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Currency Crises In Emerging Markets: The Case Of Post-Liberalization Turkey

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This article investigates the determinants of currency crises in Turkey. It analyzes the two major currency crises of 1994 and 2000–2001 in the light of the existing theoretical models. The present study uses logit, probit, and limited dependent models to explain the currency crises in the post–capital account liberalization era. The results obtained from the three approaches are generally consistent and the coefficients obtained for the explanatory variables generally have the same sign. The findings suggest that the currency crises in Turkey are associated with global liquidity conditions, fiscal imbalances, capital outflows, and banking sector weaknesses.
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  • Mete FERIDUN, 2008. "Currency Crises In Emerging Markets: The Case Of Post-Liberalization Turkey," The Developing Economies, Institute of Developing Economies, vol. 46(4), pages 386-427.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:deveco:v:46:y:2008:i:4:p:386-427
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    1. Wajih Khallouli & Mahmoud Sami Nabi, 2010. "Financial Crises’ Prevention and Recovery," Working Papers 529, Economic Research Forum, revised 06 Jan 2010.
    2. Ari, Ali, 2012. "Early warning systems for currency crises: The Turkish case," Economic Systems, Elsevier, vol. 36(3), pages 391-410.
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