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Malaysian capital controls

Ron Hood

Malaysian capital controls

by Ron Hood

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Published by World Bank, East Asia and Pacific Region, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Sector Unit in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malaysia.
    • Subjects:
    • Capital movements -- Government policy -- Malaysia.,
    • Financial crises -- Malaysia.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRon Hood.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 2536, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 2536.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3669263M
      LC Control Number2002616092

      The fact that Korea and Thailand recovered in parallel has been interpreted as suggesting that capital controls did not play a significant role in facilitating Malaysia’s rebound. However, the financial crisis was deepening in Malaysia in the summer of , while it had significantly eased up in Korea and Thailand. Ethan Kaplan, Dani Rodrik. Malaysia recovered from the Asian financial crisis swiftly after the imposition of capital controls in September The fact that Korea and Thailand recovered in parallel has been interpreted as suggesting that capital controls did not play a Cited by:

      This chapter assesses the Malaysia's experience with capital controls in – There is no evidence suggesting that the imposition of the controls had negative macroeconomic effects. Additionally, there is no data indicating that capital controls made a visible difference in Malaysia's recovery process. The market interpreted the policies of July to August as squeezing. Malaysian Capital Controls Late in the Asian crisis, Malaysian authorities implemented controls on Ron Hood international capital flows, providing insurance against the consequences of possible further disturbances and creating a breathing space for essential reforms. Both the benefits from and the costs of the controls have been modest. The.

      Downloadable! Malaysia recovered from the Asian financial crisis swiftly after the imposition of capital controls in September The fact that Korea and Thailand recovered in parallel has been interpreted as suggesting that capital controls did not play a significant role in facilitating Malaysia's rebound. However, the financial crisis was deepening in Malaysia in the summer of   - On September 1, Malaysia enforced capital controls to shield its economy from currency speculators in the wake of the Asian financial crisis. - Malaysia pegged the ringgit at per U.S. dollar and curbed import and export of the currency.


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Malaysian capital controls by Ron Hood Download PDF EPUB FB2

When the economy recovered strongly in andMalaysian leaders claimed that their policies, including the capital controls so widely criticised at that time, were in fact responsible for recovery. This book sets the record straight: refuting both sets of claims, and bringing a refreshing new perspective on the crisis and its by: In the light of the Malaysian experience during the Asian financial crisis, this book examines the Malaysian capital controls book of international capital mobility in making countries susceptible to financial crises and the use of capital controls as a crisis management : Premachandra Athukoralge.

Download PDF Malaysian Capital Controls book full free. Malaysian Capital Controls available for download and read online in other formats. Malaysian capital controls. [Ron Hood] -- Late in the Asian crisis, Malaysian authorities implemented controls on international capital flows, providing insurance against the consequences of possible further disturbances and creating a.

This book sets the record straight, refuting both positions and presenting a fresh perspective on the crisis and its aftermath. Offering clear and concise arguments, it sheds new light on the Asian crisis and policy responses, with an emphasis on capital controls and corporate, bank, and debt restructuring exercises.

The analysis suggests that carefully designed temporary capital controls were successful in providing Malaysian policymakers a viable setting for aiding the recovery process through the standard Keynesian therapy.

Capital controls also assisted banking and corporate restructuring by facilitating Author: Prema-Chandra Athukorala.

Malaysian capital controls (English) Malaysian authorities implemented controls on international capital flows late in the Asian crisis, when most of the portfolio outflows had already occurred. The exchange rate had depreciated sharply and was fixed at an undervalued level, making further Cited by: however, in the aftermath of the Asian crisis, the role of capital controls is being reconsidered.

In this reassessment of capital controls, recent experience in Malaysia—which reimposed capital controls in September —has been central to the two main views on capital controls.

The more established view emphasizes by:   We analyze the capital controls imposed in Malaysia in September In macroeconomic terms, these controls neither yielded major benefits nor were costly.

At the same time, the stock market interpreted the capital controls (and associated events) as favoring firms with stronger political connections, and some connected firms reportedly received advantages immediately Cited by: Malaysian authorities implemented controls on international capital flows late in the Asian crisis, when most of the portfolio outflows had already occurred.

The exchange rate had depreciated sharply and was fixed at an undervalued level, making further capital flight unlikely. Today, however, capital controls are again being taken seriously. Malaysia reimposed capital controls in SeptemberChina and Chile maintain effective capital account restrictions, and there is debate regarding the value of free capital flows in a number of crisis Cited by: Malaysian capital controls.

Washington, DC: World Bank, East Asia and Pacific Region, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Sector Unit, [] (OCoLC) Capital control-based Policy Package • Strong, but narrowly focused capital controls • [Adjustable] Pegged exchange rate (RM per US$) • Expansionary fiscal and monetary policy • Banking and corporate restructuring The role of capital controls • Supporting the exchange rate peg and • Breaking the link between domestic and world.

Malaysian Capital Controls: Macroeconomics and Institutions. Share Page. Add to Favorites; Email; Download Citation; Get Citation Alert; Authors/Editors: Ron Hood. Request PDF | On Jan 1,Kok Fay Chin and others published Malaysian “Bail Outs”. Capital Controls, Restructuring and Recovery | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.

This book, to be officially released on Aug. 25, is the only comprehensive review of the extraordinary confrontation between the Government of Malaysia under the leadership of former Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

The prime focus of the book is on Malaysia's radical policy decision to pursue an independent recovery path, cut off from world markets by a system of capital control, as a viable alternative to the conventional market centred approach. As Malaysia's government responded to the financial crisis, the global financial community criticized its measures as bailouts for politically influential corporate interests.

When the economy recovered strongly in andMalaysian leaders claimed that their policies, including the capital controls so widely criticised at the time, were in fact responsible for recovery. Did the Malaysian Capital Controls Work.

Ethan Kaplan, Dani Rodrik. Chapter in NBER book Preventing Currency Crises in Emerging Markets (), Sebastian Edwards and Jeffrey A. Frankel, editors (p. - ) Conference held January Published in January Cited by:. 2 Malaysian Capital Controls. Introduction. The trend in the recent past has been towards liberalization of capital markets motivated by a desire for economic efficiency: the free cross border flow of capital seeking the highest rate of return results in its most efficient use.

World Bank lauds Mahathir’s capital controls that ‘saved’ Malaysia. IN a rare splash of praise, the World Bank has profusely lauded the Mahathir Mohamad government for its brainiac moves in the aftermath of the Asian Financial Crisis or AFC.Rodrik D, Kaplan E.

Did the Malaysian Capital Controls Work?.