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Current account surplus may damp the effects of China’s credit boom


  • J. Scott Davis
  • Adrienne Mack
  • Wesley Phoa
  • Anne Vandenabeele


In contrast to similar credit expansions in the euro periphery in the 2000s and East Asia in the 1990s, China?s credit boom is far less likely to end in a dramatic bust because it?s financed by domestic savings.

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  • J. Scott Davis & Adrienne Mack & Wesley Phoa & Anne Vandenabeele, 2015. "Current account surplus may damp the effects of China’s credit boom," Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, vol. 10(1), pages 1-4, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:feddel:00017

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