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The Asia Crisis

The Asia Crisis »

Source: The Asia Crisis : Causes, Policy Responses, and Outcomes

Volume/Issue: 1999/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1999

ISBN: 9781451855968

Keywords: Asia crisis, interest rates and exchange rates, currency crises, balance of payments crises, exchange rate, banking, banking system, exchange rates, foreign exchange

This paper tells the story of the Asian financial crisis by addressing four questions: What were the causes of the crisis, how did the crisis unfold, what were the policy responses, and what have been the outcomes?...

Breaking Through the Zero Lower Bound

Breaking Through the Zero Lower Bound »

Source: Breaking Through the Zero Lower Bound

Volume/Issue: 2015/224

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ruchir Agarwal , and Miles Kimball

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513567327

Keywords: electronic money, currency, paper currency, interest rate, money, interest rates, General, All Countries,

There has been much discussion about eliminating the 'zero lower bound' by eliminating paper currency. But such a radical and difficult approach as eliminating paper currency is not necessary. Much as during the Gr...

Chapter 1. An End to China’s Imbalances?

Chapter 1. An End to China’s Imbalances? »

Source: China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing

Series: Books

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2013

ISBN: 9781484303931

Keywords: current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate, current account surplus

Global imbalances have been a central theme of the international economic policy debate for much of the last decade, prompted by large and sustained current account deficits in the United States...

Chapter 3. China’s Rapid Investment, Potential Output, and Output Gap

Chapter 3. China’s Rapid Investment, Potential Output, and Output Gap »

Source: China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing

Series: Books

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2013

ISBN: 9781484303931

Keywords: current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate, current account surplus

The rapid increase in China’s investment ratio since 2000 has important implications for the potential output of the economy and the output gap. This chapter estimates China’s potential output a...

Chapter 9. Chronicle of a Decline Foretold: Has China Reached the Lewis Turning Point?

Chapter 9. Chronicle of a Decline Foretold: Has China Reached the Lewis Turning Point? »

Source: China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing

Series: Books

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2013

ISBN: 9781484303931

Keywords: current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate, current account surplus

The final section of the book examines what needs to be done to complete the process of domestic rebalancing. Impending demographic changes make reform ever more urgent. China is on the eve of a...

Chapter 11. De-Monopolization toward Long-Term Prosperity in China

Chapter 11. De-Monopolization toward Long-Term Prosperity in China »

Source: China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing

Series: Books

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2013

ISBN: 9781484303931

Keywords: current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate, current account surplus

During the past decade, the average Chinese worker earned roughly nine times less and was 10 times less productive than the average American at purchasing power pari...

Chapter 4. Determinants of Corporate Investment in China: Evidence from Cross-Country Firm-Level Data

Chapter 4. Determinants of Corporate Investment in China: Evidence from Cross-Country Firm-Level Data »

Source: China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing

Series: Books

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2013

ISBN: 9781484303931

Keywords: current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate, current account surplus

Building on the aggregate analyses of investment in the preceding chapters, this chapter analyzes the evolution of corporate investment in China, its main features, and its key determinants. Sin...

Chapter 10. How Pro-Poor and Inclusive Is China’s Growth? A Cross-Country Perspective

Chapter 10. How Pro-Poor and Inclusive Is China’s Growth? A Cross-Country Perspective »

Source: China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing

Series: Books

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2013

ISBN: 9781484303931

Keywords: current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate, current account surplus

Poverty in China has fallen dramatically over the last 35 years of reform and opening up. However, inequality has increased since the early 1990s, dampening the impact of China’s growth on pover...

Chapter 6. Implications for Asia from Rebalancing in China

Chapter 6. Implications for Asia from Rebalancing in China »

Source: China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing

Series: Books

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2013

ISBN: 9781484303931

Keywords: current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate, current account surplus

The second section of the book, beginning with this chapter, examines how China’s main trading partners have been affected by the developments analyzed in the first part. This chapter studies th...

Chapter 5. Interest Rates, Targets, and Household Saving in Urban China

Chapter 5. Interest Rates, Targets, and Household Saving in Urban China »

Source: China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing

Series: Books

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2013

ISBN: 9781484303931

Keywords: current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate, current account surplus

An important aspect of domestic imbalances in China is the relatively low share of household consumption in the national economy (down to about 36 percent of GDP in 2011 from 46 percent early in...