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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


A Dollarization/Free‐Banking Blueprint for Argentina

Steve H. Hanke

in The Dollarization Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155358
eISBN:
9780199832989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155351.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter analyses the impact of official dollarization on Argentina’s economy. It argues that replacing the peso issued by the central bank with dollar-denominated notes issued by offshore ... More


Cuba: “Dollarization” and “Dedollarization”

Archibald R. M. Ritter and Nicholas Rowe

in The Dollarization Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155358
eISBN:
9780199832989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155351.003.0025
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the dollarization in the Cuban economy. It argues that switching to the euro would create more problems than it would solve, despite its political attractiveness to the ... More


Causes and Lessons of the Mexican Peso Crisis

Griffith-Jones Stephany

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/9780198296867.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The Managing Director of the IMF deemed the crisis faced by the Mexican peso in December 1994 as the ‘first major crisis of the 21st century’. Analyzing the Mexican peso crisis reveals that it was ... More


The Year Mexico Stopped Laughing: The Press, Satire, and Censorship in Mexico City

Benjamin T. Smith

in Mexican Press and Civil Society, 1940-1976: Stories from the Newsroom, Stories from the Street

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469638089
eISBN:
9781469638140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638089.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the outbreak of satirical work in the period following the peso devaluation in 1948. It also looks at the censorship that followed.


US Foreign-Exchange-Market Intervention during the Volcker-Greenspan Era, 1981–1997

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

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226051482
eISBN:
9780226051512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051512.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

During the Volcker-Greenspan chairmanships, the FOMC looked to rebuild the Federal Reserve’s credibility. As tight monetary and loose fiscal policies strengthened the dollar, US political pressures ... More


How Does One Escape One's Own Simulacrum? Time, Repetition and the ‘Asceticism’ of Being in Terenci Moix's Autobiography

in Queer Events: Post-deconstructive Subjectivities in Spanish Writing and Film, 1960s to 1990s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314674
eISBN:
9781846316180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846314674.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the concepts of repetition and the virtual in Terenci Moix's autobiography El peso de la paja. Drawing on the works of Gilles Deleuze, it shows that Moix's autobiography is ... More


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