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Capital flows and the emerging economies : theory, evidence, and controversies

Author: Sebastian Edwards
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2000.
Series: National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.; Conference report (National Bureau of Economic Research)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 1990s witnessed several acute currency crises among developing nations that invariably spread to other nearby at-risk countries. These episodes?in Mexico, Thailand, South Korea, Russia, and Brazil?were all exacerbated by speculative foreign investments and high-volume movements of capital in and out of those countries. Insufficient domestic controls and a sluggish international response further undermined these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Capital flows and the emerging economies.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99086529
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sebastian Edwards
ISBN: 0226184722 9780226184722
OCLC Number: 568360778
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 352 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Capital Flows and the Emerging Economies Theory, Evidence, and Controversies; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; I. Capital Flows to Developing Countries: Theoretical Aspects; II. Cross-Country Evidence; III. Capital Flows to Latin America, Asia, and Eastern Europe; Contributors; Author Index; Subject Index.
Series Title: National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.; Conference report (National Bureau of Economic Research)
Responsibility: edited by Sebastian Edwards.

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Focusing particularly on the emergent economies of Latin America, Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe, this volume examines the correlation between volatile capital mobility, currency instability and  Read more...
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