Controlling Currency Mismatches in Emerging Markets

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This book addresses a vulnerability that has been present in virtually every major financial crisis in emerging markets over the past decade: currency mismatches. By "currency mismatch," the authors mean the sensitivity of an entity's net worth or net income to changes in the exchange rate. The authors note that the countries that have experienced the largest currency mismatches have typically been the ones that have suffered the largest output losses during crises. In addition, they explain how currency mismatches can ...

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Controlling Currency Mismatches in Emerging Markets
2003, The Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington

ISBN-13: 9780881323603


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