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Conference Paper
The new global economic geography

Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole

Journal Article
The economics of currency crises and contagion: an introduction

Two theories of the causes of currency crises prevail in the economic literature. The first traces currency instability to countries' structural imbalances and weak policies; the second identifies arbitrary shifts in market expectations as the principal source of instability. The authors of this article contend that only a synthesis of these theories can capture the complexity of the 1997-98 Asian currency crisis. In their view, the crisis resulted from the interaction of structural weaknesses and volatile international capital markets. The authors also cite two other factors that contributed ...
Economic Policy Review , Issue Sep , Pages 3-16

Journal Article
Statement to Congress, January 30, 1998, (recent financial crisis in Asia)

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue Mar

Conference Paper
Lessons from Asian financial experience

Proceedings , Issue Oct , Pages 93-114

Analysis of financial crisis in Asia

Chicago Fed Letter , Issue Dec

Conference Paper
Interest rate stabilization of exchange rates and contagion in the Asian crisis countries

Proceedings , Issue Sep

Journal Article
How do currency crises spread?

FRBSF Economic Letter

Journal Article
Asia's trade performance after the currency crisis

The Asian countries hit by the 1997-98 currency crisis experienced a sharp reversal of capital flows that forced their current account balances to move from deficit to surplus. This study of the trade flows of Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, and Thailand finds that steep declines in imports, measured in dollar terms, accounted for almost all of the improvements in current account balances. However, a fuller picture emerges when the authors analyze the trade flows according to the volume of goods being shipped and the prices of these goods. The analysis shows that several factors contributed ...
Economic Policy Review , Issue Sep , Pages 37-49

Journal Article
Inflation, asset markets, and economic stabilization: lessons from Asia

In 1980's, a new convention emerged in the economics profession - that central banks' primary, even sole, responsibility should be controlling consumer price inflation. By the 1990's, this view was gaining credibility in policy circles, and various countries mandated that their central banks make inflation their primary focus (generally with and escape clause in the event of a severe economic shock). Here in the United States, this orthodoxy never gained official status; rather, the U.S. policy goal remains promoting stable long-term growth using a variety of theoretical approaches. ; The ...
New England Economic Review , Issue Sep , Pages 3-32

Journal Article
Anatomy of a currency crisis

Regional Review , Issue Fall , Pages 8-13


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