Barry Eichengreen

Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD)


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  • | Papers and Briefs | Economics Working Papers

    Exchange Rates and Insulation in Emerging Markets

    This paper presents data on how flexible exchange rate regimes insulate emerging markets from external shocks. The findings are based on a study about whether or not flexible exchange rates can protect emerging markets from external shocks.

  • | Papers and Briefs | Economics Working Papers

    The Landscape of Economic Growth: Do Middle-Income Countries Differ?

    The efficiency of the financial system is related to the growth rate in low- and middle-income countries, but appears to matter less as one moves up the income scale.

  • | Papers and Briefs | Economics Working Papers

    Deflation in Asia: Should the Dangers be Dismissed?

    The traditional view is that deflation can lead to a vicious cycle of falling demand and prices. However, another school of thought emphasizes the role of positive supply shocks and takes a more benign view.

  • | Papers and Briefs | Economics Working Papers

    When Fast Growing Economies Slow Down: International Evidence and Implications for the People's Republic of China

    This paper analyzes international historical evidence and finds that economic growth slows down when per capita income reaches $17,000. The People’s Republic of China could reach this income level as early as 2015.

  • | Papers and Briefs | Regional Economic Integration Working Papers

    Global Imbalances and the Asian Economies: Implications for Regional Cooperation

    Global imbalances and the trans-Pacific imbalance between the United States and Asia in particular loom over all discussions of the need for international policy coordination.

  • | Papers and Briefs | Economics Working Papers

    Capitalizing on Globalization

    The challenge for national economies in Asia and elsewhere is how to capitalize on the opportunities for growth and development afforded by globalization, while at the same time minimizing the risks.