Managing Financial Crises : The Experience in East Asia

Author/Editor:

Timothy D. Lane ; A. Javier Hamann ; Marianne Schulze-Gattas ; Ales Bulir ; Steven T Phillips ; Atish R. Ghosh ; Alex Mourmouras ; Jack Boorman

Publication Date:

June 1, 2000

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The Asian financial crisis of 1997-98 was one of the most dramatic economic events of recent times, which raised many questions regarding the appropriate policy response to financial crises. This paper reviews the experience of this crisis, focusing on the overall strategy of crisis management and the way that strategy was implemented, including with regard to official and private financing, structural reforms, and monetary and fiscal policies.

Series:

Working Paper No. 00/107

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

June 1, 2000

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451852974/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA1072000

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

66

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