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Capital Controls In Emerging Economies

1st Edition

By Christine P Ries,Richard J Swe, Richard J Sweeney


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As a growing number of nations usher in market economies, policymakers must grapple with key decisions regarding capital controls and capital account liberalization. In this ambitious volume, distinguished economists evaluate these choices within the context of economic efficiency, economic structure, and political consequences in an increasingly g

Table of Contents

Introduction and Overview, 1 Orthodoxy Is Right: Liberalize the Capital Account Last, 2 Reality and the Logic of Capital Flow Liberalization, 3 Preconditions for Liberalization of Capital Flows: A Review and Interpretation, 4 The Information Costs of Capital Controls, 5 Currency Convertibility, Policy Credibility and Capital Flight in Poland and the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic, 6 Capital Controls and Corporate Investment Behaviour, 7 Capital Account Liberalization and Policy Incentives: An Endogenous Policy View, 8 A Payments Mechanism for the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union

About the Authors

Christine P. Ries is professor of economics and chair of the School of Economics, Ivan Allen College, Georgia Institute of Technology. Richard J. Sweeney is Sullivan ean Professor of International Finance at Georgetown School of Business, Georgetown University.

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