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SIR ALAN WALTERS' ROLE IN THE REVIVAL OF CURRENCY BOARDS

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John G. Greenwood is Chief Economist at Invesco Global (john_greenwood@ldn.invesco.com).

Abstract

In a speech given in 2004, at a meeting held at the Institute of Economic Affairs in honour of Sir Alan Walters who died in 2009, John Greenwood explains Sir Alan's critical role in the creation of a currency board in Hong Kong in 1983.

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