There is also a bit of heavy weather made over the role of exchange controls as a central feature of the original Bretton Woods regime, which ignores the fact that Keynes had recognized before the war that an adjustable peg
exchange rate system logically entailed them.
The International Monetary Fund, from its adjustable peg
system to the current floating rates system, has failed in overseeing the consistency and co-ordination between internal and external economic policies of the member nations.
Adjustable peg regimes such as the Bretton Woods system and the European Monetary System (EMS)?
18) Even more immediate is the move to convert the adjustable peg of the EMS to a unified currency area with irrevocably fixed exchange rates.
To avoid these ills, John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and others made the case for an adjustable peg
that the IMF should urge countries to avoid adjustable peg
currency regimes because they frequently become unsustainable and lead to crises;
The Bretton Woods system collapsed both because of fatal flaws in its design (the adjustable peg
in the face of improved capital mobility, and the confidence problem associated with the gold dollar standard) and conflicting policy objectives between the key deficit and surplus countries.
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, a significant school of academic opinion favored abandoning the Bretton Woods adjustable peg
system in favor of floating rates determined by the market; the system's final collapse in February 1973 initially appeared to vindicate that view.
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In short, this advantage of target zones was always theoretical if not fictional, while the disadvantages of explicit exchange rate commitments (just as in adjustable pegs
for emerging markets) are real.
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