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External Finance, Sudden Stops, and Financial Crisis: What is Different This Time?
Author/Editor: D. Filiz Unsal, Gülçin Özkan
Release Date: © July, 2010
ISBN : 978-1-45520-141-9
Stock #: WPIEA2010158
Stock Status: Available
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This paper develops a two-country DSGE model to investigate the transmission of a global financial crisis to a small open economy. We find that economies hit by a sudden stop arising from financial distress in the global economy are likely to face a more prolonged crisis than sudden stop episodes of domestic origin. Moreover, in contrast to the existing literature, our results suggest that the greater a country's trade integration with the rest of the world, the greater the response of its macroeconomic aggregates to a sudden stop of capital flows.
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