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Sources of currency crises

Axel A. Weber

Sources of currency crises

an empirical analysis

by Axel A. Weber

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Published by Oesterreichische Nationalbank in Wien .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foreign exchange rates -- Econometric models.,
  • Foreign exchange rates -- Europe -- Econometric models.,
  • Currency question -- Econometric models.,
  • Currency question -- Europe -- Econometric models.,
  • Currency crises.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAxel A. Weber.
    SeriesWorking paper -- 25., Working papers (Oesterreichische Nationalbank) -- 25.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG3823 .W42 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination49 p. :
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16099284M

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SOURCES OF CURRENCY CRISES: AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS Axel A. Weber Universität Bonn and CEPR March This work is also part of a CEPR research programme on Macroeconomics, Politics and Growth in Europe (grant No.

ERBCHRXCT).Cited by: 8. Although such crises—the Latin American debt crisis of the s, the speculations on European currencies in the early s, and the ensuing Mexican, South American, and Asian crises—have played a central role in world affairs and continue to occur Sources of currency crises book an alarming rate, many questions about their causes and effects remain to be answered.

"Models of currency crises with self-fulfilling features," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 40(), pagesApril. Maurice Obstfeld, " Models of Currency Crises with Self-Fulfilling Features," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Founded inthe NBER is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to conducting economic research and to disseminating research findings among academics, public policy makers, and business professionals.

Recent empirical research in international macroeconomics has attempted to distinguish between the sources of currency crises. This paper adds to this literature by proposing a new empirical approach to identifying the speculative and fundamental components of currency crises in the context of a structural vector autoregression model.

Our Author: Axel A. Weber. Paul Robin Krugman is an American economist, liberal columnist and author. He is Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, Centenary Professor at the London School of Economics, and an op-ed columnist for The New YorkKrugman won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics for his /5(1).

Money Currency And Crisis by Taylor & Francis Group. Download in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Money Currency And Crisis books. Click Download for free ebooks. Money Currency And Crisis.

Author: Taylor & Francis Group Publisher: Routledge ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF. Currency Crises: Theoretical and Empirical Overview of the s Summary This paper provides an overview of currency crises theories, methods for crises prediction, im-plications of currency crises for economic policy, as well as different currency crises episodes in the s.

Downloadable. This study examines the sources of currency crises in ASEAN. The empirical findings indicate that reserve inadequacy, increase of bank’s claims on private sector, deteriorating trade balance and misalignment of real exchange rate increase the probability of a speculative attack on a currency.

The results also suggest that the currency crises could be contagious. This study examines the sources of currency crises in ASEAN. The empirical findings indicate that reserve inadequacy, increase of bank’s claims on private sector, deteriorating trade balance and.

Political Contagion in Currency Crises National Bureau of Economic Research, Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA ; ; email: [email protected] Contact Us. Twin Crisis. The simultaneous occurrence of currency crises and banking crises is known in economic term as Twin Crises, introduced by economists Carmen Reinhart and Graciela Kaminsky in.

Currency Crises in Emerging Markets, prepared by Warsaw-based Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE), discusses various aspects of currency crises in emerging-market Sources of currency crises book The definitions and theoretical models of currency crises, the causes, management and propagation (contagion effect) of crises, their economic, social and policy consequences, the role of international.

There is no universally accepted definition of a currency crisis, but most would agree that they all involve one key element: investors fleeing a currency en masse out of fear that it might be devalued, in turn fueling the very devaluation they anticipated.

Although such crises—the Latin American debt crisis of the s, the speculations on European currencies in the early s, and the. The meat of the book is in the three sections on Currency War 1, 2 and 3.

It is interesting to get a perspective also on the G20 conferences and responses to the latest financial crisis. His later chapters on the IMF and their use of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) is also enlightening and a good intro to learn more on this topic that might grow Reviews: Books shelved as currency: Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis by James Rickards, Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T.

Kiyosaki, Digital Gold. deficits—in triggering currency crises. A current account deficit represents net borrowing from the rest of the world, so dependency on foreign sources of capital can put a country in a vulnerable position.

For example, a deterioration in the country’s terms of trade can significantly reduce its ability to repay its debt.

'Currency Crises are an elusive phenomenon. At times, all signs point to a storm, yet nothing happens, and at other times the ocean is flat but a crisis hits out of the blue sky. Rother appears to sympathize with Kindleberger's beautiful 'one knows a financial crisis when it.

These models show that currency crises can occur due to certain government policy actions, self-fulfilling expectations of market participants, and possibilities of multiple equilibriums, even in the absence of fundamental weaknesses.

The theoretical currency crisis literature has expanded further since the Asian financial crisis. Twin Crisis The simultaneous occurrence of currency crises and banking crises is known in economic term as Twin Crises, introduced by economists Carmen Reinhart and Graciela Kaminsky in the late s.

This phenomenon became a common problem in financially liberalized emerging market economies in the s which started with the Mexican.

