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VI Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies

VI Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies »

Source: IMF-Supported Programs in Indonesia, Korea and Thailand

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Timothy Lane , Marianne Schulze-Gattas , Tsidi Tsikata , Steven Phillips , Atish Ghosh , and A. Hamann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 1999

ISBN: 9781557757838

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, exchange rates, inflation, crisis countries

Monetary policy in the Asian crisis programs faced a difficult task of balancing two objectives. On the one side was the desire to avoid a depreciation-inflation spiral. During the crisis, exchange rates ini...

VII Fiscal Policy

VII Fiscal Policy »

Source: IMF-Supported Programs in Indonesia, Korea and Thailand

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Timothy Lane , Marianne Schulze-Gattas , Tsidi Tsikata , Steven Phillips , Atish Ghosh , and A. Hamann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 1999

ISBN: 9781557757838

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, exchange rates, inflation, crisis countries

The role envisaged for fiscal policy in the Asian crisis countries has shifted with the changing assessment of the economic situation. The initial programs in all three countries included some measure of fis...

VIII Structural Reforms

VIII Structural Reforms »

Source: IMF-Supported Programs in Indonesia, Korea and Thailand

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Timothy Lane , Marianne Schulze-Gattas , Tsidi Tsikata , Steven Phillips , Atish Ghosh , and A. Hamann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 1999

ISBN: 9781557757838

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, exchange rates, inflation, crisis countries

A central part of the programs in the Asian crisis countries was an unprecedented body of structural reforms ranging from restructuring insolvent financial institutions, to promoting competition in the domes...

IX Taking Stock

IX Taking Stock »

Source: IMF-Supported Programs in Indonesia, Korea and Thailand

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Timothy Lane , Marianne Schulze-Gattas , Tsidi Tsikata , Steven Phillips , Atish Ghosh , and A. Hamann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 1999

ISBN: 9781557757838

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, exchange rates, inflation, crisis countries

This paper has presented a preliminary assessment of some key aspects of the programs in Asian crisis countries. Clearly, any conclusions drawn at this stage, while events are still unfolding, must necessari...

Discriminating Contagion

Discriminating Contagion »

Source: Discriminating Contagion : An Alternative Explanation of Contagious Currency Crises in Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2000/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pavan Ahluwalia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2000

ISBN: 9781451843118

Keywords: Contagion, currency crisis, balance-of-payments, exchange rate, speculative, currency crises, real exchange rate

This paper shows that a country’s vulnerability to contagious crises depends on the visible similarities between that country and other countries that are experiencing crises. A country is vulnerable to shif...

Trade and Financial Contagion in Currency Crises

Trade and Financial Contagion in Currency Crises »

Source: Trade and Financial Contagion in Currency Crises

Volume/Issue: 2000/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ranil Salgado , Luca Ricci , and Francesco Caramazza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451847611

Keywords: Currency crises, emerging markets, contagion, trade and financial spillovers, exchange rate, asian crisis, crisis country

This paper investigates empirically the relevance of external, domestic, and financial weaknesses as well as trade and financial linkages in inducing financial crises for a sample of 61 emerging market and industri...

A Model of the Joint Distribution of Banking and Exchange-Rate Crises

A Model of the Joint Distribution of Banking and Exchange-Rate Crises »

Source: A Model of the Joint Distribution of Banking and Exchange-Rate Crises

Volume/Issue: 2001/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nancy Marion , and Robert Flood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

ISBN: 9781451874945

Keywords: Currency crisis, bank crisis, exchange rate, shadow exchange rate, fixed exchange rate, hedging, domestic-currency, International Finance: General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

We develop a simple framework for studying the joint distribution of banking and currency crises triggered by real shocks. Our framework illustrates the fact that bank and currency collapses are related but they ar...

Characterizing Exchange Rate Regimes in Post-Crisis East Asia

Characterizing Exchange Rate Regimes in Post-Crisis East Asia »

Source: Characterizing Exchange Rate Regimes in Post-Crisis East Asia

Volume/Issue: 2001/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Taimur Baig

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

ISBN: 9781451857092

Keywords: exchange rate regime, volatility, Asian crisis, exchange rate, exchange rates, random walk, exchange rate volatility, standard deviation, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions,

This paper examines the behavior of the exchange rates of selected emerging market East Asian economies in the aftermath of the Asian crisis. The results suggest that movements in the Asia-5 currencies (Indonesia,...

The Asia Crisis

The Asia Crisis »

Source: The Asia Crisis : Causes, Policy Responses, and Outcomes

Volume/Issue: 1999/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1999

ISBN: 9781451855968

Keywords: Asia crisis, interest rates and exchange rates, currency crises, balance of payments crises, exchange rate, banking, banking system, exchange rates, foreign exchange

This paper tells the story of the Asian financial crisis by addressing four questions: What were the causes of the crisis, how did the crisis unfold, what were the policy responses, and what have been the outcomes?...

Rebalancing Growth in Asia

Rebalancing Growth in Asia »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2009

Volume/Issue: 46/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451953794

Keywords: international monetary fund, exchange rate regime, inflation rates, economic crisis, financial sector

Climate Change: Stimulating a Green Recovery' looks at the global problem of climate change. With the world apparently on an economic recovery path, policymakers are looking at ways to limit the impact of climate c...