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Bretton Woods Fixed Exchange Rate System versus Floating Exchange Rate System

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  • Geza, Paula
  • Giurca Vasilescu, Laura
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    One of the most important issues of monetary policy is to find out whether the state should intervene among the exchange rates, taking into account the fact that changes in the exchange rates represent a significant transmission channel of the effects generated by the monetary policy. Taking into consideration the failure of fixed exchange rate regimes and the recent improvement of financial markets, the return in the near future to such a regime – as for example the Bretton Woods system – is probably almost impossible.

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    Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 29932.

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    Date of creation: 29 Mar 2011
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    Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:29932

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    Keywords: Fixed exchange rate; floating exchange rate; Bretton Woods system;

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    1. Preston J. Miller & Richard M. Todd, 1992. "Real effects of monetary policy in a world economy," Staff Report 154, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
    2. Robert A. Mundell, 2002. "The international monetary system: quo vadis," Discussion Papers 0102-34, Columbia University, Department of Economics.
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