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The Management of Capital Flows and Financial Vulnerability in Asia 1

Yılmaz Akyüz

in Time for a Visible Hand: Lessons from the 2008 World Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578801
eISBN:
9780191723285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578801.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

The author deals with the management of capital flows and financial vulnerability in Asia by focusing on the crisis and developing countries. There is a growing consensus that vulnerability of ... More


The 2008 Global Crisis

Assaf Razin

in Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The 2008 global financial crisis thus was not just a garden-variety, white swan, business cycle event. It was a long time coming, and prospects for a repetition depend on whether underlying ... More


The Euro Trap: On Bursting Bubbles, Budgets, and Beliefs

Hans-Werner Sinn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198702139
eISBN:
9780191771828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702139.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book offers a critical assessment of the history of the euro, its crisis and the rescue measures taken by the European Central Bank and the community of states, above all the extra refinancing ... More


Stumbling Along

Hans-Werner Sinn

in The Euro Trap: On Bursting Bubbles, Budgets, and Beliefs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198702139
eISBN:
9780191771828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702139.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The crisis evolved in six policy steps, each of which, except for the first, seemed to follow on with compelling logic from prior decisions. (1) The euro encouraged excessive capital flows, creating ... More


The 2008 Global Crisis and Israel-Economy Resilience

Assaf Razin

in Israel and the World Economy: The Power of Globalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037341
eISBN:
9780262344234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037341.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The global financial crisis generated the deepest and longest recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s. The defining event of the 2008 global financial crisis was a “hemorrhagic stroke”: a ... More


Central Banks and Gold: How Tokyo, London, and New York Shaped the Modern World

Simon James Bytheway and Mark Metzler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704949
eISBN:
9781501705953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704949.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

In recent decades, Tokyo, London, and New York have been the sites of credit bubbles of historically unprecedented magnitude. Central bankers have enjoyed almost unparalleled power and autonomy. They ... More


Bubbles in the Periphery

Hans-Werner Sinn

in The Euro Trap: On Bursting Bubbles, Budgets, and Beliefs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198702139
eISBN:
9780191771828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702139.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The firm announcement of the euro at the EU Madrid Summit in 1995 removed the exchange rate uncertainty that had impeded investment in the European periphery, caused dramatic interest rate ... More


The Competitiveness Problem

Hans-Werner Sinn

in The Euro Trap: On Bursting Bubbles, Budgets, and Beliefs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198702139
eISBN:
9780191771828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702139.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

While the current accounts of southern Europe have improved during the crisis, they have done so because of the economic slump and not because of an improvement in competitiveness. The southern ... More


Consuming Passions, Wasted Efforts: Michael Jackson’s Financial(-ized) Melodramas

Judith Hamera

in Unfinished Business: Michael Jackson, Detroit, and the Figural Economy of American Deindustrialization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199348589
eISBN:
9780199348619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199348589.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, Dance

This chapter examines Michael Jackson’s fiscal travails from 2002 to the release of This Is It in 2010, reading coverage of his consumption, debt, and attempts at recovery as racialized public ... More


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