Financial Market Integration and International Capital Flows

Financial Market Integration and International Capital Flows

by Gregor Irwin
     
 

Eighteen contributions from academics and practitioners discuss international capital flows and the instability of the modern financial system. The focus is on what may be learned from the financial and currency crises of the 1990s. A sampling of topics includes the collapse of the Mexican peso, the causes of the Asian currency and financial crisis, and proposed… See more details below

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Eighteen contributions from academics and practitioners discuss international capital flows and the instability of the modern financial system. The focus is on what may be learned from the financial and currency crises of the 1990s. A sampling of topics includes the collapse of the Mexican peso, the causes of the Asian currency and financial crisis, and proposed reforms to the international financial system. A number of the papers have been previously published in various journals. The volume is not indexed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840641653
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Series:
Globalization of the World Economy Series
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
6.88(w) x 9.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Pt. ICapital Flows and Financial Instability
1Why Is Financial Stability a Goal of Public Policy?3
2International Institutions for Reducing Global Financial Instability21
3Portfolio Capital Flows: Hot or Cold?43
4Coping with International Capital Flows65
Pt. IIThe Mexican Crisis
5Petty Crime and Cruel Punishment: Lessons from the Mexican Debacle103
6The Collapse of the Mexican Peso: What Have We Learned?109
7What Role for the Official Sector?153
8Lessons from the Mexican Crisis203
Pt. IIIThe East Asian Crisis
9What Happened to Asia?209
10The East Asian Financial Crisis: Diagnosis, Remedies, Prospects219
11What Caused the Asian Currency and Financial Crisis?296
12From Asian Miracle to Asian Crisis: Why Vulnerability, Why Collapse?365
13Analytical Afterthoughts on the Asian Crisis389
Pt. VIThe Lessons of the 1990s
14The Asian Crisis: Lessons for Crisis Management and Prevention401
15Coping with Crises: Is There a "Silver Bullet"?413
16Reforming the International Financial System442
17Halifax II Reforms462
18Must Financial Crises Be This Frequent and This Painful?484
Name Index503

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