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Speculative Attacks

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  • Pablo Emilio Guidotti
  • Guillermo Calvo

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A brief survey of the literature on speculative attacks is provided. The nature and causes of balance-of-payments crises, the implications for the behavior of the current account and the real exchange rate are discussed. Also, potential areas for future research on balance-of-payments crises are suggested.

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Paper provided by International Monetary Fund in its series IMF Working Papers with number 91/10.

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Date of creation: 01 Jan 1991
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Handle: RePEc:imf:imfwpa:91/10

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  1. Maurice Obstfeld & Jay C. Shambaugh & Alan M. Taylor, 2004. "Monetary Sovereignty, Exchange Rates, and Capital Controls: The Trilemma in the Interwar period," NBER Working Papers 10393, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Rafal Antczak, 2000. "Theoretical Aspects of Currency Crises," CASE Network Studies and Analyses 0211, CASE-Center for Social and Economic Research.
  3. Robert Flood & Charles Kramer, 1996. "Economic models of speculative attacks and the drachma crisis of May 1994," Open Economies Review, Springer, vol. 7(1), pages 591-600, March.
  4. Dai, Meixing, 1998. "Les effets stabilisants de la zone-cible du taux d’inflation
    [The stabilising effects of inflation-targeting zone]
    ," MPRA Paper 13856, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Nov 2001.
  5. Peltonen, Tuomas A., 2006. "Are emerging market currency crises predictable? A test," Working Paper Series 0571, European Central Bank.
  6. Jeffrey J. Frankel and Andrew K. Rose., 1996. "Currency Crashes in Emerging Markets: Empirical Indicators," Center for International and Development Economics Research (CIDER) Working Papers C96-062, University of California at Berkeley.
  7. Zhen Zhu, 1997. "Dynamic Inconsistency and Exchange-Rate Target Zones: A Welfare Analysis," International Economic Journal, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 11(1), pages 15-38.
  8. Marek Dabrowski, 2002. "Currency Crises in Emerging - Market Economis: Causes, Consequences and Policy Lessons," CASE Network Reports 0051, CASE-Center for Social and Economic Research.
  9. Omar F. Saqib, 2002. "Interpreting Currency Crises: A Review of Theory, Evidence, and Issues," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 303, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  10. Niko Gobbin & Bruno Merlevede, 2000. "The Russian Crisis: A Debt Perspective," Post-Communist Economies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 12(2), pages 141-163.

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