. Before delving into a discussion of the pros and cons of using dollars, one should first examine the history of dollarization in Ecuador.

In the late s, Ecuador experienced a severe economic crisis due to a combination of low oil prices, the low tax base of the non-oil sector, and big public sector wage increases. Ecuador ended with a contraction of its economy by %.

A major factor in the January, coup, besides the woes already mentioned, was President Mahuad’s plans for “dollarization.” The idea was to replace the sucre with the American dollar at an exchange rate of 25, to the dollar.

The End Of Dollarization In Ecuador: The Crisis Has Begun Licensing. PM ET 06/24/; Every year major companies, organizations and even countries pay big bucks to advertise during the.

A study published by Ecuador’s central bank (BCE) analyzed the first decade of the absence of independent monetary policy and found that average GDP growth increased from percent. In /, Ecuador's economy suffered from a banking crisis that lead to some reforms, including adoption of the US dollar as legal tender.

Dollarization stabilized the economy, and positive growth returned in most of the years that followed. I ntroduction. The main goal of this study is to stress the importance of institutional weaknesses, public finance rigidities, and high financial dollarization in shaping the dynamics of the lates financial crisis in Ecuador.

2 The paper covers the crisis period up to the point when the government adopted the U.S. dollar as the legal tender, which marked a turnaround of the financial. B.

Advantages of Dollarization for Ecuador. C. Effects of Ecuador's Dollarization for the United States. VI. economies has fallen into financial crisis As evidenced by this quotation, despite high expectations, the majority of the economies in Latin America, including Ecuador's, have incurred.

The crisis also led to the country abandoning its own currency in favor of the U.S. dollar in January The “dollarization” of the economy has caused difficulties for the current government. As an example, Ecuador's neighbors have deliberately devalued their currency, making Ecuadorean exports relatively more expensive.

The dollarization plan is a desperate expedient to save Mahuad's government from the combination of financial catastrophe and social upheaval.