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Asian Crisis and the Exposure of Large United States Firms (ICPSR 1217) RSS

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A deep financial and economic crisis ravaged many Asian nations during 1997 and 1998. In this article, the authors examine the impact of the crisis on corporate risk for a subset of large United States firms that are included in the Standard & Poor (S&P) 100 stock market index. They find that the Asian crisis changed many of these firms' exposure to stock market movements -- that is, their "betas," or sensitivity to stock market risk. In particular, the extent of a firm's sales exposure to Asia appears to be an important link through which the crisis affected beta. This effect is amplified by greater financial leverage.

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Emmons, William R., and Frank A. Schmid. Asian Crisis and the Exposure of Large United States Firms . ICPSR01217-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000-05-02. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01217.v1

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Subject Terms:   corporations, economic conditions, economic crises, stock market conditions

Geographic Coverage:   Asia

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The files are 0001wed.zip, which unzips to the data files, and 0001wep.zip, which unzips to a program file.

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