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Foreign Exchange Market Intervention: 1991–2011

Shinji Takagi

in Conquering the Fear of Freedom: Japanese Exchange Rate Policy since 1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198714651
eISBN:
9780191782893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714651.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 6 reviews Japan’s official foreign exchange market intervention, which became virtually the only standard tool of managing the exchange rate. After presenting an overview of the institutional ... More


Latin America and the Caribbean

Gilberto Marcos and Antonio Rodrigues

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) views of the responsibility to protect (RtoP). The LAC region currently experiences a situation of relative peace when compared to other ... More


Foreign Intervention

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter documents the interventions of Germany and the Soviet Union during the Civil War. Both nations held an interest in the ongoing political upheaval in Spain. Germany, alarmed at the ... More


From Resilience to Revolution: How Foreign Interventions Destabilize the Middle East

Sean Yom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175647
eISBN:
9780231540278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175647.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Based on comparative historical analyses of Iran, Jordan, and Kuwait, Sean L. Yom examines the foreign interventions, coalitional choices, and state outcomes that made the political regimes of the ... More


Strained Relations: US Foreign-Exchange Operations and Monetary Policy in the Twentieth Century

Michael D. Bordo, Owen F. Humpage, and Anna J. Schwartz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226051482
eISBN:
9780226051512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051512.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Using the fundamental trilemma of international finance as a broad organizing principle, this book discusses the evolution of monetary and exchange-rate policies over the twentieth century. We start ... More


Haitian Realities and Scholarly Myths: A Counterintuitive Analysis

Anthony P. Maingot

in Race, Ideology, and the Decline of Caribbean Marxism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061061
eISBN:
9780813051345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061061.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

It is perhaps predictable that, given Haiti’s isolation among world nations, foreign interventions should be blamed for virtually all of the island’s problems. Specific analysis of critical Haitian ... More


Conquering the Fear of Freedom: Japanese Exchange Rate Policy since 1945

Shinji Takagi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198714651
eISBN:
9780191782893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714651.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book presents an analytical review of Japanese exchange rate policy from the end of World War II to the present—how authorities, starting from imposing draconian controls over all international ... More


Effectiveness of Policy Instruments

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/9780262037167.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter assesses evidence on the effectiveness of various policy tools—foreign exchange (FX) intervention, nondiscriminatory macroprudential policies, capital controls, and currency-based ... 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


Foreign Interventions Are Normal

John M. Owen IV

in Confronting Political Islam: Six Lessons from the West's Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173108
eISBN:
9781400852154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173108.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers the third lesson for Islamism and secularism: foreign interventions are normal. The United States is known to engage in various military interventions worldwide, including ... More


Should Inflation Targeters Intervene in the Foreign Exchange Market?

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/9780262037167.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter addresses whether foreign exchange (FX) intervention—and, more generally, activist policies including the use of macroprudential measures and capital controls—is really incompatible with ... 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


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


The Wrong Kind of Intervention in Syria

Aslı Bâli and Aziz Rana

in Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520286931
eISBN:
9780520961982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286931.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the United Nations's intervention in Syria since early 2011, with particular emphasis on its efforts to address the civil war's international security dimensions, to respond ... More


Capital Inflows and Policy Responses: Lessons from Korea's Experience

Kyuil Chung and Seungwon Kim

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/9780262018340.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In response to a capital inflow surge from early 2000 through 2007, Korea adopted several policy measures. Of those measures, this chapter evaluates the effectiveness of the capital outflow ... More


Epilogue

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0023
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the American naval presence in China. It explains that the East India Squadron, precursor to the Asiatic Fleet, traces its roots to 1835, when Commodore Edmund P. Kennedy was ... More


What Determines the Army’s Reaction to an Uprising?

Zoltan Barany

in How Armies Respond to Revolutions and Why

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691157368
eISBN:
9781400880997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157368.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter lays out an analytical framework and outlines in detail the internal and external variables that affect the armed forces’ responses to revolutions. The army draws on four separate ... More


Currency Concepts

Eswar S. Prasad

in Gaining Currency: The Rise of the Renminbi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190631055
eISBN:
9780190631086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190631055.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter provides an analytical foundation for a discussion of currency concepts. It describes terms such as capital account convertibility, exchange rate flexibility, and purchasing power ... More


Remarks on the Future of Monetary Policy

Gill Marcus

in Progress and Confusion: The State of Macroeconomic Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034623
eISBN:
9780262333450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034623.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter discusses issues related to the future of monetary policy. It argues that the crisis forced central banks to take extraordinary actions and an ever-expanding mandate, which raises ... More


Philosophy of Nonviolence: Revolution, Constitutionalism, and Justice beyond the Middle East

Chibli Mallat

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199394203
eISBN:
9780199394234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394203.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Philosophy of Law

In 2011, the Middle East saw more people peacefully protesting long-entrenched dictatorships across the region than at any time in history. The dictators of Tunisia, Egypt, and Yemen were deposed in ... More


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