Recent financial crisis in Malaysia: response, results, challenges
AbstractThis paper was one of the first writings that appeared on the subject and presented at a local conference while pending publication with the Indian Economic Journal.After a brief Introduction, Section 2 discusses broadly the process used for generating the data used for analysis as also the position of Malaysian economy during the crisis. Section 3 deals with controls as a tool for managing the financial turmoil. Section 4 argues, on the basis of results, that for Malaysia the imposition of controls was a better course of action than seeking help from the IMF. Section 5 makes brief reference to some challenges including the issue of dollar-ringgit peg. Section 6 contains a few concluding remarks.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 21844.
Date of creation: 1999
Date of revision: 2000
Publication status: Published in The Indian Economic Journal 1.49(2001): pp. 28-49
Financial crisis; short-term foreign capital flight stock market fall; currency depreciation; capital controls;
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