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A Case of Successful Adjustment
			: Korea's Experience During 1980-84

A Case of Successful Adjustment : Korea's Experience During 1980-84 »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jorge Márquez-Ruarte , and Bijan Aghevli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 1985

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934515.084

ISBN: 9780939934515

Keywords: current account deficit, current account, short-term debt, external debt, gnp

This paper was prepared by Bijan B. Aghevli, Division Chief in the international Monetary Fund's Asian Department, and Jorge Marquez-Ruarte, Senior Economist in the Asian Department. In preparing the paper, the aut...

Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065543.084

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

The central challenges facing the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia as they work to catch up to advanced European Union (EU) income levels are discussed in this new...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: A Case of Successful Adjustment : Korea's Experience During 1980-84

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jorge Márquez-Ruarte , and Bijan Aghevli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 1985

ISBN: 9780939934515

Keywords: current account deficit, current account, short-term debt, external debt, gnp

Korea’s experience following the second wave of oil price increases is an excellent example of how orthodox stabilization policies, effectively implemented, can help a country adjust to domestic and external...

II Historical Background

II Historical Background »

Source: A Case of Successful Adjustment : Korea's Experience During 1980-84

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jorge Márquez-Ruarte , and Bijan Aghevli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 1985

ISBN: 9780939934515

Keywords: current account deficit, current account, short-term debt, external debt, gnp

The Period of Rapid Economic Growth Korea made remarkable economic progress during the 1960s and 1970s. In the early 1960s, the economy was characterized by low per capita income and...

III The Years of Crisis (1979–80)

III The Years of Crisis (1979–80) »

Source: A Case of Successful Adjustment : Korea's Experience During 1980-84

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jorge Márquez-Ruarte , and Bijan Aghevli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 1985

ISBN: 9780939934515

Keywords: current account deficit, current account, short-term debt, external debt, gnp

At the turn of the decade, the Korean economy underwent a major crisis, which had its roots in external and domestic shocks that exacerbated the impact of structural imbalances already present in the economy...

IV The Years of Recovery (1981–82)

IV The Years of Recovery (1981–82) »

Source: A Case of Successful Adjustment : Korea's Experience During 1980-84

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jorge Márquez-Ruarte , and Bijan Aghevli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 1985

ISBN: 9780939934515

Keywords: current account deficit, current account, short-term debt, external debt, gnp

At the outset of 1981, the economic environment was characterized by relatively high unemployment, high levels of inventories, and excess capacity. The Government continued with its adjustment effort during...

V The Years of Adjustment (1983–84)

V The Years of Adjustment (1983–84) »

Source: A Case of Successful Adjustment : Korea's Experience During 1980-84

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jorge Márquez-Ruarte , and Bijan Aghevli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 1985

ISBN: 9780939934515

Keywords: current account deficit, current account, short-term debt, external debt, gnp

In early 1983, the Korean authorities stepped up their efforts to reduce the external imbalance by formulating an adjustment program which was supported by a stand-by arrangement with the Fund....

VI Overview

VI Overview »

Source: A Case of Successful Adjustment : Korea's Experience During 1980-84

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jorge Márquez-Ruarte , and Bijan Aghevli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 1985

ISBN: 9780939934515

Keywords: current account deficit, current account, short-term debt, external debt, gnp

This paper has described the severe economic crisis that Korea faced at the turn of this decade, and the highly successful adjustment effort undertaken by the Government in the subsequent years. During the l...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: A Case of Successful Adjustment : Korea's Experience During 1980-84

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jorge Márquez-Ruarte , and Bijan Aghevli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 1985

ISBN: 9780939934515

Keywords: current account deficit, current account, short-term debt, external debt, gnp

This paper was prepared by Bijan B. Aghevli, Division Chief in the international Monetary Fund's Asian Department, and Jorge Marquez-Ruarte, Senior Economist in the Asian Department. In preparing the paper, the aut...

Appendix Growth Regressions and Data Description

Appendix Growth Regressions and Data Description »

Source: Growth in the Central and Eastern European Countries of the European Union

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Ashoka Mody , Susan Schadler , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2007

ISBN: 9781589065543

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic growth, European Union, per capita income, growth rates, tfp, gdp growth, current account deficit

Panel Growth Regressions The analysis of growth performance covered a broad range of countries over the period 1984–2004. While, in principle, the regressions attempted to cover the...