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Global Shocks and Asian Absorbers: Some hypotheses and their Implications

Synopsis:

As we look back on the global financial crisis of 2008-09, a striking feature of it is how the Asian economies performed as it unfolded. While growth was certainly impacted, the speed with which the region’s economies recovered surprised many. The idea of Asian ‘decoupling’, which was subject to serious criticism in the heat of the crisis, has apparently regained some credibility. The factors contributing to Asian resilience will be an important topic of research in the coming years. Some initial hypotheses and their policy implications are explored in this talk.

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Speaker(s):

Dr. Subir Gokarn, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India

Date:
Monday, 07 June 2010
Time:
5.15 p.m. - 6.30 p.m.
Venue:

Seminar Room 3-1
Level 3, Manasseh Meyer
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
469C Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259772

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