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Private Sector Involvement and International Financial Crises: An Analytical Perspective

Michael Chui and Prasanna Gai

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199267750
eISBN:
9780191602504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267758.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book offers an analytical perspective on the policy debate on the design and reform of the international financial architecture. It stresses the role played by coordination problems in the ... More


Challenging Health Economics

Gavin Mooney

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199235971
eISBN:
9780191717086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235971.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book mounts a critique of current health economics and provides a new way of looking at the economics of health and health care. It argues that health economics has been too dominated by the ... More


Sovereign Debt at the Crossroads: Challenges and Proposals for Resolving the Third World Debt Crisis

Chris Jochnick and Fraser A. Preston (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195168006
eISBN:
9780199783458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168003.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Recent world events have created a compelling need for new perspectives and realistic solutions to the problem of sovereign debt. The success of the Jubilee 2000 movement in raising public awareness ... More


Dealing Comprehensively, and Justly, with Sovereign Debt

Jack Boorman

in Sovereign Debt at the Crossroads: Challenges and Proposals for Resolving the Third World Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195168006
eISBN:
9780199783458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168003.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses ideas for resolving debt crises. It argues that a narrow focus on debt relief in HIPCs is insufficient and that the activist community and lenders must look to finding broader ... More


The IMF's SDRM—Simply Disastrous Rescheduling Management?

Kunibert Raffer

in Sovereign Debt at the Crossroads: Challenges and Proposals for Resolving the Third World Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195168006
eISBN:
9780199783458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168003.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that that the IMF's sovereign debt restructuring mechanism (SDRM) is misguided in several ways. Most importantly, the SDRM proposal leaves the IMF itself in the position of having ... More


Creditor Initiatives in the 1980s and 1990s

David Roodman

in Sovereign Debt at the Crossroads: Challenges and Proposals for Resolving the Third World Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195168006
eISBN:
9780199783458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168003.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents an overview of the sovereign-debt initiatives from the last twenty-five years. It examines the programs devised by creditors, namely the World Bank and IMF, during the 1980s and ... More


Conclusion: The Islamization Period in the Balance

Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr

in The Islamic Leviathan: Islam and the making of State Power.

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144260
eISBN:
9780199833931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144260.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why did only Malaysia and Pakistan adopt state‐led Islamization as a strategy for expansion of state power? How did this strategy serve their interests? What was the impact of this strategy on these ... More


Order, Justice, the IMF, and the World Bank

Ngaire Woods

in Order and Justice in International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251209
eISBN:
9780191599293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251207.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Woods's chapter focuses primarily on procedural justice within the international financial institutions. She argues that the procedures adopted by these institutions are central to the debate about ... More


The United States and the International Financial Institutions: Power and Influence Within the World Bank and the IMF

Ngaire Woods

in US Hegemony and International Organizations: The United States and Multilateral Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199261437
eISBN:
9780191599309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261431.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Examines the role of the US in international financial institutions with particular reference to the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Describes the extraordinary influence of the ... More


The Impact of External Economic Factors: The Role of the IMF

Susan Senior Nello

in Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe Volume 2: International and Transnational Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244096
eISBN:
9780191600371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924409X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Examines the external economic influences that have affected democratic consolidation. The analysis concentrates on the role played by external economic actors, taking as a case study the IMF and a ... More


Finance, Development, and the IMF

James M. Boughton and Domenico Lombardi (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199239863
eISBN:
9780191716805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239863.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book provides an assessment of the role of the International Monetary Fund in poor countries. In recent years, a large portion of the work of the IMF has focused on the economies of low-income ... More


New Sources of Development Finance

A. B. Atkinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As their Millennium Development Goals, world leaders have pledged by 2015 to halve the number of people living in extreme poverty and hunger, to achieve universal primary education, to reduce child ... More


A Re-evaluation of the IMF Reform Program: Wrong Diagnosis and Wrong Prescription 1

Yung Chul Park

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The IMF reform programs for the crisis countries did not have a well-defined roadmap to guide the formulation and implementation of stabilization policies, financial and corporate restructuring, and ... More


Decline to Fall: The Making of British Macro-economic Policy and the 1976 IMF Crisis

Douglas Wass

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534746
eISBN:
9780191715884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534746.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book gives an account of a crucially important episode in the post-War political history of the UK — the financial crisis of 1976 when the British Government had to seek large credit from the ... More


Ensemble Acting in the G20 and the IMF

Dermot Hodson

in Governing the Euro Area in Good Times and Bad

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199572502
eISBN:
9780191728860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572502.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, European Union

This chapter revisits claims about the euro area’s fragmented system of external relations in the light of the global financial crisis. In the case of the G20, it finds that European Union member ... More


The global politics of poverty reduction

Paul Mosley

in The Politics of Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692125
eISBN:
9780191739286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692125.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Especially in poorer countries and regions, international financial institutions (multilateral, bilateral, and increasingly international NGOs) have been important in financing the implementation of ... More


Argentina

Jean Grugel and Pia Riggirozzi

in The Politics of Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692125
eISBN:
9780191739286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692125.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Amongst the several cases reported in this volume of an elite rocked by a crisis, looking to poor groups for support and thereby shifting policy in a pro-poor direction, Argentina is one of the most ... More


Proposing IMF Reforms for Low‐Income Countries

Bessma Momani

in Finance, Development, and the IMF

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199239863
eISBN:
9780191716805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239863.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter surveys recent IMF reform proposals emanating from academia, policy networks, think-tanks, member states, and even within the IMF. It argues that these IMF reform proposals are overly ... More


Rethinking the Governance of the International Monetary Fund

Abbas Mirakhor and Iqbal Zaidi

in Finance, Development, and the IMF

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199239863
eISBN:
9780191716805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239863.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter attempts to set out the principal issues that need to be resolved in formulating a proposal for quotas and voice reform in the IMF that could command broad support. Following John Rawls, ... More


Open Issues

Michael Chui and Prasanna Gai

in Private Sector Involvement and International Financial Crises: An Analytical Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199267750
eISBN:
9780191602504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267758.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Explores the circumstances under which the imposition of statutory debt restructuring mechanisms and/or debt standstills can trigger a ‘rush for the exits’ by creditors. Given the possibility of such ... More


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