Reinhart, Carmen (2000): Political contagion in currency crises: A comment. Published in: in Paul Krugman, ed., Currency Crises (Chicago: University of Chicago Press for the NBER) (2000): pp. 67-70.
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Comments on: Alan Drazen, whose paper represents a first effort to formalize the role of political considerations in the process of how currency crises are transmitted across international borders. The theoretical literature on “contagion” is scarce, and the empirical literature equally so. Yet the EMS currency crises of 1992-93, the aftermath of the Mexican peso crisis of late 1994, and the meltdown of several Asian currencies in 1997 all have a flavor of “contagious currency crises.” Thus gaining a better understanding of the channels for contagion is a fruitful and timely line of inquiry.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Political contagion in currency crises: A comment|
|English Title:||Political contagion in currency crises: A comment|
|Keywords:||Contagion crisis exchange rates political Europe|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F3 - International Finance > F32 - Current Account Adjustment; Short-Term Capital Movements
F - International Economics > F3 - International Finance > F31 - Foreign Exchange
|Depositing User:||Carmen Reinhart|
|Date Deposited:||06. Feb 2009 09:42|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 17:46|
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