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The Chinese Approach to Capital Inflows: Patterns and Possible Explanations

Eswar Prasad and Shang‐Jin Wei

in China, Asia, and the New World Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199235889
eISBN:
9780191717109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235889.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the determinants and nature of China's capital inflows. Section 11.2 presents a detailed picture of the evolution of China's capital inflows. Section 11.3 examines the evolution ... More


Managing Capital Inflows in Chile

Manuel R. Agosin and Ricardo Ffrench-Davis

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/9780198296867.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

As private capital inflows resurged in Latin America during the later part of the 1980s, Chile was one of the first countries to attract such foreign capital flows and was also the one to attract the ... More


Protection and Foreign Investment

W. Max Corden

in Trade Policy and Economic Welfare

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198775348
eISBN:
9780191715471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198775342.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

First, the direct and indirect effects of protection on capital inflow are presented. Secondly, the principles for taxing foreign capital are reviewed. Then, tariffs are shown in some cases to be ... More


Ineffective Controls on Capital Inflows under Sophisticated Financial Markets: Brazil in the Nineties

Bernardo S. de M. Carvalho and Márcio G. P. Garcia

in Financial Markets Volatility and Performance in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184951
eISBN:
9780226185040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185040.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter explores the effects of ex ante capital controls. In contrast to ex post controls, ex ante controls should not jeopardize the emerging market country's reputation, as they are included ... 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 in a Globalized World: The Role of Policies and Institutions

Laura Alfaro, Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, and Vadym Volosovych

in Capital Controls and Capital Flows in Emerging Economies: Policies, Practices, and Consequences

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184975
eISBN:
9780226184999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226184999.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter investigates the patterns of international capital flows using data for 1970–2000. The data reveals that the quality of institutions plays an important role in explaining the direction ... More


Regulating Capital Flows: A Historical Perspective

Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry, and Mahvash S. Qureshi

in Taming the Tide of Capital Flows: A Policy Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037167
eISBN:
9780262343756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037167.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter summarizes how thinking about capital flows and their management has evolved in both policymaking and academic circles. Many advanced economies used restrictions on capital inflows for ... More


Mexico: Trade and Financial Liberalization With Volatile Capital Inflows: Macroeconomic Consequences and Social Impacts During the 1990s

Jaime Ros and Nora Lustig

in External Liberalization, Economic Performance and Social Policy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195145465
eISBN:
9780199783960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145465.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

By the mid‐1980s, the Mexican economy was still suffering the consequences of the 1982 debt crisis, and these were compounded by the difficulties created by the collapse of oil prices in early 1986, ... More


Capital Flows, Financial Markets, and the External Balance Sheet

Jonathan Leape and Lynne Thomas

in South African Economic Policy under Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551460
eISBN:
9780191720376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551460.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

This chapter examines the volume and composition of capital flows in South Africa, distinguishing between net flows of foreign (non-resident) capital and net flows of domestic (resident) capital. Two ... More


Managing Capital Inflows: Old and New Debates

Jonathan D. Ostry

in The Great Recession: Lessons for Central Bankers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018340
eISBN:
9780262305921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018340.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter reviews some arguments on the appropriate management of capital inflow surges and examines, in particular, the conditions under which capital controls may be justified. A key conclusion ... More


Multilateral Considerations

Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry, and Mahvash S. Qureshi

in Taming the Tide of Capital Flows: A Policy Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037167
eISBN:
9780262343756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037167.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses international spillovers, the multilateral impact of individual countries' policies, and the scope for international policy cooperation. Theory and empirics suggests that ... 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


Managing Macroeconomic Imbalances: A Simple Model

Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry, and Mahvash S. Qureshi

in Taming the Tide of Capital Flows: A Policy Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037167
eISBN:
9780262343756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037167.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses a simple theoretical framework linking capital flows and various policy measures to macroeconomic outcomes. In the face of macroeconomic imbalances, policy makers need to ... More


What Do Countries Do?

Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry, and Mahvash S. Qureshi

in Taming the Tide of Capital Flows: A Policy Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037167
eISBN:
9780262343756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037167.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines how emerging markets typically respond to capital inflows in practice. Confronted by an inflow surge, national authorities respond through a combination of policy ... More


Toward the Policy Maker’s Vade Mecum

Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry, and Mahvash S. Qureshi

in Taming the Tide of Capital Flows: A Policy Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037167
eISBN:
9780262343756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037167.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter provides concrete policy advice for dealing with capital inflows. In sum, once the monetary authorities have allowed the exchange rate to appreciate to a level that is not undervalued ... More


Sterilization and the Capital Inflow Problem in East Asia, 1987–97

Shinji Takagi and Taro Esaka

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/9780226387017.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter investigates how monetary authorities responded to large and rapidly increasing capital inflows. It indirectly tests whether tight monetary policy measures—described broadly as ... More


How Were Capital Inflows Stimulated under the Dollar Peg System?

Eiji Ogawa and Lijian Sun

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/9780226387017.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter focuses on external factors as the cause of currency and financial crises. It analyzes how the de facto dollar peg system adversely influenced capital inflows to the countries in crisis ... More


The Economy under Planning and After

Deepak Lal

in The Hindu Equilibrium: India c.1500 B.C. - 2000 A.D.

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199275793
eISBN:
9780191706097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275793.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the ideas that shaped independent India's economic policy. Topics covered include Gandhi and Hind Swaraj, the rise of planning, agricultural growth, savings, capital inflows, ... More


Causes of the East Asian Crisis: Structural Weakness vs. Liquidity Panic View

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:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Critics and experts blamed structural weaknesses and misguided macroeconomic policies as the major causes of the 1997 financial crisis. These include financial sector frailties, weakness in the ... More


Domestic Bank Regulation and Financial Crises Theory and Empirical Evidence from East Asia

Robert Dekle and Kenneth Kletzer (eds)

in Preventing Currency Crises in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184944
eISBN:
9780226185057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185057.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter covers the banking relationships that have been shown in the Asian financial system. It concentrates on the link between foreign capital inflows, economic growth, and subsequent banking ... More


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