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Title Global financial turmoil and reform : a United Nations perspective / edited by a team from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs ; Barry Herman, supervising editor.

Imprint Toyko ; New York : United Nations, United Nations University Press, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  332.042 G51    ---  Available
Description x, 474 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series UNU policy perspectives ; 2
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents International finance and the developing countries : liberalization, crisis and the reforming agenda / Barry Herman and Barbara Stallings -- Global financial flows and their impact on developing countries : addressing the matter of volatility / Report of the United Nations Secretary General -- Introduction : Asia / Wenyan Yang -- Dynamics of Asian economic crisis and selected policy implications / Azizul Islam -- Do we know the real causes of the Asian crisis? / Iwan Azis.
Financial restructuring and reform programme in the Republic of Korea : progress and constraints / Soo-Won Lee and Ann Orr -- Discussion : Asia / Michael Casey, Roberto Mariano and Robert Wade -- Introduction : Latin America / Alberto Padova -- Impact of the international crisis on Latin America / United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean -- Managing capital inflows in Chile / Manuel R. Agosin and Ricardo Ffrench-Davis -- Discussion : Latin America / Daniel Lederman and Cristian Ossa -- Introduction : Africa / Ana Cortez -- South-East Asia's economic crisis and Africa : a view from the African region / Befekadu Degefe -- Financial reforms in Africa and the lessons from Asia / Henk-Jan Brinkman -- Discussion : Africa / Richard Morgan and Temitope W. Oshikoya -- Introduction : economies in transition / Simon Cunningham -- Impact of the East Asian crisis on the transition economies and financial distress in the Russian Federation / United Nations Economic Commission for Europe -- Economies in transition / Gerard Belanger and Basil Zavoico -- Discussion : economies in transition / Ilene Grabel and Paul Wachtel -- Introduction : direct investment / Leonides Buencamino -- Financial crisis in Asia and foreign direct investment / United Nations Conference on Trade and Development -- Discussion : direct investment / Thea Lee, Richard D. Rippe and Richard Tan.
Introduction : financial markets / Krishnan Sharma and Judith Romero -- 1997-1998 East Asian financial crisis : a New York market-informed view / Christopher Rude -- Understanding the dynamics behind excess capital inflows and excess capital outflows in East Asia / Krishan Sharma -- Discussion : financial markets / Isabelle Grunberg ... [et al.].
Subject International finance.
Financial crises -- East Asia.
Economic history -- 1990-
Developing countries -- Economic conditions.
Added Author Herman, Barry.
United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
ISBN 9280810324 (pbk.)

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