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Currency crises

Krugman, Paul R.

Chicago : University of Chicago Press 2000

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  • Title:
    Currency crises
  • Author: Krugman, Paul R.
  • Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press
  • Creation Date: 2000
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (367 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Subjects: Currency question -- History -- 20th century; Financial crises -- History -- 20th century; Foreign exchange -- History -- 20th century
  • Description: There is no universally accepted definition of a currency crisis, but most would agree that they all involve one key element: investors fleeing a currency en masse out of fear that it might be devalued, in turn fueling the very devaluation they anticipated. Although such crises—the Latin American debt crisis of the 1980's, the speculations on European currencies in the early 1990s, and the ensuing Mexican, South American, and Asian crises—have played a central role in world affairs and continue to occur at an alarming rate, many questions about their causes and effects remain to be answered. In
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Contents: Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Currency Crisis and Unemployment: Sterling in 1931; 2. Political Contagion in Currency Crises; 3. Balance-of-Payments Crises in Emerging Markets: Large Capital Inflows and Sovereign Governments; 4. The Onset of the East Asian Financial Crisis; 5. Is Launching the Euro Unstable in the Endgame?; 6. The Mexican Peso in the Aftermath of the 1994 Currency Crisis; 7. The Aftermath of the 1992 ERM Breakup: Was There a Macroeconomic Free Lunch?; 8. Current Account Reversals and Currency Crises: Empirical Regularities
    9. Panel Presentation: The Asian Model, the Miracle, the Crisis, and the Fund 10. Panel Presentation: Involving the Private Sector in Crisis Resolution; Contributors; Author Index; Subject Index;
    Introduction / Paul Krugman.
    Currency crisis and unemployment: Sterling in 1931 / Barry Eichengreen, Olivier Jeanne ; Comment / Michael D. Bordo.
    Political contagion in currency crises / Allan Drazen ; Comment / Carmen M. Reinhart.
    Balance-of-payments crises in emerging markets: large capital inflows and sovereign governments / Guillermo A. Calvo ; Comment / Roberto Rigobon.
    The onset of the East Asian financial crisis / Steven Radelet, Jeffrey Sachs ; Comment / Frederic S. Mishkin.
    Is launching the Euro unstable in the endgame? / Robert P. Flood, Peter M. Garber ; Comment / Peter B. Kenen.
    The Mexican peso in the aftermath of the 1994 currency crisis / Sebastian Edwards, Miguel A. Savastano Comment / J. Bradford De Long.
    The aftermath of the 1992 ERM breakup: was there a macroeconomic free lunch? / Robert J. Gordon ; Comment / Paul Krugman.
    Current account reversals and currency crises: empirical regularities / Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, Assaf Razin ; Comment / Jaume Ventura.
    Panel presentation: the asian model, the miracle, the crisis, and the fund / Jeffrey A. Frankel.
    Panel presentation: involving the private sector in crisis resolution / Peter B. Kenen.
  • OCLC Number: 261340829
  • Identifier: ISBN1-281-22374-3;ISBN9786611223748;ISBN0-226-45464-9