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  • The Cause of the Asian Financial Crisis

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    that caused the Asian Financial Crisis in 1997. The review is made on 5 papers by 5 authors on the subject. Introduction The Asian Crisis of 1997 and 1998 affected many of the East Asian and South East Asian countries surprised many. This was due to the fact that in the early and mid-1990s these same countries were lauded as model economies with high Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Yet within a space of a few months in mid-1997, the currency crisis become a financial/economic crisis as many of these

  • 1997 Asian Financial Crisis

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    1997 Asian Financial Crisis Angelica M. Montefalcon 4FM2 I. Introduction For about twenty years, East-Asian countries were held up as economic idols. They were hailed as the ideal models for strong economic growth of developing countries because of their high savings and investment rates, autocratic political systems, export-oriented business, restricted domestic markets, government capital allocation, and controlled financial systems. They were even stories about “The East Asian

  • Effects of the Asian Financial Crisis on 1997

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    The financial crisis in many countries in Asia in 1997-1998 was an unexpected event. It was mainly because most of the Asian countries had been enjoying economic growth prior to the crisis. The crisis itself started with the devaluation of Thailand’s Baht in July 1997. The Thailand government decided to float its currency in order to defend the Baht against speculative attack, despite its fixed exchange rate system. This decision was apparently the beginning of the economic downturn of many Asian

  • 1997 Asian Financial Crisis and Hyundai Motor Corp

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    Hyundai Motor Company-Beijing Automotive Joint Venture Case Study [pic] Topics in Emerging Markets Prof. Mei April 9, 2003 Michael Cheng- mpc238@stern.nyu.edu Richard Lee- rl392@stern.nyu.edu Kevin Park- kgp203@stern.nyu.edu Table of Contents: Executive Summary: 3 Case Study: Introduction:

  • Impact of the Asian Financial Crisis in 1997 and Effect to Latin America

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    Impact of the Asian Financial Crisis in 1997 and effect to Latin America Name: Institution: Date: Abstract In 1997, the Asian Financial Crisis spread rapidly all over the Asia and affected almost all the economies in the world. Prior to the Asian Financial Crisis, the Asian countries such as Thailand, Malaysia, South Korea, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Singapore experienced a remarkable growth in the economy that was considered the highest in the world. These Asian economies increased by a notable

  • Impact Of The Asian Financial Crisis Of 1997 On The Region 's Development

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    Examine the impact of the Asian Financial Crisis of 1997 on the region’s development “Since World war II, development has been the most important term used to describe economic, social and political changes in what have come to be known as Third world countries” (Zhang, 2003). The Asian financial crisis of 1997 had a major impact on the regions development as it was the end of the East Asian economic miracle, a time that showed staggering economic growth throughout the Asia Pacific. However

  • The Asian Financial Crisis and Thailand: Catalyst for Change...or More of The Same?

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    Europe almost a century, the East Asian tigers (Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan) and the newly industrializing economies (Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand) accomplished in a matter of decades, which led many to believe in an East Asian miracle. However, in 1997 Thailand became the first country swept into an economic crisis that spread throughout the region within months. Why did Thailand unexpectedly fall into a rapid economic crisis and how has the crisis shaped the current political

  • 1997 Asian Financial Crisis

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    1997 Asian Financial Crisis Angelica M. Montefalcon 4FM2 I. Introduction For about twenty years, East-Asian countries were held up as economic idols. They were hailed as the ideal models for strong economic growth of developing countries because of their high savings and investment rates, autocratic political systems, export-oriented business, restricted domestic markets, government capital allocation, and controlled financial systems. They were even stories about “The East Asian Miracle"

  • The Asian Financial Crisis Of 1997

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    the “Asian Contagion” the East Asian financial crisis of 1997 marked a time in which multiple Asian countries fell into a recession as a result of financialization. Although the East Asian financial crisis affected over ten countries, Thailand’s economy is will first be primarily analyzed prior to the crash because it was the first economy to fall and essentially started the crisis. In retrospect, the complexity of the financial crisis has caused much debate on what actually started the crisis in

  • The Asian Financial Crisis Of 1997

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    Following the Asian financial crisis of 1997, the IMF bailout provided desperately needed funds to revive South Korea 's economy but came with a caveat of strict mandates. The aftermath left sectors of its economy eviscerated, patches of its society dissolved, and sent my family on a plane to the United States. What could have been an otherwise typical American dream narrative for me, however, evolved into a lifelong aspiration toward global affairs. Reaching for a graduate study program is the next

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