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A Dynamic Factor Analysis of Financial Contagion in Asia

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  • Andrea Cipollini

    (Queen Mary, University of London)

  • George Kapetanios

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    (Queen Mary, University of London)

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    In this paper we compared the performance of country specific and regional indicators of reserve adequacy in predicting, out of sample, the balance of payment crisis affecting the South East Asian region during the 1997-98 period. A Dynamic Factor method was used to retrieve reserve adequacy indicators. The empirical findings suggest clear evidence of financial contagion.

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    Paper provided by Queen Mary, University of London, School of Economics and Finance in its series Working Papers with number 498.

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    Date of creation: Jul 2003
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    Handle: RePEc:qmw:qmwecw:wp498

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    Keywords: Financial contagion; Dynamic factor model;

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    1. Massimo Sbracia & Andrea Zaghini, 2003. "The Role of the Banking System in the International Transmission of Shocks," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 26(5), pages 727-754, 05.
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    1. Andrea Cipollini & George Kapetanios, 2008. "Forecasting Financial Crises and Contagion in Asia using Dynamic Factor Analysis," Center for Economic Research (RECent) 014, University of Modena and Reggio E., Dept. of Economics.

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