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Financial Markets Volatility and Performance in Emerging Markets
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Financial Markets Volatility and Performance in Emerging Markets

Sebastian Edwards and Marcio G. P. Garcia

Abstract

Capital mobility is a double-edged sword for emerging economies, as governments must weigh the benefits of investment against the potential economic costs and political consequences of currency crises, devaluations, and instability. This book addresses the delicate balance between capital mobility and capital controls as developing countries navigate the convoluted global network of private investors, hedge funds, large corporations, and international institutions such as the International Monetary Fund. A group of experts examine rapidly globalizing financial markets with regard to capital fl ... More

Keywords: capital mobility, emerging economies, private investors, hedge funds, financial markets, capital flows, capital controls, developing countries, domestic credit, economic policy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780226184951
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226185040.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sebastian Edwards, editor

Marcio G. P. Garcia, editor

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