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Introduction

Ito Takatoshi and Rose Andrew K.

in Financial Sector Development in the Pacific Rim

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print April 2009 | ISBN: 9780226386843
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226386867 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226386867.003.0010
Introduction

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This volume is a collection of papers that were presented at the eighteenth annual East Asia Seminar on Economics (EASE), held at Singapore Management University from June 22 to 24, 2007. The conference was organized around the theme of financial sector development in the Asia-Pacific region. This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the recent changes in Asia's financial sectors, especially in banking and stock markets, since the Asian currency crisis of 1997 to 1998. An overview of the subsequent chapters is then presented.

Keywords: East Asia Seminar on Economics; financial sector development; Asia-Pacific region; banking; stock markets; Asian currency crisis

Chapter.  3986 words. 

Subjects: Business and Management

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