Introduction: Important Lessons from Some Major Exchange Rate Systems and Monetary Experiences in Asia
EXCHANGE RATE SYSTEMS AND POLICIES IN ASIA, Paul S. L. Yip ed., World Scientific Publishing Co, November 2008
15 Pages Posted: 11 Sep 2009
Date Written: November 5, 2008
This important book comprises insightful papers on lessons learned from some major exchange rate and monetary experiences in Asia, exchange rate crisis management in Asia and choice of exchange rate systems in Asia. Originally published in the Singapore Economic Review, Vol. 52, No. 3, 2007, it deals primarily with the exchange rate systems and policies in the three largest economies in Asia: China, Japan and India. It also contains a paper on Singapore's exchange rate system, whose success could make it a role model for other small open economies. Notable contributors include Ronald McKinnon and John Williamson, among others. The editor is the original designer of China's latest exchange rate system reform.
Keywords: Exchange Rate System, Exchange Rate Policy, Asian Financial Crisis, China, Japan, India, Singapore, Monetary Policy, China Exchange Rate Reform
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