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Financial Crises and What to Do About Them
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Financial Crises and What to Do About Them

Barry Eichengreen

Abstract

This book provides a critical assessment of the official sector's efforts to manage more effectively financial crises in emerging markets. The book reviews international initiatives on both the crisis prevention and crisis resolution fronts. While crises will always be with us, it concludes that good progress has been made in limiting their spread and strengthening the international financial system. Ironically, however, official sector initiatives in this area may in fact have made life more difficult for the poorest countries. Initiatives to limit the incidence of crises and threats to the s ... More

Keywords: financial crisis, crisis prevention, crisis resolution, international financial system, development assistance, official sector, International Monetary Fund

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780199257430
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257430.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Barry Eichengreen, author
George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
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