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Exchange Rate Regimes: Fear of Floating

Yung Chul Park

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

A free floating exchange rate regime conflicts with an export-led development strategy because of high exchange rate volatility and lack of market supporting infrastructure. The following proposals ... More


Monetary and Financial Integration in East Asia: The Relevance of European Experience

Yung Chul Park and Charles Wyplosz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199587124
eISBN:
9780191723377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587124.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

East Asia's recent economic integration is in many ways similar to that undergone by Western Europe following the Second World War. The book analyses the Asian experience from both Asian and European ... More


The Stabilisation of the Hong Kong Dollar: November–December 1983

John Greenwood

in Hong Kong's Link to the US Dollar: Origins and Evolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098909
eISBN:
9789882207004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098909.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter looks back on how the Hong Kong dollar was stabilised in October 1983. It presents a combination of theoretical discussion and historical narrative of the events between late September ... More


Intervention Replaces Arbitrage The July Package of Monetary Measures: July–August 1988

John Greenwood

in Hong Kong's Link to the US Dollar: Origins and Evolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098909
eISBN:
9789882207004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098909.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The July 1988 package of new accounting arrangements for the Hong Kong monetary system represented the first major change in the design of the system since 1983. This was a first logical step on the ... More


How to Rescue the Hong Kong Dollar Three Practical Proposals: September–October 1983

John Greenwood

in Hong Kong's Link to the US Dollar: Origins and Evolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098909
eISBN:
9789882207004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098909.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter is concerned with the proposal for a currency board arrangement. It argues that the adoption of a central bank was not acceptable for institutional or other reasons, and the exchange ... More


Identifying the Relationship between Trade and Exchange Rate Volatility

Christian Broda and John Romalis

in Commodity Prices and Markets

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386898
eISBN:
9780226386904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386904.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter identifies the relationship between trade and exchange rate volatility. A model of bilateral trade is used to estimate structurally the effect on trade of exchange rate volatility and ... More


Time to Blow the Whistle: July–August 1981

John Greenwood

in Hong Kong's Link to the US Dollar: Origins and Evolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098909
eISBN:
9789882207004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098909.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

During the recent precipitate slide of the Hong Kong dollar against the US currency, the Hong Kong government had intervened to support the local currency on the foreign exchange market. This chapter ... More


East Asian Currency Union

Robert J. Barro and Jong-Wha Lee

in Costs and Benefits of Economic Integration in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753987
eISBN:
9780199896783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753987.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A currency union has been suggested for East Asia. The chapter analyzes the feasibility of various types of unions, such as a dollar bloc, euro bloc, yen bloc, and basket currency and assess the ... More


Emerging Giants: China and India in the World Economy

Barry Eichengreen, Poonam Gupta, and Rajiv Kumar (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199575077
eISBN:
9780191722141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575077.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

China and India are two of the fastest growing countries in the world. The rapid growth of their economies has far-reaching implications for global living standards, poverty reduction, and ... More


Pass-Through of Exchange Rates to Consumption Prices: What Has Changed and Why?

José Manuel Campa and Linda S. Goldberg (eds)

in International Financial Issues in the Pacific Rim: Global Imbalances, Financial Liberalization, and Exchange Rate Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386829
eISBN:
9780226387086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387086.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter considers the evolution over the past decade in the predicted sensitivity of consumption prices of imported and domestically-produced goods with respect to exchange rates. It focuses on ... More


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