The Challenge of Predicting Economic Crises

Author/Editor:

Catherine A Pattillo ; Andrew Berg

Publication Date:

September 11, 2000

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The integration of financial markets around the world over the past decade has posed new challenges for policymakers. The speed with which money can be switched in and out of currencies and countries has increased with the efficiency of global communications, considerably shortening the time policymakers have to respond to emerging crises. This pamphlet takes alook at attempts by economists to predict crises by developing early warning systems to signal when trouble may be brewing in currency markets and banking systems.

Series:

Economic Issues No. 22

English

Publication Date:

September 11, 2000

ISBN/ISSN:

9781557758842/1020-5098

Stock No:

EIIEA022

Price:

Free

Format:

Paper

Pages:

20

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