Impact of Current Financial Crisis Research Proposal
Impact of Current Financial Crisis
Background of the Study
Most of the industries around the world admitted that they already felt the global economic and financial crisis. The adverse effect of the crisis is first felt in the trading industry and can turn into worse because of the macroeconomic balances. Following this effect is the relative and significant pressure on the market because of the inflation (ADB, 2008). Due to these different factors, many policy makers and marketers believe that there is still a way to market a certain property even if there is a great impact on financial crisis. In most of the developed economies, it is very obvious that the economic activities and performances has a possibility to collapse due to the commodity prices, liquidity, and worst is the loss of confidence both in the market and in the industrial leaders (ADB, 2008; Protiviti Inc., 2008). Accordingly, there are many projects established in the market to promote the efficiency and foster the development. Still, there are current questions that emerging in the world economy. The developing countries are not exceptional in the impact of the financial challenges and therefore, pushed the policymakers to limit the trading activities and invite more investors. But this is an impossible action. However, the countries view their different positions in the economy to manage well the external liabilities and incorporate the monetary policies in a more decisive function and formulate a robust result out of it. Banks are the first institution that will feel the meltdown of the financial elements due to the global crisis, but because of the other players that keep the engine of the economy going, the support to have a stable economy is very clear (Keat, 2009).
Statement of the Problems
There are two problems identified in the background of the study
1. What are the impacts of financial crisis in developing countries?
2. What are the impacts of financial crisis in the financial institutions in current times?
Research Aim and Objectives
The main aim of the study is to investigate the impact of current financial crisis. In order to facilitate the investigation, there are objectives that need to be considered. First is to determine the effects of financial crisis among the developing countries. Second is to compare the effects of financial crises in between the developing countries and developed countries. Third is to identify the strategies that imposed by the financial institutions to suppress the crises. Fourth is to measure the effectiveness of the strategies if implemented in the developing countries.
In relation to the study, there are four questions:
1. What are the effects of financial crises among the developing countries?
2. What are the differences and similarities of financial crises between the model developed and developing countries?
3. What are the strategies that are used to curb the financial crises?
4. How effective are the identified strategies if implemented among the developing countries?
Conceptual and Theoretical Framework
The concept of the study is based on the strategies and challenges delivered from the financial crises and the related impacts. In addition, the theories of financial challenges like prices, stock exchange, and liquidity are also measured. Within this framework, the role of financial intermediaries and debt obligations of the financial institutions can be part of the investigation.
Significance of the Study
The importance of the study is to identify the competition, innovations, and policies done by the financial institutions among the participating countries. With the help of comparing the developed and developing countries, the specific strategies are identified in which the developing countries can apply in their financial institutions.
Scope and Limitation
The scope of the study is through comparing one specific developing and developed countries and evaluates the policies. In addition, the related impacts are also measured during the current financial crises. On the other hand, the limitation is identified through the determination of the perception of the business leaders, because the study is more focus on the financial institutions and their actions in reducing the negative impacts of financial crises.
ADB, (2008) South Asia Forum on the Impact of Global Economic and Financial Crisis, Asian Development Bank [Online] Available at: http://www.adb.org/Documents/TARs/REG/42502-REG-TAR.pdf [Accessed 14 October 2010].
Keat, HS., (2009) Heng Swee Keat: The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Asia, International Institute of Finance (IIF) Asia Regional Economic Forum [Online] Available at: http://www.bis.org/review/r090317e.pdf [Accessed 14 October 2010].
Protiviti Inc., (2008) Global Financial Crisis Bulletin - The Current Financial Crisis: Frequently Asked Questions [Online] Available at: http://www.protiviti.jp/downloads/bulletin/GlobalFinancialCrisis_BulletinFAQ_E20081113.pdf [Accessed 14 October 2010].
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