Regional Monitoring Of Capital Flows And Coordination Of Financial Regulation: Stakes And Options For Asia

The ongoing global economic crisis has punished Asian economies severely, despite the fact that its origins derive from outside the region. The global economic crisis was transmitted through real and financial channels, underscoring how vulnerable the region is to external shocks. This paper explores the microeconomic origins of the financial crisis and endeavors to ascertain how crises might be mitigated in the future through better regulation, supervision, and institution-building. Moreover, it makes the case for closer economic cooperation in order to internalize key externalities associated with modern global finance.

Provided by: Asian Development Bank Institute Topic: CXO Date Added: Feb 2010 Format: PDF

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