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Asian crises: Theory, evidence, warning Signals 1

Jerome L. Stein

in Stochastic Optimal Control, International Finance, and Debt Crises

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199280575
eISBN:
9780191603501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280576.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The Asian financial crises were unexpected by the market and many countries in the region experienced it at about the same time. Drawing upon the theoretical analyses in chapters 2-4, an operational ... More


The EU and East Asia

Richard Youngs

in The European Union and the Promotion of Democracy: Europe's Mediterranean and Asian Policies

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249794
eISBN:
9780191600357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249792.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter presents an overview of European democracy promotion strategies in East Asia, in particular, within the ASEM process, and outlines the debates that emerged over the nature of European ... More


Costs and Benefits of Economic Integration in Asia

Robert J. Barro and Jong-Wha Lee (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753987
eISBN:
9780199896783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753987.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The global financial crisis of 2008/09 raised concerns that the world would move toward protectionism and isolationism. One fear was that tariffs and other barriers to international trade would ... More


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

Yung Chul Park

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book examines East Asia’s economic development and integration following the Asian crisis of 1997-1998. The book is divided into six parts. Part 1 describes the development experiences of East ... More


Widening the Circle, Narrowing the Outcome: The 1997 Asian Financial Crisis

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in Legislating International Organization: The US Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199765348
eISBN:
9780199918959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765348.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the moral hazard stage of the relationship between Congress and the IMF and World Bank. The chief exogenous shocks came from the 1995 Mexican peso crisis and 1997 Asian ... More


Conclusion: The Islamization Period in the Balance

Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr

in The Islamic Leviathan: Islam and the making of State Power.

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144260
eISBN:
9780199833931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144260.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why did only Malaysia and Pakistan adopt state‐led Islamization as a strategy for expansion of state power? How did this strategy serve their interests? What was the impact of this strategy on these ... More


Insurer of Last Resort: Singapore’s Government Investment Corporation

Gordon L. Clark, Adam D. Dixon, and Ashby H. B. Monk

in Sovereign Wealth Funds: Legitimacy, Governance, and Global Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142296
eISBN:
9781400846511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142296.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

During the financial crisis, a number of East Asian sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) acted as insurers of last resort for their nation-states, underwriting financial stability and social welfare. This ... More


South Korea’s globalization in the late twentieth century: an end to economic nationalism?

You‐il Lee

in Globalization and Economic Nationalism in Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646210
eISBN:
9780191741630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646210.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

To what extent South Korea adopted neoliberal reforms and thus conformed to the pressures of globalization is explored in this chapter. After the Asian financial crisis of 1997, South Korea was ... More


 Paiton I: Promises Fail

Louis T. Wells

in Making Foreign Investment Safe: Property Rights and National Sovereignty

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310627
eISBN:
9780199783847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310627.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Following several years of very strong economic growth, Southeast Asia's long boom came to an abrupt end. The first alarm sounded when Thailand's currency was devalued in July of 1997. As the ... More


Lessons from the Asian Crisis

Norman Flynn

in Miracle to Meltdown in Asia: Business, Government and Society

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295525
eISBN:
9780191685125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295525.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

The 1997/8 Asian crisis was severe for most of the region and the financial crisis had a deep impact on many real economies. This chapter shows that explanations for the crisis are many and varied, ... More


State-market realignment in post-crises east asia: From GNP developmentalism to welfare developmentalism?

Alvin Y. So and Stephen Wing-kai Chiu

in Repositioning the Hong Kong Government: Social Foundations and Political Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083497
eISBN:
9789882209107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083497.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Using theoretical framework expounded by Evans in Chapter 1, this chapter examines how a classic developmental state – South Korea – has, in the wake of the 1997-8 Asian financial crisis, transformed ... More


 Karaha Bodas Company: Turning to Arbitration

Louis T. Wells

in Making Foreign Investment Safe: Property Rights and National Sovereignty

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310627
eISBN:
9780199783847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310627.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Paiton I was only one of twenty-seven Indonesian power agreements struck down by the Asian Currency Crisis. Unlike Paiton I, the owners of the Karaha Bodas geothermal power project decided to go to ... More


Red Mask and White Mask: The Charm Offensive, Selective Coercion, and China’s Regional Diplomacy

Xiaoyu Pu

in Rebranding China: Contested Status Signaling in the Changing Global Order

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606838
eISBN:
9781503607866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606838.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes China’s competing images in regional diplomacy. China signaled a higher status as a regional leader through conspicuous giving in the Asian financial crisis, and China has ... More


Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy

Maria Socorro Gochoco‐Bautista and Dante Canlas

in The Philippine Economy: Development, Policies, and Challenges

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195158984
eISBN:
9780199869107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195158989.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Examines the evolution of monetary policy rules and exchange rate regimes in the Philippines over the past two decades. It highlights the importance of recognizing the interdependence of exchange ... More


Capital Flows to Developing Countries and the Reform of the International Financial System

Yilmaz Akyüz and Andrew Cornford

in Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254033
eISBN:
9780191698187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254033.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A great many features of the current international financial system have a significant bearing on international capital flows. Thus, proposed reforms of this system can generally be expected to ... More


Globalization, Regionalization, and the Knowledge‐Based Economy in Hong Kong

Michael J. Enright

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The Hong Kong economy has been influenced by globalization, regionalization, and the emergence of the knowledge‐based economy perhaps more than any other. Hong Kong is unique in terms of its ... More


The Malaysian Experience in Financial‐Economic Crisis Management: An Alternative to the IMF‐Style Approach

Martin Khor

in Capital Market Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230587
eISBN:
9780191710896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230587.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the midst of the 1997 East Asian financial crisis, Thailand, Indonesia, and South Korea implemented IMF-prescribed financial liberalization, contractionary monetary, and fiscal austerity policies ... More


Fundamental Determinants of the Asian Crisis: The Role of Financial Fragility and External Imbalances

Giancarlo Corsetti, Paolo Pesenti, and Nouriel Roubini

in Regional and Global Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Causes and Consequences

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386768
eISBN:
9780226387017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387017.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter addresses the relative importance of financial fragility and external imbalances in the Asian financial crises. It compares the performance of all the Asian countries subject to ... More


Introduction

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/9780199753987.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter introduces the book and summarize key findings. Topics mentioned here include the global crisis, the Asian financial crisis, regional integration, free-trade agreements, trade and ... More


Reforming the International Financial Architecture: Consensus and Divergence

José Antonio Ocampo

in Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254033
eISBN:
9780191698187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254033.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Asian crisis and its rapid spread to Russia and Latin America in 1997 and 1998 gave rise to a broad consensus on the need to reform the international financial architecture in order to reduce the ... More


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