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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


The Greater China Growth Triangle in the Asian Financial Crisis*

Y. Y. Kueh

in Pax Sinica: Geopolitics and Economics of China's Ascendance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888083824
eISBN:
9789888180158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083824.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter primarily centres on the economic cooperation between Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China to examine the impacts of the Asian financial crisis on trade and investment flows among the ... More


China’s Painful Decisions:: Politics in Command

Leo F. Goodstadt

in Reluctant Regulators: How the West Created and How China Survived the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083251
eISBN:
9789882207349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083251.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Policy makers were not able to recognize moral hazard and the fact that lightly regulated markets had certain limits. In contrast to the experience of Washington and London in terms of making ... More


Currency Crisis of Korea: Internal Weakness or External Interdependence?

Dongchul Cho and Kiseok Hong

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/9780226387017.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the currency crisis of Korea. In particular, it attempts to provide some clues to the question of whether Korea was a poor victim of or a major contributor to the crisis in the ... More


Bank Lending and Contagion: Evidence from the Asian Crisis

Graciela L. Kaminsky and Carmen M. Reinhart

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/9780226387017.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter analyzes how the crisis in Asia spread during the second half of 1997. The main findings can be summarized as follows. First, as regards the propagation of shocks across national borders ... More


Crises in the Global Economy from Tulips to Today: Contagion and Consequences

Larry Neal and Marc Weidenmier

in Globalization in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226065984
eISBN:
9780226065991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226065991.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines historical examples of international crises and contagion in chronological sequence, asking in each case (a) what is the evidence for contagion, judged by the standards set by ... More


Financing International Trade

MARC AUBOIN

in International Finance: A Survey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199754656
eISBN:
9780199979462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754656.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

This chapter highlights the importance of trade finance in the expansion of global trade by first showing how the shortages in available financing experienced in 2008 and 2009 contributed to the ... More


The Asian Model of Development: From Crises to Transformation

Simon S. C. Tay

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0038
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The idea of an Asian model for development grew with the rise of the “tiger” economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan, dubbed “the East Asian Miracle” by the World Bank. This model ... More


Epilogue

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/9789622098909.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This Final chapter presents a summary and assessment of the initial reforms during the years 1983–89. It reviews the developments in Hong Kong's monetary system during the period 1990–1998, and the ... More


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