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Bretton-Woodský měnový systém: Systém fixních nebo de-facto plovoucích kurzů?
[Bretton-Woods Monetary System: Was It Fixed or De-facto Floating?]

  • Bednarik, Radek

International monetary system made by agreement in Bretton – Woods, is widely known to be the system of fixed exchange rates with allowed +/- 1% band of oscillation. As such, it is viewed as the period of exchange rates stability. However, our analysis of Reinhart – Rogoff’s (2004) database of exchange rates regimes shows, that most countries chose far more flexible exchange rates’ regimes. By the same token, the de – facto exchange rates varied very often and substantially from the officially declared ones.

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Date of creation: 21 May 2009
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:15297
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  1. Carmen M. Reinhart & Kenneth S. Rogoff, 2004. "The Modern History of Exchange Rate Arrangements: A Reinterpretation," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 119(1), pages 1-48, February.
  2. Nienke Oomes & Christopher M. Meissner, 2008. "Why Do Countries Peg the Way they Peg? the Determinants of Anchor Currency Choice," IMF Working Papers 08/132, International Monetary Fund.
  3. Michael D. Bordo, 2003. "Exchange Rate Regime Choice in Historical Perspective," NBER Working Papers 9654, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Michael D. Bordo, 1992. "The Bretton Woods International Monetary System: An Historical Overview," NBER Working Papers 4033, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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