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Why and when to introduce a single currency in ECOWAS

  title={Why and when to introduce a single currency in ECOWAS},
  author={Ferdinand Tarr David Bakoup and Daniel Ndoye},
This paper seeks to inform the discussion on the introduction of a single currency in West Africa in an uncertain economic context disrupted by the Euro zone crisis. Far from slowing down monetary integration, the recent experience of the European single currency demonstrates the importance of hastening the introduction of a single West African currency in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) space. In fact, no country in this zone is able alone to resolve the serious… Expand
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