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Crises, Capital Controls, and Financial Integration

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  • Eduardo Yeyati
  • Sergio Schmukler
  • Neeltje Van Horen

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This paper analyzes the effects of capital controls and crises on financial integration, using stocks from emerging economies that trade in both domestic and international markets. The cross market premium provides a valuable measure of how capital controls and crises affect international financial integration. The paper shows that capital controls affect cross market premium in a sustainable way. Controls on capital inflows put downward pressure on domestic markets relative to international ones, generating a negative premium. The opposite happens in case of capital outflows. Crises affect financial integration by generating more volatility in the premium and putting more downward pressure on domestic prices. [ADBI WP no.121]

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  • Eduardo Yeyati & Sergio Schmukler & Neeltje Van Horen, 2009. "Crises, Capital Controls, and Financial Integration," Working Papers id:2099, eSocialSciences.
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    1. T.V.S. Ramamohan Rao, 2010. "Financial crisis, efficient bailouts, and regulatory policy," Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 3(2), pages 167-188.
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    3. Montecino, Juan Antonio, 2015. "Capital controls and the real exchange rate: Do controls promote disequilibria?," UMASS Amherst Economics Working Papers 2015-02, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Economics.
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    crises; capital controls; financial integration; cross market premium; cross country capital movement; capital controls on inflows; capital controls on outflows; stock market crises; capital market integration;

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    • C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes

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