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Exchange Rates and Interest Groups in Peru, 1950-1996

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  • Alberto Pascó-Font
  • Piero Ghezzi
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    The review of Peruvian exchange rate policies during the last fifty years prompts several questions. First, why did the government choose some exchange rate regimes over others? Second, why did governments target certain exchange rate levels? Third, why, in certain episodes, did governments refuse to abandon an exchange rate peg?

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    Paper provided by Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department in its series Research Department Publications with number 3120.

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    Date of creation: Oct 2000
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