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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...

Chapter 2 The Asian Financial Crisis

Chapter 2 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

The Asian financial crisis—the topic has dominated headlines throughout the world. Since July 1997, there have been more than 16,000 articles, journals, and reviews published nationally and internationally o...

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 8. The ESAF and the HIPC Initiative

Chapter 8. The ESAF and the HIPC Initiative »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1999

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451945232

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, loans, external debt

In 1998/99, the Board considered various issues associated with the operation and financing of the Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility—which provides concessional loans for low-income member countries—an...

Chapter 1 The IMF and the Asian Crisis: A View from the Executive Board

Chapter 1 The IMF and the Asian Crisis: A View from the Executive Board »

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 want to look back, and tell you, briefly, how the Asian crisis looked from the perspective of a member of the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund. Th...

Chapter 28 The Inevitable Perils of a Precocious Giant

Chapter 28 The Inevitable Perils of a Precocious Giant »

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 his classic of French literature, Francois Rabelais described the adventures of a picaresque father, Gargantua, and his son, Pantaguel. Both are robust and powerful giants. Because of their size, they wen...

Chapter 9 The Korean Banking Crisis: Picking up the Pieces

Chapter 9 The Korean Banking Crisis: Picking up the Pieces »

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

As is well known, the industrial policy of the Korean government during the 1970s gave rise to the chaebol groups, i.e., large family controlled industrial conglomerates. These companies, unlike traditional...

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 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 5 Thoughts on the Origins of the Asian Crisis: Impulses and Propagation Mechanisms

Chapter 5 Thoughts on the Origins of the Asian Crisis: Impulses and Propagation Mechanisms »

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 The 1997 East Asian financial crisis was largely unanticipated. Most of East Asia enjoyed high savings and investment rates, robust growth, and moderate inflation for...