The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,166,437 members ⚫ 1,355,809 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Globalization, Politics, and Financial Turmoil

Asia's Banking Crisis

Globalization, Politics, and Financial Turmoil by Shanker Satyanath
Buy this eBook
US$ 25.00 US$ 22.50
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)
In a world where capital moves freely across national borders, developing countries have increasingly been subjected to devastating financial crises caused by the sudden withdrawal of foreign capital. How do such crises come about? This book focuses on a novel causal path: that of miscommunication. By examining the determinants of Asia's financial crisis of 1997–8, it demonstrates why developing democracies are exceptionally vulnerable to breakdowns in communication between financial officials and the chief executive and outlines the disastrous consequences of such breakdowns. The book offers a framework for predicting where chief executives are most likely to be ill informed about critical economic variables. It also considers those situations in which politicians are dependent on financial officials whom they cannot completely trust or in which multiple veto players damage the flow of information.
Cambridge University Press; December 2005
174 pages; ISBN 9780511138249
Read online, or download in secure PDF format
Title: Globalization, Politics, and Financial Turmoil
Author: Shanker Satyanath
 
ISBNs
0511138245
9780511138249
9780521854924