Changes in Exchange Rates in Rapidly Developing Countries: Theory, Practice, and Policy Issues

Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger, editors

Published in January 1999 by University of Chicago Press
© 1999 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series East Asia Seminar on Economics

NBER Program(s):ME, DEV, AP, EFG

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464 pages
ISBN: 0-226-38673-2

Table of Contents

Front matter to "Changes in Exchange Rates in Rapidly Development Countries: Theory, Practice, and Policy Issues (NBER-EASE volume 7)": (p. -13 - -2) (bibliographic info) (download)
Acknowledgments: (p. -1) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction to "Changes in Exchange Rates in Rapidly Development Countries: Theory, Practice, and Policy Issues (NBER-EASE volume 7)": Takatoshi Ito, Anne O. Krueger (p. 1 - 8) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. The Choice of Exchange Rate Regime in Developing and Middle Income Countries: Sebastian Edwards (p. 9 - 28) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Contagious Currency Crises: Channels of Conveyance: Barry Eichengreen, Andrew K. Rose (p. 29 - 56) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Current Account Deficits and Capital Flows in East Asia and Latin America: Are the Early Nineties Different From the Early Eighties: Gian Maria Milesi Ferretti, Assaf Razin (p. 57 - 108) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Economic Growth and Real Exchange Rate: An Overview of the Balassa-Samuelson Hypothesis in Asia : Takatoshi Ito, Peter Isard, Steven Symansky (p. 109 - 132) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. Resource Endowments and the Real Exchange Rate: A Comparison of Latin America and East Asia: Jeffrey D. Sachs (p. 133 - 154) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Private Consumption, Nontraded Goods, and Real Exchange Rate: Evidence from South Korea and Taiwan: Kenneth S. Lin (p. 155 - 184) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. The Yen and Its East Asian Neighbors 1980-1995: Cooperation or Competition?: Shinji Takagi (p. 185 - 210) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. Exchange Rate Pass-through and Industry Characteristics: The Case of Taiwan's Exports of Midstream Petrochemical Products: Kuo-Liang Wang, Chung-Shu Wu (p. 211 - 234) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
9. Evaluation of Korea's Exchange Rate Policy: Sang-Woo Nam, Se-Jong Kim (p. 235 - 268) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Issues in Korean Exchange Rate Policy: Stanley Black (p. 269 - 284) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
11. Liberalization of Capital Flows in Korea: Big Bang or Gradualism?: Dongchul Cho, Youngsun Koh (p. 285 - 310) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
12. The Foreign Exchange Allocation Policy in Postwar Japan: Its Institutional Framework and Function: Tetsuji Okazaki, Takafumi Korenaga (p. 311 - 340) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. The Syndrome of the Ever-Higher Yen, 1971-1995: American Mercantile Pressure on Japanese Monetary Policy: Ronald McKinnon, Kenichi Ohno, Kazuko Shirono (p. 341 - 376) (bibliographic info) (download)
14. Testing for the Fundamental Determinants of the Long-Run Real Exchange Rate: The Case of Taiwan: Hsiu-Ling Wu (p. 377 - 402) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
15. Hong Kong's Currency Board and Changing Monetary Regimes : Yum K. Kwan, Francis Lui (p. 403 - 436) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
Contributors: (p. 437 - 440) (bibliographic info) (download)
Author Index: (p. 441 - 444) (bibliographic info) (download)
Subject Index: (p. 445 - 450) (bibliographic info) (download)
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