Prevention And Crisis Management: Lessons For Asia From The 2008 Crisis, 1st Edition

  • Published By: World Scientific Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 9814374148
  • ISBN-13: 9789814374149
  • DDC: 338.543095
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 304 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Four years have passed since the onset of the 2008 global crisis, and although some believe that there may be a second down draft soon, attention has shifted from crisis narration to assessing lessons essential for preventing or managing recurrences. The exercise is worthy, but there is always the danger of preparing for the last war when the next attack takes another form. Prevention and Crisis Management addresses this problem by highlighting the future threat to Asia from a broader perspective that takes account of the Japanese and Asian financial crises during the 1990s as well as the global crisis of 2008. The enlarged framework turns out to be illuminating for two distinct reasons. First, it reveals that Asian crises take many diverse forms, and second, the solutions devised to date have only been locally and not universally effective. Policymakers are accordingly advised to always plan for the element of surprise

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
1: Crises 1990–2010.
2: Asian Currency and Financial Crises in the 1990s.
3: The 2008 – 2009 Global Crisis.
4: Crisis in Transitioning Countries.
6: Global Default.
7: Prevention.
8: Prevention and Counter-Measures.
9: Threats and Deterrents.
10: Global Imbalances.
11: Chinese Protectionism.
12: China's Economic Future.
13: Optimal Asian Dollar Surplus.
14: Toward an East Asian Economic Community Yun Chen and Ken Morita.
15: Asian Union.
16: Buddhist Crisis Prevention and Management Teerana Bhongmakapat.