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Recessions and Financial Disruptions in Emerging Markets: A Bird’s Eye View

In: Monetary Policy under Financial Turbulence

  • Stijn Claessens

    (International Monetary Fund, University of Amsterdam, and Centre for Economic Policy Research)

  • M. Ayhan Kose
  • International Monetary Fund
  • Marco E. Terrones
  • International Monetary Fund

This paper provides an overview of the implications of recession and financial disruption episodes in emerging markets. We report three major findings. First, compared to advanced countries, recessions and financial disruptions in emerging markets are often more costly. Second, recessions associated with financial disruption episodes, such as credit crunches, equity price busts and financial crises, tend to be deeper than other recessions in emerging markets. Third, the temporal dynamics of macroeconomic and financial variables around these episodes in emerging markets are different than those in advanced countries. In light of these broad observations, the paper provides a review of recessions and financial market disruptions in Chile

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This chapter was published in: Luis Felipe Céspedes & Roberto Chang & Diego Saravia (ed.) Monetary Policy under Financial Turbulence, , chapter 04, pages 059-104, 2011.
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