The Classification and Performance of Alternative Exchange-rate Systems

@inproceedings{Tavlas2008TheCA,
  title={The Classification and Performance of Alternative Exchange-rate Systems},
  author={George S. Tavlas},
  year={2008}
}
Owing to dissatisfaction with the IMF’s de jure classification of exchange-rate regimes, a substantial literature has emerged presenting de facto classifications of exchange-rate systems and using the latter classifications to compare performances of alternative regimes in terms of key macroeconomic variables. This paper critically reviews the literature on de facto regimes. In particular the paper (1) describes the main methodologies that have been used to construct de facto codings, (2… CONTINUE READING
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