Currency Crises: A Theoretical and Empirical Perspective (New Horizons in Money and Finance)

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Appealing to graduate students, academics and researchers in international economics, this book is a must have for those interested in learning about currency crises and the evolution of currency crises research.
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Overview

Appealing to graduate students, academics and researchers in international economics, this book is a must have for those interested in learning about currency crises and the evolution of currency crises research.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843764335
  • Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Series: New Horizons in Money and Finance
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Introduction
Pt. 1 First-Generation Models of Currency Crises
1 Main Assumptions of First-generation Models 5
2 Aspects of the Policymaker's Behaviour 13
3 Extensions of First-generation Models 28
Pt. 2 Second-Generation Models of Currency Crises
4 Self-fulfilling Expectations and the Outbreak of Currency Crises 53
5 Self-fulfilling Expectations and Currency Crisis Contagion 64
6 The Relevance of Second-generation Models 81
Pt. 3 Third-Generation Models of Currency Crises
7 Economic Policy Tradeoffs and the Outbreak of Currency Crises 107
8 Deteriorated Fundamentals and Currency Crisis Contagion 126
9 Deteriorated Fundamentals and Speculators' Expectations 139
Pt. 4 Currency Crises and the International Financial System
10 The Spread of Currency Crises in Emerging Countries from 1997 to 1999: A Case Study 172
11 Currency Crises and Exchange Rate Regimes 206
12 The Role of International Financial Institutions 218
References 233
Index 259
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