Fighting a Currency Crisis. Central banks are the first line of defense in maintaining the stability of a currency. In a fixed exchange rate regime, central banks can try to maintain the current. alignments. This and other ways ofmanaging currency crises was the other basic question addressed at the seminar.

One ofthe other ways ofmanaging a currency crisis is to provide emergency finance to the country in trouble, to enable it to support its currency, to finance its debts, and thus soften the impact ofthe crisis. The argument in favour. Created Date: 10/1/ AM.

Abstract. This study examines the sources of currency crises in ASEAN. The empirical findings indicate that reserve inadequacy, increase of bank’s claims on private sector, deteriorating trade balance and misalignment of real exchange rate increase the probability of a speculative attack on a currency.

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Share Share. Thailand) experienced deep financial crisis that included currency crash. Russia and Brazil endured currency crisis inArgentina inand Turkey in and During the recent financial crisis, a large number of countries that were not at the center of the crisis depreciated their currency against major currencies.

BoP crises can be resolved by (a) borrowing foreign reserves, (b) devaluation of the currency, or (c) moving to a floating exchange rate. In the midst of a BoP crisis, investors often purchase assets abroad in anticipation of an imminent currency devaluation or depreciation.

This is known as capital flight. Currency crises are often associated with other types of financial crises such as banking crises. The occurrence of so-called twin crises may be attributable to a number of channels of causation: a bank crisis leading to a currency crisis, a currency crisis leading to a bank crisis, or joint causality.

Get this from a library. Currency crises: a theoretical and empirical perspective. [André Fourçans; Raphaël Franck] -- "Appealing to graduate students, academics and researchers in international economics, this book is a must have for those interested in learning about currency crises and the evolution of currency.

Money is a core feature in all discussions of economic crisis, as is clear from the debates about the responses of the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States to the economic volume explores the role of money in economic performance, and focuses on how monetary systems have affected economic crises for the last 4, years.

Recent events have. Economists and policymakers are still trying to understand the lessons recent financial crises in Asia and other emerging market countries hold for the future of the global financial system.

In this timely and important volume, distinguished academics, officials in multilateral organizations, and public and private sector economists explore the causes of and effective policy responses to. Currency crises, however, seem to be driven more by country idiosyncratic, short-term developments.

We find that some variables, such as the domestic credit gap, provide important unconditional signals, but it is difficult to use them as conditional signals and, more importantly, to find relevant threshold values.

Currency Crises Paul Krugman There is no universally accepted definition of a currency crisis, but most would agree that they all involve one key element: investors fleeing a currency en masse out of fear that it might be devalued, in turn fueling the very devaluation they anticipated.

Get this from a library. Varieties of currency crises. [Graciela Laura Kaminsky; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- "The plethora of currency crises around the world has fueled many theories on the causes of speculative attacks.

The first-generation models focus on fiscal problems. The second-generation models. Not only that but also currency crisis can occasion financial crisis. East Asia’s crisis in is the case of financial crises which is caused by currency crisis.

So for the sake of prevent financial crisis we should know about currency crisis model. Currency Crisis. Currency crises are rapid and unpredictable decline in the value of the currency of a nation.

The crises are often more severe if the country involved uses a fixed exchange rate than if the country has a flexible exchange rate since the monetary authority will be forced to abandon the fixed rate.

Stabilization. The hyperinflation crisis led prominent economists and politicians to seek a means to stabilize German currency. In Augustan economist, Karl Helfferich, proposed a plan to issue a new currency, the "Roggenmark" ("rye mark"), to be backed by mortgage bonds indexed to the market price of rye grain.

The plan was rejected because of the greatly fluctuating price of rye in. Currency crises can also be caused by underlying factors ranging from central bank policies to pure speculation, and they're often difficult to predict.

The primary cause of currency crises in the past has been a central bank's failure to maintain a fixed rate peg to a floating rate foreign currency. In three essays, this dissertation examines issues in currency crises in developing countries.

Essay One reviews the models on currency crises. A currency crisis is caused either by conditions of economic fundamentals in the economy or by self-fulfilling prophecies. But there is no obvious way to test whether any particular crisis was a necessary event given expectations on.

The financial speculation on currency, specially related to hedge funds and big investment banks has to be stopped.

It is paramount to stabilize currency relationship, less we want planet wide total trade collapse. Those emerging countries cannot take % currency gyration all of a sudden, let alone %.

Hyperinflation in Zimbabwe was a period of currency instability in Zimbabwe that, using Cagan's definition of hyperinflation, began in February During the height of inflation from toit was difficult to measure Zimbabwe's hyperinflation because the government of Zimbabwe stopped filing official inflation statistics.

During past currency crises, Turks could take comfort that a devalued lira brought a few benefits, like an influx of bargain-hunting tourists.

But that upside no longer applies in the pandemic.The first traces currency instability to countries' structural imbalances and weak policies; the second identifies arbitrary shifts in market expectations as the principal source of instability.

The authors of this article contend that only a synthesis of these theories can capture the complexity of the Asian currency crisis.