Did Output Recover From the Asian Crisis?

Author/Editor:

Valerie Cerra ; Sweta Chaman Saxena

Publication Date:

March 1, 2003

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper investigates the extent to which output has recovered from the Asian crisis. A regime-switching approach that introduces two state variables is used to decompose recessions in a set of six Asian countries into permanent and transitory components. While growth recovered fairly quickly after the crisis, there is evidence of permanent losses in the levels of output in all of the countries studied.

Series:

Working Paper No. 03/48

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

March 1, 2003

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451846751/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA0482003

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

26

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