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The Third Generation Approach to Currency Crises

Phillippe Aghion and Abhijit Banerjee

in Volatility and Growth

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199248612
eISBN:
9780191714719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248612.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a highly stylized model, based on limited access to credit that can explain why an economy that is carrying a large amount of foreign currency debt might be vulnerable to ... More


The Southeast Asian Currency Crisis

Manuel F. Montes

in Short-Term Capital Flows and Economic Crises

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296867
eISBN:
9780191685286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296867.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

While the Thai baht had lost about 55% of its value in terms of the US dollar by the end of January 1998 because it sold the majority of its international reserves in 1997, other currencies across ... More


Short-Term Capital Flows and Economic Crises

Stephany Griffith-Jones, Manuel F. Montes, and Anwar Nasution (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296867
eISBN:
9780191685286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296867.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The currency crises that engulfed East Asian economies in 1997 and Mexico in 1994 — and their high development costs — raise a serious concern about the net benefits for developing countries of large ... More


The Countercyclical Behaviour of National Development Banks in Latin America and the Caribbean

Michael Brei and Alfredo Schclarek

in The Future of National Development Banks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827948
eISBN:
9780191866630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827948.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates the cyclical lending patterns of national development banks (NDBs), comparing their lending activity with that of public, foreign, and domestic private banks over the period ... More


Globalization and Poverty

Ann Harrison (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317946
eISBN:
9780226318004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226318004.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Over the past two decades, the percentage of the world's population living on less than a dollar a day has been cut in half. How much of that improvement is because of—or in spite of—globalization? ... More


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