Dick Durevall

Dick Durevall is a Professor in Development Economics at the University of Gothenburg. His research interests include HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa, intimate partner violence, food markets, development macroeconomics, and international economics.

Content by Dick Durevall
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    Pre-conditions for a successful monetary union

    Adverse asymmetric shocks within a monetary union pose a serious problem to jobs and production if prices and wages are rigid and capital and labour are immobile. For a small open economy like Rwanda, the most important price is the value of the Rwandan franc. Even though prices and wages are flexible in Rwanda, the inability to adjust the exchange rate if it were in a...

    3 Sep 2014 | Dick Durevall, Richard Newfarmer, Måns Söderbom