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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


Economic Recovery, Rapid Growth, and Industrial Policy

JAMES E. VESTAL

in Planning for Change: Industrial Policy and Japanese Economic Development, 1945–1990

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290278
eISBN:
9780191684814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290278.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter presents an overview of the first three decades of Japan's post-war development. Japan's remarkably rapid growth between 1945 and 1973 occurred simultaneously with the widespread use of ... More


Toward the Tripartite Agreement

Barry Eichengreen

in Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

By 1934, it was impossible to ignore the contrast between the persistence of depression in gold standard countries and the acceleration of recovery in the rest of the world; the continued allegiance ... More


The Diplomacy of the Depression: The Triumph of Economic Nationalismç

Lord Bullock and William Deakin

in The Lights that Failed: European International History 1919-1933

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221142
eISBN:
9780191678417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221142.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The years between 1929 and 1933 represent the hinge connecting the two decades of the inter-war period, the decade of reconstruction and the decade of disintegration. A time of great fluidity and ... More


Recovery and Rearmament, 1931–1939

G. C. Peden

in The Treasury and British Public Policy, 1906–1959

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207078
eISBN:
9780191677472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207078.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

The Treasury had to respond to severe challenges in the 1930s: first, an international depression of unprecedented severity, and then a world drift to the Second World War. There was innovation in ... More


Tentative Adjustments

Barry Eichengreen

in Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter traces the consequences of the disintegration of the gold standard system, contrasting economic recovery in countries that jettisoned gold with continued depression in countries that ... More


Recessions and Recoveries in Asia: What Can the Past Teach Us about the Present

Souvik Gupta and Jacques Miniane

in The Global Financial Crisis and Asia: Implications and Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660957
eISBN:
9780191748981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660957.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter examines past recessions and recoveries in Asia in order to shed light on these issues. Key findings suggest that recoveries in Asia have typically been weak because they were driven by ... More


The Buildup of the Crisis

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:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The Asian crisis occurred due to massive foreign investments in East Asia which created strong inflationary pressures, overvalued currencies, and growing current account deficits. An examination of ... More


Mexico: Trade and Financial Liberalization With Volatile Capital Inflows: Macroeconomic Consequences and Social Impacts During the 1990s

Jaime Ros and Nora Lustig

in External Liberalization, Economic Performance and Social Policy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195145465
eISBN:
9780199783960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145465.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

By the mid‐1980s, the Mexican economy was still suffering the consequences of the 1982 debt crisis, and these were compounded by the difficulties created by the collapse of oil prices in early 1986, ... More


Issues and Mechanisms

MARK MAZOWER

in Greece and the Inter-War Economic Crisis

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202059
eISBN:
9780191675126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202059.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This chapter first sets out the purpose of this book, which is to examine the period from 1929 to 1932 that constituted a watershed for Greece. It examines what happened when, as a consequence of the ... More


Recovery and the State

MARK MAZOWER

in Greece and the Inter-War Economic Crisis

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202059
eISBN:
9780191675126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202059.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This chapter charts the dimensions of Greece's economic recovery, its limitations, and the tensions it created. Import-substitution benefited both agriculture and industry, but had rather different ... More


The End of the Beginning

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

An account and analysis is given of the largely unanticipated decline of the US high‐yield market in 1989 and 1990, and its subsequent rallying in 1991 and 1992. Structural and cyclical factors ... More


Labour Markets in Recession and Recovery: The UK and the USA in the 1920s and 1930s

Timothy J. Hatton and Mark Thomas

in The Great Depression of the 1930s: Lessons for Today

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199663187
eISBN:
9780191749216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663187.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the labour market experience of the UK and US in the recessions of the early 1920s and early 1930s and the subsequent recoveries. Compared with 2008–09, these were deep ... More


Stabilization and Peacebuilding: Difficult Tasks, October 1994-December 1997

David Malone

in Decision-Making in the UN Security Council: The Case of Haiti, 1990-1997

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294832
eISBN:
9780191685071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294832.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides an overview of the main developments in Haiti relevant to the UN's involvement in its affairs from October 1994 until the end of 1997, when the UN peacekeeping force there was ... More


Global Recovery Prospects: North America And Eu Rope, Asia, And South America

Padma Desai

in From Financial Crisis to Global Recovery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157865
eISBN:
9780231527743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157865.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the prospects for economic recovery of North and South America, Europe, and Asia in 2010. The North American economy recorded positive real gross domestic product (GDP) growth ... More


Evidence on the Efficacy of Industrial Policy During the High-Growth Period

JAMES E. VESTAL

in Planning for Change: Industrial Policy and Japanese Economic Development, 1945–1990

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290278
eISBN:
9780191684814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290278.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter correlates policy measures with the economic criteria which must have been fulfilled in order for industrial policy to have positively affected Japan's economic recovery and growth. If ... More


Competition, Expansion, and the Enterprise Culture

Richard Coopey

in 3i Fifty Years Investing in Industry

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289449
eISBN:
9780191684708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289449.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The swings between recession and recovery in the British economy directly affected both 3i and its customers, creating cycles of expansion and retrenchment. In addition to generating these market ... More


Where to from Here?

Josh Bivens and Lawrence Mishel

in Failure by Design: The Story behind America's Broken Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450150
eISBN:
9780801460654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450150.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This concluding chapter offers some solutions that can ensure the slow (but assured) recovery of the American economy. It argues that today's policy-making elite are severely underestimating the ... More


Green Financing After the Global Financial Crisis

Perry Sadorsky

in Learning From the Global Financial Crisis: Creatively, Reliably, and Sustainably

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770095
eISBN:
9780804778640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770095.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses green financing, arguing that this type of financing is increasingly necessary for the world economy to move toward sustainability. It examines four economic recovery ... More


A Moribund Economy Quickened, 1950–64 *

Pulapre Balakrishnan

in Economic Growth in India: History and Prospect

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065470
eISBN:
9780199080090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065470.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the economic growth in India for the period 1950–64. It concludes that the public policy pursued in the Nehru era contributed to economic recovery after half a century of ... More


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