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By Barry Eichengreen and Peter H. Lindert. Their book conveys a lesson and a warning. Lenders and borrowers behave predictably in ways that produce periodic debt crises remarkably similar in origin and outcome

By Barry Eichengreen and Peter H. Lenders and borrowers behave predictably in ways that produce periodic debt crises remarkably similar in origin and outcome. New names have been given to old ways of muddling through but not much else was new in the 1980s. Readers of this history are not likely to repeat it.

Barry Eichengreen is George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science at the . Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. Peter H. Lindert is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Davis.

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Start by marking The International Debt Crisis in Historical Perspective as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Barry Eichengreen is the George C. Pardee Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has taught since 1987.

The debt crisis of the 1980s is the most traumatic economic event in Latin . in Historical Perspective (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press).

The debt crisis of the 1980s is the most traumatic economic event in Latin America’s economic history. Eichengreen, B. and Portes, R. (1989) After the Deluge: Default, Negotiation, and Readjustment during the Interwar Years, in B. Eichengreen and . Lindert (eds), The International Debt Crisis in Historical Perspective (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press). Jorgensen, E. and Sachs, J. (1989) Default and Renegotation of Latin American Foreign Bonds in the Interwar Period, in B.

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Eichengreen and Lindert bring together original studies that assess the historical record to see what lessons can be learned for resolving today's crisis. This stimulating volume shows the value of the historical perspective for policymakers, lenders, and borrowers when appraising foreign investment possibilities, dangers, and pitfalls. The future is not always like the past, but resembles it often enough for the past to be a relevant consideration.

This anatomy of financial crises shows that the debt crisis of the 1980s is not unprecedented and was even forecast by many Eichengreen and Lindert, bring together original studies that assess the historical record to see what lessons can be learned for resolving today's crisis. The questions addressed are central to any informed discussion of the current debt crisis. Are periods of enthusiastic international lending commonly followed by default and market collapse? If so, why?

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The International Debt Crisis In Historical Perspective.

After disparaging economic history for a generation or more, economists are beginning to look to it for help in understanding current problems. The International Debt Crisis In Historical Perspective.

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This anatomy of financial crises shows that the worldwide debt crisis of the 1980s was not unprecedented and was even forecast by many. Eichengreen and Lindert bring together original studies that assess the historical record to see what lessons can be learned for resolving today's crisis. "Me International Debt Crisis in Historical Perspective] demonstrates effectively how the historical perspective can help us understand the nature of international debt crises with particular recurring features such as reckless borrowing, excessive optimism of lenders, and the failure to recognize the time dimension in economic development. . . This stimulating volume shows the value of the historical perspective for policymakers, lenders, and borrowers when appraising foreign investment possibilities, dangers, and pitfalls. The future is not always like the past, but resembles it often enough for the past to be a relevant consideration." - A. G. Ford, Economic History Review
The International Debt Crisis in Historical Perspective (MIT Press) download epub
Economics
Author: Barry Eichengreen,Peter H. Lindert
ISBN: 0262550229
Category: Business & Money
Subcategory: Economics
Language: English
Publisher: The MIT Press (October 8, 1992)
Pages: 294 pages