Industrial Country Policies

Jeffrey A. Frankel, Nouriel Roubini, Mervyn King, Robert Rubin and George Soros

in Economic and Financial Crises in Emerging Market Economies

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print February 2003 | ISBN: 9780226241098
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226241104 | DOI:
Industrial Country Policies

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This chapter examines the impact of the financial policies of industrial countries on the financial crises in emerging market economies. It analyzes the macroeconomic policies of the Group of Seven (G7) countries and the role of the G7 and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the management of international crises. This chapter identifies macroeconomic variables in industrialized countries that have major short-term impact on developing countries including growth rates, real interest rates and exchange rates.

Keywords: financial policies; industrial countries; financial crises; emerging market economies; G7; International Monetary Fund; growth rates; real interest rates; exchange rates; macroeconomic policies

Chapter.  69753 words. 

Subjects: International Economics

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