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Asian Financial crises
			: Origins, implications and solutions

Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451965476.071

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

This paper analyzes the origins, implications, and solutions for the Asian financial crisis. From the perspective of a member of the Executive Board of the IMF, as Asian problems were building, the IMF overlooked w...

Chapter 14 Asian Crisis: Causes and Remedies

Chapter 14 Asian Crisis: Causes and Remedies »

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

First, let me tell you a fable: Once upon a time and far away, a litter of little tiger cubs was born. And foreigners came from far and wide to admire the cubs, and comment upon the growth potential...

Chapter 10 Asian Currency Crisis

Chapter 10 Asian Currency Crisis »

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 Asian currency crisis that began in July 1997 with the devaluation of the Thai baht shows little sign of abating. Indeed, the very poor state of the domestic econ...

Chapter 29 Banks and the Asian Crisis

Chapter 29 Banks and the Asian Crisis »

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

For me, the papers in this session skirt around the central lesson of the Asian crisis: that banks still matter, enormously. In the United States, the capital markets dominate the credit markets, and only tw...

Chapter 11 Causes and Implications of the Asian Crisis

Chapter 11 Causes and Implications of the Asian Crisis »

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

Earlier speakers have already identified a number of internal factors that appear to have played an important role in the buildup to the Asian crisis. I will, therefore, first discuss the role of the externa...

Chapter 8 Causes and Implications of the Asian Crisis: An Indonesian View

Chapter 8 Causes and Implications of the Asian Crisis: An Indonesian View »

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 As it has been said by many, the Asian crisis stands out as one of the major crises of the century, especially for those economies which are experiencing the turmoil....

Chapter 13 Causes and Implications of the Asian Crisis: The Role of Financial Sector, Domestic Policies and Contagion

Chapter 13 Causes and Implications of the Asian Crisis: The Role of Financial Sector, Domestic Policies and Contagion »

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 Time does not permit me to touch on all issues relating to the causes and implications of the Asian Crisis. Therefore, I will confine myself to some observations as t...

Chapter 17 Comment on “Asian Crisis: Causes and Remedies”

Chapter 17 Comment on “Asian Crisis: Causes and Remedies” »

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

The IMF has been barraged by criticism from all sides—from debtor countries and creditors, from the left and from the right, for doing too much and for doing too little. Some want the IMF abolished. Others w...

Chapter 25 Improving Transparency in Asian Banking Systems

Chapter 25 Improving Transparency in Asian Banking Systems »

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 There is a perception that credit ratings are driven by financial accounting inputs and that ratings map into well-established ratios or other performance measures. T...

Chapter 44 Lessons from the Asian Crisis

Chapter 44 Lessons from the Asian Crisis »

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

It has been a great pleasure to participate in this conference for the past two days. I congratulate the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the International Monetary Fund for putting it on. We should remem...