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II. Recessions and Recoveries in Asia: What Can the Past Teach Us about the Present Recession?

II. Recessions and Recoveries in Asia: What Can the Past Teach Us about the Present Recession? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2009, Asia and Pacific : Global Crisis: The Asian Context

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2009

ISBN: 9781589068407

Keywords: recessions, recession, banking, corporate sector, banking crisis

Asia is in the midst of a major downturn. With external demand for Asia’s products vanishing as a result of a sharp deleveraging in advanced economies, export and industrial production growth in the region h...

III. The Graying of Asia: Demographics, Capital Flows, and Financial Markets

III. The Graying of Asia: Demographics, Capital Flows, and Financial Markets »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, November 2008, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067615

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, pension, pension funds, pension fund

While policymakers are understandably focused on short-term growth prospects in the current environment, Asia continues to face longer-term challenges to which attention will need to return over time. One of...

II. Can Asia Decouple? Investigating Spillovers from the United States to Asia

II. Can Asia Decouple? Investigating Spillovers from the United States to Asia »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067103

Keywords: recession, domestic demand, export growth, correlations, oil prices

With the U.S. economy slowing and possibly facing a recession, the question arises whether Asia will be able to decouple. Views on this question range from those who think the impact on Asia will be minimal,...