Evolution and revolution in the Argentine banking system under convertibility

the roles of crises and path dependence by Lee J. Alston

Publisher: National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA

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Subjects:

  • Banks and banking -- Deregulation -- Argentina.,
  • Currency convertibility -- Argentina.,
  • Privatization -- Argentina.,
  • Financial crises -- Argentina.

Edition Notes

StatementLee J. Alston, Andrés A. Gallo.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 8008, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 8008.
ContributionsGallo, Andrés A., National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. :
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22410689M

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EVOLUTION AND REVOLUTION IN THE ARGENTINE BANKING SYSTEM UNDER CONVERTIBILITY: THE ROLES OF CRISES AND PATH DEPENDENCE Lee J. Alston Department of Economics and Political Science University of Illinois Research Associate, NBER Andrés Gallo Department of Economics University of Illinois Novem Evolution and Revolution in the Argentine Banking System under Convertibility: The Roles of Crises and Path Dependence Lee J.

Alston, Andres Gallo. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in November NBER Program(s):Children, International Finance and MacroeconomicsCited by: 6.

We provide an analytical narrative of the political and economic causes and consequences of institutional changes in the Argentine banking system. We devote most of our attention to the privatization of the provincial banks.

Our story differs from. [PDF] Evolution and Revolution in the Argentine Banking System Under Convertibility: The Roles of Crises and Path Dependence | Semantic Scholar We provide an analytical narrative of the political and economic causes and consequences of institutional changes in the Argentine banking system.

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[Lee J Alston; Andrés A Gallo; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. Downloadable. Evolution and revolution in the Argentine banking system under convertibility book provide an analytical narrative of the political and economic causes and consequences of institutional changes in the Argentine banking system.

We devote most of our attention to the privatization of the provincial banks. Our story differs from the prevailing wisdom in its stress on the key roles played by convertibility and an independent Central Bank rather than the.

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[Lee J Alston; Andres Gallo] -- We provide an analytical narrative of the political and economic causes and consequences of institutional changes in the Argentine banking system.

We devote most of our attention to the privatization. Alston, L. ve G. Andrés (), "Evolution and Revolution in the Argentine Banking System Under Convertibility: The Roles of Crises and Path Dependence.", NBER Working Paper No Evolution and Revolution in the Argentine Banking System under Convertibility: The Roles of Crises and Path Dependence By Lee J.

Alston and Andres Gallo Download PDF ( KB). Under the Convertibility Program Argentina's macroeconomic position has improved considerably. Inflation fell from a monthly rate of about 11% in March to % from onwards, and by the yearly inflation rate was 8%.

This paper deals with two banking crises that took place in Argentina in and in , when the economy was functioning under a fixed-exchange rate regime called Convertibility.

Argentina had a profound decline of GDP inthe Central Bank had a severe loss of currency reserves in the second half of and public debt had a strong increase until Between andunemployment grew more than 50% and poverty was duplicated.

Evolution and Revolution in the Argentine Banking System under Convertibility: The Roles of Crises and Path Dependence NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (8) Journal Articles TRADE POLICY AND PROTECTIONISM IN ARGENTINA Economic Affairs,32, (1), View citations (4) This evaluation will focus on the period from to earlycovering the time from the adoption of the convertibility regime to the immediate aftermath of its collapse.

2 The evaluation will review the evolution of the IMF's advice and internal views on key areas of Argentina's economic policy, identify how the IMF came to certain decisions at critical junctures in its relationship with. Evolution and Revolution in the Argentine Banking System Under Convertibility: The Roles of Crises and Path Dependence NBER Working Paper No.

w Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Nov Last Revised: 14 Sep   The last two papers, by Juan Matías De Lucchi and by Esteban Pérez Caldentey and Matías Vernengo, move away from the more purely historical analysis of central banking and discuss the limitations of orthodox policies, in particular the currency board option adopted by Argentina inunder the guise of the so-called Convertibility Plan.

The Argentine Currency Board pegged the Argentine peso to the U.S. dollar between and in an attempt to eliminate hyperinflation and stimulate economic it initially met with considerable success, the board's actions ultimately failed.

In contrast to what most people think, this peg actually did not exist, except only in the first years of the plan. BCRA means the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic. The BCRA offers neither banking nor financial services to the general public.

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De Nederlandsche Bank in Amsterdam on June, Comments by Juan José Pradelli and participants to the conference are gratefully acknowledged. 4 Growth, Instability and the Crisis of Convertibility in Argentina José María Fanelli1 The Argentine economy is currently undergoing the deepest and longest recessionary process in the post-war.

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Since independence from Spain inthe country has defaulted on its. Discover how the evolution of banking has changed the business model.

Find out how this system of money management developed into what we know today. “Evolution and Revolution in the Argentine Banking System under Convertibility: The Roles of Crises and Path Dependence”, with Lee Alston, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Working Paper w, Still, the level of bank utilization in Argentina remained relatively low, and bank intermediation represented only about 30% of the GDP — a much lower ratio than those of Chile, Mexico, or Brazil, for example.

Nevertheless, the banking system suffered a fatal flaw: it lent dollars and took deposits in Argentine pesos (nominally argendollars).By earlydeposits had reached $87, Evolution and Revolution in the Argentine Banking System under Convertibility: The Roles of Crises and Path Dependence Lee J.

Alston, Andres Gallo NBER Working Paper Japan Premium and Stock Prices: Two Mirrors of Japanese Banking Crises Takatoshi Ito, Kimie Harada NBER Working Paper Fear of Floating Guillermo A. Calvo, Carmen M. This pamphlet is adapted from Chapter 1 of Silent Revolution: The International Monetary Fund,by the same author.

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e-mail: [email protected] ABSTRACT. After de facto Independence from Spain in. Hsbc & Peso Crisis Argentina Argentina is currently in the midst of a recession that has lastednearly 4 years. After considerable help from the IMF in an attempt to control impending foreign debt, a mix of Argentina’s political and monetary policies has resulted in the instability of the Argentine economy and the suspension of payments leading to an uncontrollable build up of national debt.

This new legislation marked the final formal step in the reorganization of the rules governing Central Bank monetary and credit policy following the disastrous Convertibility Plan that tied the Argentine currency to the U.S.

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