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Liquidity crises and the international financial architecture

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  • Ilan Goldfajn

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    (Department of Economics PUC-Rio)

  • Rodrigo O. Valdes
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    The paper analyzes the effect of different proposals for the new international financial architecture in an open economy liquidity crises model. It shows that an international lender of last resort that provides a complete financial rescue leads, in the short run, to a lower probability of a BoP crises and financial runs. However, the perverse incentives of a complete bailout lead to an increasing probability offinancial runs in the long run. A partial financial package may not reduce the probability of financial runs and twin crises. Private sector participation rules can increase the probability of finan- cial runs and twin crises if a large proportion of foreign investors expect to withdraw their investment without loss.

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    Paper provided by Department of Economics PUC-Rio (Brazil) in its series Textos para discussão with number 401.

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    Length: 28 pages
    Date of creation: Jul 1999
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    Handle: RePEc:rio:texdis:401

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    1. Arvind Krishnamurthy & Ricardo J. Caballero, 1999. "Emerging Markets Crisis - An Asset Markets Perspective," IMF Working Papers 99/129, International Monetary Fund.
    2. Diamond, Douglas W & Dybvig, Philip H, 1983. "Bank Runs, Deposit Insurance, and Liquidity," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 91(3), pages 401-19, June.
    3. Rudger Dornbusch & Ilan Goldfajn & Rodrigo O. Valdés, 1995. "Currency Crises and Collapses," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 26(2), pages 219-294.
    4. Stanley Fischer, 1999. "On the Need for an International Lender of Last Resort," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 13(4), pages 85-104, Fall.
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    1. Olivier Jeanne, 2001. "The International Lender of Last Resort: How Large is Large Enought?," IMF Working Papers 01/76, International Monetary Fund.

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