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Chapter 18 The East Asian Financial Crisis: A Year Later

Chapter 18 The East Asian Financial Crisis: A Year Later »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

One year after the crisis erupted in Thailand and spread to other countries in the region, East Asia is littered with idle plants, insolvent financial institutions, loan defaults, and bankrupt businesses, bo...

CHAPTER 8. The Evolution of Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy

CHAPTER 8. The Evolution of Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy »

Source: Mauritius : Challenges of Sustained Growth

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): James Yao , Gamal El-Masry , Padamja Khandelwal , and Emilio Sacerdoti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064164

Keywords: Development, Economic growth, inflation, monetary policy, financial system, export sector, banking

As in many parts of the world, including developed countries, the modalities of conducting monetary policy in Mauritius evolved from strong reliance on controls to more market-based mechanisms. As in other c...

Chapter 1 The IMF and the Asian Crisis: A View from the Executive Board

Chapter 1 The IMF and the Asian Crisis: A View from the Executive Board »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

1. INTRODUCTION I want to look back, and tell you, briefly, how the Asian crisis looked from the perspective of a member of the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund. Th...

Chapter 14. The Impact of Financial Liberalization on China’s Financial Sector

Chapter 14. The Impact of Financial Liberalization on China’s Financial Sector »

Source: China's Road to Greater Financial Stability : Some Policy Perspectives

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Jonathan Fiechter , and Tao Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2013

ISBN: 9781616354060

Keywords: banking, financial system, financial institutions

The growing consensus in China that it should internationalize its currency—driven by a mix of national pride, external demand, and perceived economic benefits for the Chinese economy—is beginning to serve a...

Chapter 16. The Renminbi’s Prospects as a Global Reserve Currency

Chapter 16. The Renminbi’s Prospects as a Global Reserve Currency »

Source: China's Road to Greater Financial Stability : Some Policy Perspectives

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Jonathan Fiechter , and Tao Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2013

ISBN: 9781616354060

Keywords: banking, financial system, financial institutions

Popular discussions about the prospects of China’s currency—the renminbi—range from the view that it is on the threshold of becoming the dominant global reserve currency to the concern that rapid capital acc...

CHAPTER 4. The Role of Institutions

CHAPTER 4. The Role of Institutions »

Source: Mauritius : Challenges of Sustained Growth

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): James Yao , Gamal El-Masry , Padamja Khandelwal , and Emilio Sacerdoti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064164

Keywords: Development, Economic growth, inflation, monetary policy, financial system, export sector, banking

A critical question in the search for an explanation of Mauritius’s successful growth performance is why the Mauritian economy has been able to continuously diversify its production base. Broadly, t...

Chapter 12 The Yen and Boom–Bust Cycle in East Asia

Chapter 12 The Yen and Boom–Bust Cycle in East Asia »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

1. INTRODUCTION I would like to start by saying that the economic crisis in East Asia since 1997 has not been an “Asian” crisis, but resembles a typical domestic financial crisis wit...

Chapter 15. This Time Is Different: The Domestic Financial Impact of Global Rebalancing

Chapter 15. This Time Is Different: The Domestic Financial Impact of Global Rebalancing »

Source: China's Road to Greater Financial Stability : Some Policy Perspectives

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Jonathan Fiechter , and Tao Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2013

ISBN: 9781616354060

Keywords: banking, financial system, financial institutions

In 1998, the Chinese financial system faced a severe challenge. The region was in financial turmoil, and the wave of bankruptcies of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the 1990s had produced official nonperfo...

Chapter 5 Thoughts on the Origins of the Asian Crisis: Impulses and Propagation Mechanisms

Chapter 5 Thoughts on the Origins of the Asian Crisis: Impulses and Propagation Mechanisms »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

1. INTRODUCTION The 1997 East Asian financial crisis was largely unanticipated. Most of East Asia enjoyed high savings and investment rates, robust growth, and moderate inflation for...

CHAPTER 3 Toward Operationalizing Macroprudential Policies: When To Act?

CHAPTER 3 Toward Operationalizing Macroprudential Policies: When To Act? »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, September 2011 : Grappling with Crisis Legacies

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2011

ISBN: 9781616351243

Keywords: banking, pension, bonds, financial stability, bond

Summary Operationalizing macroprudential policies requires progress on a number of fronts: developing ways to monitor a risk buildup, choosing indicators to detect when risks are abo...