Jenny Corbett

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Working paper

30 Jun 2015

While deeper financial integration is often considered conducive to the efficient allocation of resources and risk sharing, an increasingly important policy concern is whether it brings greater vulnerability to shocks. To address the latter concern, this paper uses a different approach to measuring financial integration,...


16 Mar 2012

On 11 March 2011 a magnitude 9 earthquake in the northern Pacific triggered a 40 metre-high tsunami that struck Japan’s Pacific coast, causing 16,000 deaths, the destruction of 125,000 buildings, and meltdowns in three reactors in the Fukushima Nuclear Power complex. The scale of this...

Working paper

30 Nov 2011

A case study of the Japanese bank recapitalization by Hoshi and Kashyap (2005) identified a bank that overstated the progress of required personnel downsizing by shifting employees to subsidiaries. This paper asks if the recapitalization program had a systematic flaw in design.

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15 Aug 2011

This policy brief details recent economic developments in four of Asia's largest economies - Japan, India, China and Indonesia - and assesses the implications of these changes for Australia.

Jenny Corbett looks at how economic frustrations led to political change in Japan and argues...

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