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Instability and Volatility of Capital Flows to Developing Countries

Alberto Gabriele, Korkut Boratav and Ashok Parikh
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Korkut Boratav: University of Ankara, Turkey
Ashok Parikh: University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Chapter 10 in Trade Liberalisation:Impact on Growth and Trade in Developing Countries, 2007, pp 273-305 from World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd.

Abstract: AbstractThe following sections are included:IntroductionThe Controversy on External Financial LiberalisationTrends in Capital Flows to Developing CountriesInstability and Volatility of Total Capital Flows and Their ComponentsShort-Term Arbitrage-Seeking Capital MovementsInstability, Volatility Indicators and Granger Causality Analysis on Short-Term Inflows and OutflowsBivariate granger causality tests performed on short-term inflows and outflows using IMF dataInflowsOutflowsPolicy Options to Deal with Capital Flows VolatilitySummary and ConclusionsReferences

Keywords: Liberalisation; Trade Balance; Tariffs Relaxation; Developing Countries; Terms of Trade; Financial Volatility; Asia; Africa; Latin America (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C01 F13 F40 O24 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2007
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