Financial Integration and Macrofinancial Linkages in Asia: Crises, Responses, and Policy Considerations

Publication | October 2020

This report reviews evidence of the macrofinancial linkages and feedback effects of financial distress in Asia. It proposes policy considerations and coordinated responses to enhance financial stability and resilience.

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The Asian financial landscape has become more interconnected over the past 2 decades. Previous financial crises have proven how volatility can transmit rapidly across an interconnected financial network. Moreover, empirical analyses have shown how it can reverberate across the macroeconomy. With a summary of lessons from past financial crises, this report also analyzes the impact of deeper financial integration on economic vulnerability.


  • Introduction
  • A Review of Past Crises
  • Macrofinancial Linkages and Financial Cycles
  • Evidence of Financial Interconnectedness and Economic Vulnerability in Asia
  • Policy Considerations

Additional Details

  • Economics
  • Finance sector development
  • Finance sector reform
  • Financial inclusion and microfinance
  • Financial markets and institutions
  • 52
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TCS200287-2
  • 978-92-9262-418-7 (print)
  • 978-92-9262-419-4 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9262-420-0 (ebook)

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