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Chapter 17 Comment on “Asian Crisis: Causes and Remedies”

Chapter 17 Comment on “Asian Crisis: Causes and Remedies” »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

The IMF has been barraged by criticism from all sides—from debtor countries and creditors, from the left and from the right, for doing too much and for doing too little. Some want the IMF abolished. Others w...

Chapter 40 Assessing IMF’s Crisis Prevention and Management Record

Chapter 40 Assessing IMF’s Crisis Prevention and Management Record »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

According to Robert Litan, the IMF is in the crisis prevention and management business. 1 He does not, however, say anything about whether it has in fact prevented any activity or...

Chapter 43 An Analysis of Financial Crisis: Lessons for the International Financial System

Chapter 43 An Analysis of Financial Crisis: Lessons for the International Financial System »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

1. ALL CRISES ARE THE SAME A financial crisis is a disturbance to financial markets that disrupts the market’s capacity to allocate capital—financial intermediation and hence investm...

Chapter 18 The East Asian Financial Crisis: A Year Later

Chapter 18 The East Asian Financial Crisis: A Year Later »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

One year after the crisis erupted in Thailand and spread to other countries in the region, East Asia is littered with idle plants, insolvent financial institutions, loan defaults, and bankrupt businesses, bo...

Chapter 24 Commentary on “What’s Wrong with the IMF” and “Containing the Risks”

Chapter 24 Commentary on “What’s Wrong with the IMF” and “Containing the Risks” »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

The reasons for the Asian financial crisis clearly are manifold. However, Meltzer pays little attention to the complexities of the recent developments in Asia but rather focuses his presentation excessively...

12 Debt Strategy: The African Point of View

12 Debt Strategy: The African Point of View »

Source: External Assistance and Policies for Growth in Africa

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): Claire Liuksila

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1995

ISBN: 9781557755254

Keywords: debt, debt management, external debt, debt service, interest

Most of the world’s developing countries have used external indebtedness to finance their development. Today, this indebtedness is the main obstacle to the economic growth of these...

Chapter 39 Less Is More in the New International Financial Architecture

Chapter 39 Less Is More in the New International Financial Architecture »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

Reforming the “international financial architecture” is one of the most important and pressing questions facing international policy-makers today. A sturdy structure will help to minimize the risk of collaps...

Apéndice I. Países ricos en hidrocarburos y minerales; 2000–05

Apéndice I. Países ricos en hidrocarburos y minerales; 2000–05 »

Source: Guía sobre la transparencia del ingreso proveniente de los recursos naturales

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2008

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781589067059

Cuadro 1. Países ricos en hidrocarburos; 2000–05 1 2...

Chapter 35 Moral Hazard and the Role of International Rescue Programs

Chapter 35 Moral Hazard and the Role of International Rescue Programs »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

The problem of moral hazard has been at the center of the international financial crises of the past few years, stretching from Mexico via Asia and Russia to Latin America. The trend in the spreads for capit...

Chapter 38 Comment on “Bailing in the Private Sector” and “Does the IMF Have a Future”

Chapter 38 Comment on “Bailing in the Private Sector” and “Does the IMF Have a Future” »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

In my view both Robert Litan and Barry Eichengreen draw too sharp a distinction between the lender of last resort functions of a central bank and the potential role of the International Monetary Fund. In mos...