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Chapter 3. Asia’s Most Dollarized Economy: Causes and Consequences

Chapter 3. Asia’s Most Dollarized Economy: Causes and Consequences »

Source: Cambodia : Entering a New Phase of Growth

Series: Books

Author(s): Olaf Unteroberdoerster

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475560787

Keywords: banking, financial stability, banking system, financial system, financial sector

Cambodia has made great strides toward macroeconomic and political stability over the past decade. Following decades of civil war and the Khmer Rouge regime, reconstruction efforts began in the mid-1990s. Th...

Chapter 2. Investment in China: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Chapter 2. Investment in China: Too Much of a Good Thing? »

Source: China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing

Series: Books

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2013

ISBN: 9781484303931

Keywords: current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate, current account surplus

As documented in Chapter 1, much of the decline in China’s current account surplus has been accomplished by boosting investment as a share of the national economy. This chapter assesses the appr...

Chapter 4. Determinants of Corporate Investment in China: Evidence from Cross-Country Firm-Level Data

Chapter 4. Determinants of Corporate Investment in China: Evidence from Cross-Country Firm-Level Data »

Source: China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing

Series: Books

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2013

ISBN: 9781484303931

Keywords: current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate, current account surplus

Building on the aggregate analyses of investment in the preceding chapters, this chapter analyzes the evolution of corporate investment in China, its main features, and its key determinants. Sin...

Chapter 3. Are There Crouching Tigers and Hidden Dragons in Asia’s Stock Markets?

Chapter 3. Are There Crouching Tigers and Hidden Dragons in Asia’s Stock Markets? »

Source: The Future of Asian Finance

Series: Books

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Cheng Lim , Chikahisa Sumi , James Walsh , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2015

ISBN: 9781498317191

Keywords: bond, markets, investment, market, financial crisis

Main Points of this Chapter Asia’s stock markets tend to be more influenced by idiosyncratic factors than do the stock markets of the Group of Seve...

Chapter 5. Is Asia Still Resilient?

Chapter 5. Is Asia Still Resilient? »

Source: The Future of Asian Finance

Series: Books

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Cheng Lim , Chikahisa Sumi , James Walsh , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2015

ISBN: 9781498317191

Keywords: bond, markets, investment, market, financial crisis

Main Points of this Chapter Asia was less affected by the global financial crisis than were other regions because of its lower external and financi...

Chapter 8. Asia’s Demographic Changes and Infrastructure Needs: How Can the Financial Sector Address These Challenges?

Chapter 8. Asia’s Demographic Changes and Infrastructure Needs: How Can the Financial Sector Address These Challenges? »

Source: The Future of Asian Finance

Series: Books

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Cheng Lim , Chikahisa Sumi , James Walsh , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2015

ISBN: 9781498317191

Keywords: bond, markets, investment, market, financial crisis

Main Points of this Chapter Asia’s financial sector has a key role to play in addressing the challenges associated with the region’s changing demog...

8. Putting the Cart Before the Horse? Capital Account Liberalization and Exchange Rate Flexibility in China

8. Putting the Cart Before the Horse? Capital Account Liberalization and Exchange Rate Flexibility in China »

Source: China and India Learning from Each Other : Reforms and Policies for Sustained Growth

Series: Books

Author(s): Eswar Prasad , Steven Dunaway , and Jahangir Aziz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2006

ISBN: 9781589065192

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, banking, capital markets, financial system

Eswar Prasad, Thomas Rumbaugh, and Qing Wang ⋆ Like their counterparts in many other emerging market economies, Chinese policymakers a...

2 How Fast Can China Grow?

2 How Fast Can China Grow? »

Source: China : Competing in the Global Economy

Series: Books

Author(s): Wanda Tseng , and Markus Rodlauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 February 2003

ISBN: 9781589061781

Keywords: fdi, direct investment, foreign direct investment, nonperforming loans, tfp

Over the past two decades, China has been one of the fastest-growing countries in the world. 1 Growth in real GDP per capita has exceeded 8 percent a year on average, an impressiv...

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...

7 Saving in Southeast Asia and Latin America Compared: Searching for Policy Lessons

7 Saving in Southeast Asia and Latin America Compared: Searching for Policy Lessons »

Source: Macroeconomic Issues Facing ASEAN Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 1997

ISBN: 9781557756374

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, fdi, reer, real exchange rate

Southeast Asia’s high saving rates have received much attention from researchers and policymakers alike, not least because they have been associated with great economic success. From 1970 to 1995, the rate o...