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Central Bank in the Function of Development of National Economy of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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The paper addresses and evaluates the currency board policy and assesses whether the currency board, as a form of monetary policy, is in the function of development of Bosnia and Herzegovina's national economy. In this context, a hypothesis that the currency board provides the foundation for growth and development of a transition economy is being put to the test. To test the hypothesis, the paper compares the movement of economic growth indicators (gross domestic product) among the countries of South Eastern Europe with the primary focus on Bosnia and Herzegovina. By comparing the obtained results, as well as by applying the correlation and regression analysis, by means of simple linear regression, it is proven that the currency board does not represent an obstacle to economic growth, but is the basis for establishing the stability of the economy and the basis for sustainable growth and development able to adequately respond to shocks.


International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 90)
Z. Mastilo et al., "Central Bank in the Function of Development of National Economy of Bosnia and Herzegovina", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 90, pp. 26-36, 2021
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April 2021

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