The East Asian Crisis
Papers from IDS Conference held July 1998
Happened in East Asia and What are its Meaning for Development?,
by Keith Bezanson, is the Chairman's Report of the East Asian Crisis conference
held at the Institute of Development Studies on July 13-14, 1998.
An analytical overview of the issues raised at the conference is available in: The East Asian Financial Crisis: A reflection on its Causes, Consequences and Policy Implications, by Stephany Griffith-Jones, with Jacques Cailloux and Stephan Pfaffenzeller, IDS Discussion Paper No 367. September 1998
The commissioned papers together with additional contributions to the two days are listed below - links are provided to full text versions (in PDF format) for many of these.
Raphael Kaplinsky - "If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!": The roots of the East Asian Crisis, Competition and Change, Vol.4, pp.1-30, 1999.
John Hawkins, Morris Goldstein - Genesis of East Asia's Financial TumultChristopher Huhne - After Asia: some lessons of the crisis
Matthew Martin -Currency Crises: Lessons from Low-Income Africa?
Adam Posen - Does American-Style Finance Compel American-Style Society?
Sunanda Sen - Asia 1997-98: An analysis of the Economic Turmoil
HJ. Witteveen - The volatility of private capital flows to the developing countries. Lessons from the Asian crisis.
This workshop was termed the Gordon White Memorial Workshop in recognition of his contribution over many years to the study of East Asian development, and as a memorial to his work and the inspiration he gave to many.
For more information on the Asian crisis, visit a summary of the research at IDS and the ELDIS guidewith links to a wide range of resources and full-text papers .
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