Capital mobility. An overview
The article analyses the problem of international capital mobility which the Asian crisis has highlighted. It points out that the problem of capital mobility ("hot money" panics) has a long history, but globalization, the opening up of national economies and technological advance have increased the risks. The article discusses four policy debated which are being pursued in the large Asian crisis literature: (i) the pros and cons of capital controls, (ii) the choice of exchange rate regime, (iii) financial factor reform, and (iv) the rule of law.
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