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Financial market contagion: selective review of reviews

Neha Seth and Monica Sighania

Qualitative Research in Financial Markets, 2017, vol. 9, issue 4, 391-408

Abstract: Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to review and organize the status of research already conducted on financial market contagion so as to provide easy access to future researchers. Additional objective of the study is to classify the available literature and provide a complete bibliography on the subject and analyze the findings of the studies considered for review. Design/methodology/approach - A number of resources were looked at to review the past literature and out of hundreds of papers, 104 research papers form the sample for the present study. These 104 research papers are further classified on the basis of various variables so as to know the status of research done on the topic. Findings - This paper classifies the past research done on financial market contagion and found that the research work in this field has increased significantly during recent times, particularly between 2011 and 2015. Apart from the above finding, many other findings were revealed by the studies used for this paper. Practical implications - This paper presents the concise view of available literature. It helps the future researchers with the same research interest. This is the major implication of such literature review paper. Originality/value - This paper provides collection, classification and comprehensive bibliography on financial market contagion. This paper is surely going to be of great value for academicians, practitioners and future researchers who study the existing research work as well as for conducting future research in the same subject.

Keywords: Stock markets; Literature review; Econometric tools; Financial contagion; International financial contagion; G10; G15 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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