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JPD 1995 Vol. XXII No. 1-b: Managing Surges in Capital Inflows: The Philippine Case

The Philippines is one of the countries in Southeast Asia that has experienced massive capital inflows. Being a latecomer in this arena, it can avoid the undesirable effects of these inflows by drawing lessons from the experiences of Latin American and other Asian countries. This paper provides a background and characteristics of capital inflows to developing countries and discusses the issues associated with it. Analysis shows that full sterilization deprives the country of higher investment and growth associated with foreign exchange inflows. This article has been published as a 1994 PIDS discussion paper.

Philippine Institute for Development Studies
Authors Keywords
Lamberte, Mario B.; competition policy; sterilization; capital flows; capital account; Foreign direct investment (FDI);
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Published in 1995 and available in the PIDS Library or Downloaded 1,019 times since November 25, 2011
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