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Inflows of Capital to Developing Countries in the 1990s: Causes and Effects

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  • Guillermo A. Calvo
  • Leonardo Leiderman
  • Carmen M. Reinhart

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This paper discusses the changing pattern of capital flows to developing countries. The analysis is heavily colored by recent events. It concentrates on the principal facts, developments, and policies that characterize the current episode of capital inflows to Asia and Latin America.

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Paper provided by Inter-American Development Bank in its series IDB Publications with number 5718.

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Date of creation: Nov 1994
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Handle: RePEc:idb:brikps:5718

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Keywords: Monetary Policy; Fiscal Policy; Economic Development & Growth; Capital flows; exchange rate policy; capital inflows; macroeconomic effects; WP-302;

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  1. Baldwin, Richard E. & Lyons, Richard K., 1994. "Exchange rate hysteresis? Large versus small policy misalignments," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 38(1), pages 1-22, January.
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Cited by:
  1. Luis Carranza & José Enrique Galdón Sánchez & Javier Gómez Biscarri, . "The relationship between investment and large exchange rate depreciations in dollarized economies," Faculty Working Papers 01/08, School of Economics and Business Administration, University of Navarra.
  2. John Clark & Elizabeth Berko, 1997. "Foreign investment fluctuations and emerging market stock returns: the case of Mexico," Staff Reports 24, Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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