John C. B. Cooper

John Cooper, senior lecturer in Financial Economics at Glasgow Caledonian University, holds visiting professorships in Hungary, Peru and the USA. Dr Cooper’s research interests include the application of mathematical and statistical methods in financial decision making.

Papers Published in World Economics:

Dollarisation in Theory and Practice

Dollarisation involves the replacement of a soft domestic currency with a hard foreign alternative. This paper explains the different forms that dollarisation can take, its consequences for an economy, and concludes by exploring the experience of Panama, a country dollarised since 1904.

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