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Responding to financial crisis: Better off without the IMF? The case of Jamaica
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IDPM, University of Manchester
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2002
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Finance and development working paper
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38
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Earlier version entitled 'Responding to financial crisis: The case of Jamaica'presented at Development and Business Finance:Policy and Experience in Developing Countries Conference also published in World Development Volume 30, no 11, November 2002 pages 1933-1950
Abstract
The adverse economic and social effects of the financial crises have afflicted many developing countries in recent years, have highlighted the need to develop a policy response which addresses the vulnerability of financial systems to systemic instability and crisis. The paper examines the experience of Jamaica, a country which sucessfully managed a financial sector crisis during the 1990s, without the assistance or involvement of the IMF. Lessons are drawn from the Jamaica case study for the reform of IMF support to developing countries in managing financial sector instability and crisis.....
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