Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

10-2011

Abstract

The damage wrecked by the bursting of asset bubbles can have a devastating impact on investors' fortunes. In the Internet bubble, some US$8 trillion of shareholder wealth was destroyed. What is even more pertinent, however, is how the popping of a bubble can create a financial crisis, impacting nations and their economies. As a result, understanding how to identify bubbles is an important first step in combating these speculative bubbles, with interested parties ranging from the academic and investment community to central bankers and policy makers.

Disciplines

Economic Theory | Income Distribution

Copyright Owner and Holder

Singapore Management University

Licece/Creative Commons Licence

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Additional URL

https://www.smu.edu.sg/perspectives/all

Subject(s)

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

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