During the Asian crisis, the currencies of many Asian countries declined even though their governments attempted to intervene with direct intervention or by raising interest rates. Given that the abrupt depreciation of the currencies was attributed to an abrupt outflow of funds in the financial markets, what alternative action by Asian governments might have been more successful in preventing a substantial decline in the currencies' values? Are there any possible adverse effects of your proposed solution?
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