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Chapter 34 Moral Hazard and the Role of International Rescue Programs

Chapter 34 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

I first want to make clear that in everything that follows, there are two very specific assumptions. First, that it is a high priority to maintain capital account convertibility, and second that I will be re...

Chapter 12 The Yen and Boom–Bust Cycle in East Asia

Chapter 12 The Yen and Boom–Bust Cycle in East Asia »

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. INTRODUCTION I would like to start by saying that the economic crisis in East Asia since 1997 has not been an “Asian” crisis, but resembles a typical domestic financial crisis wit...

Chapter 36 Bailing in the Private Sector*

Chapter 36 Bailing in the Private Sector* »

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

A particular concern of many critics of the existing international financial architecture is that official support has been used to bail out investors. In Mexico in 1995, Korea in 1997, and Russia in 1998, o...

Chapter 30 The Signals Approach to Early Warning of Currency Crisis: Does It Work and Is There a Better Way?

Chapter 30 The Signals Approach to Early Warning of Currency Crisis: Does It Work and Is There a Better Way? »

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. INTRODUCTION In recent years, a number of researchers have claimed success in systematically predicting which countries are more likely to suffer currency crises. Perhaps the most...

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...

Chapter 22 Banking Fragility, Effectiveness, and Regulation in Less-Developed Countries

Chapter 22 Banking Fragility, Effectiveness, and Regulation in Less-Developed Countries »

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

Alan Meltzer begins his critique of the IMF by observing that “[t]he frequency and severity of recent international financial problems in a period of growth, economic progress, and low inflation should raise...

Chapter 7 Precarious Credit Equilibria: Reflections on the Asian Financial Crisis

Chapter 7 Precarious Credit Equilibria: Reflections on the Asian Financial Crisis »

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. INTRODUCTION This paper examines some of the origins of the current East Asian financial crisis. Its focus is on the role of moral hazard and the weakness of prudential regulation...

Chapter 20 What’s Wrong With The IMF? What Would Be Better?

Chapter 20 What’s Wrong With The IMF? What Would Be Better? »

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 International Monetary fund (IMF) and the World Bank were created in 1944 reflecting the experience of the 1920s and 1930s. The fund’s tasks were to adjust current account imbalances and manage the excha...

Chapter 26 Early Warning Indicators of Financial Crises

Chapter 26 Early Warning Indicators of Financial Crises »

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. INTRODUCTION My aim in this paper is to discuss early warning indicators of financial crises. I plan to do that in three steps. First, I will suggest why one might be...

Chapter 27 The Asian Crises: A New Breed or Déjà Vu?

Chapter 27 The Asian Crises: A New Breed or Déjà Vu? »

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 spectacular collapse of several Asian currencies in 1997 and the globalization of the so-called Asian flu into a major epidemic engulfing countries in Europe, Africa, and most of all in Latin America hav...