East Asia in Crisis: From Being a Miracle to Needing One?

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Overview

The current economic crisis in East Asia is unprecedented in world economic history. It seemed the economic strength of the region, until very recently, would just keep growing. Now, the macroeconomic achievements of Asia are under threat and the economies of North America and Europe are feeling the results.

This book brings together the thoughts of leading experts on the Asian economy and provides a broad and thorough analysis of the situation. It provides case studies from fourteen countries in the region, how the crisis developed and affected them, and the response from governments. There are other non-country specific chapters with a strong theoretical content which address issues such as causation, how such a crisis should be handled, how it might be avoided in the future, and the likely implications for on-going deregulatory and other economic reforms.

This is an important authoritative account of one of the most extraordinary economic events and provides a broad synthesis of case studies and theoretical approaches from a variety of researchers with an intimate knowledge of the region.

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Examines the cycle of rapid economic growth and recession experienced in the region during the 1980s and 1990s. Case studies of 13 East Asian countries describe how the crisis developed, how it affected them, and how their governments responded. Other chapters analyze issues such as causation, management of such crises, prevention, and the implications for on-going deregulatory and other economic reforms. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415198318
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/20/1998
  • Pages: 416
  • Age range: 18 years
  • Lexile: 1480L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Contributors
Foreword
Acknowledgments
List of abbreviations
Pt. I Overview
1 The East Asian crisis 3
Pt. II Case studies: the troubled economies
2 Indonesia 31
3 Thailand 49
4 Korea 66
5 Malaysia 85
Pt. III Case studies: safe behind closed doors?
6 China 105
7 Vietnam 120
8 India 131
Pt. IV Case studies: other countries' experience
9 The Philippines 145
10 Singapore and Hong Kong 162
11 Taiwan 179
12 Japan 189
13 Australia 207
Pt. V Global perspectives
14 Internationally mobile capital and the global economy 227
15 The role of the International Monetary Fund 245
16 Will Mexico's recovery from crisis be a model for East Asia? 266
Pt. VI Policy implications
17 The role of prudential regulation 287
18 Exchange rate regimes for the future 304
19 Long-term implications for developing countries 312
Pt. VII Reflections on the crisis
20 The new era of financial fragility 333
21 Economic lessons 352
References 367
Index 381
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