International Capital Movements, Financial Volatility and Financial Instability
38 Pages Posted: 15 Sep 2000 Last revised: 18 Jun 2018
Date Written: August 1999
This lecture outlines an asymmetric information theory of financial instability which describes the fundamental forces which harm both the financial sector and economic activity. This asymmetric information framework is then used to demonstrate that although international capital movements and financial volatility can play a role in destabilizing the economy is frequently overstated.
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