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Managing international financial instability: national tamers versus global tigers

Author: Saccomanni, Fabrizio Publisher: Edward Elgar , 2008.Language: EnglishDescription: 284 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781845421427Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Managing International Financial Instability National Tamers versus Global Tigers Contents List of figures List of tables Abbreviations Foreword by Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Preface PART I: THE TIGERS, THE TAMERS, THE CIRCUS 1. An uneasy relationship 2. Global financial players 2.1 The origins of financial globalization 2.2 The global players 2.3 Objectives and strategies of global financial players 2.4 Speculation 2.5 Risk management 2.6 Global market conventions 2.7 Global market failures 3. Monetary and financial authorities 3.1 National monetary and financial authorities 3.1.1 Regulation 3.1.2 Direct intervention 3.1.3 Intervention by governments and central banks 3.2 International monetary authorities 4. The global market for foreign exchange 4.1 A truly global market 4.2 The exchange rate: a very special 'price' 4.3 Choosing an exchange rate regime 4.3.1 The first polar solution: fixed exchange rates 4.3.2 The other polar solution: floating exchange rates 4.3.3 Intermediate solutions 4.4 What to do? 3 11 11 13 15 17 20 23 29 35 35 36 38 54 56 63 63 67 70 75 77 80 83 viii ix xiii xvii PART II: GLOBAL FINANCE BETWEEN CRISIS AND REFORM 5. The crises of global finance 5.1 How many crises? 5.2 The causes of financial instability 5.2.1 The economic background 5.2.2 The debt crises of emerging countries 5.2.3 The liquidity crises in bond markets 5.2.4 Exchange rate misalignments 5.2.5 Asset price bubbles 5.2.6 An 'integrated' overview 6. In search of international monetary and financial stability 6.1 Coping with crises 6.2 The reform of the international financial architecture 6.2.1 Main features of the G7 proposals 6.2.2 Where do we stand on IFA reform? 6.3 The prevention of bubbles 6.4 How to cope with global imbalances and exchange rate misalignments PART III: CHALLENGING THE TIGERS 7. A cage for the dollar: the Plaza and Louvre Accords (1985-87) 175 8. The seven-year war of the French franc (1991-98) 9. The resistible rise of the yen (1995) 10. Double play in Hong Kong (1998) 11. A safety net for the euro (2000) 12. The great wall of the Chinese renminbi (1994-2005) 13. How did they do it? PART IV: EPILOGUE 14. The golden mean 14.1 Have the tigers been tamed? 14.2 A glance at the system's future 14.3 Towards the golden mean 14.4 Can sovereign nations cooperate? Bibliography Index 229 229 233 239 242 249 273 186 198 205 211 218 224 89 89 92 92 95 111 115 125 133 140 140 146 146 149 163 167

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