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Affordable credit for low-income households

Sharon Collard

in Cash and care: Policy challenges in the welfare state

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348562
eISBN:
9781447301615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348562.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines the provision of credit to people on low incomes from the perspective of both the borrower and the lender. It then goes on to explore the size and nature of the potential market ... More


Alternative Financing Methods

JAMES MOORE

in International Finance: A Survey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199754656
eISBN:
9780199979462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754656.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a critical role in economic development in developing countries by furnishing needed goods and services to consumers, creating most employment ... More


Analytical Issues Arising

E. Philip Davis

in Debt, Financial Fragility, and Systemic Risk

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198233312
eISBN:
9780191596124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198233310.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides a selective summary of recent work in a number of areas relating to debt, fragility, and instability. First, four issues relating to bank debt are probed, namely real estate ... More


The Anglo-American Relationship and the Need for Historical Reinterpretation

Gavin J. Bailey

in The Arsenal of Democracy: Aircraft Supply and the Evolution of the Anglo-American Alliance, 1938-1942

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647477
eISBN:
9780748693801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647477.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter first examines the historical relationship between Britain and the United States. It discusses how American power eclipsed British power in the world stage by the end of the nineteenth ... More


Asset‐Related and Project Financing

Roy C. Smith and Ingo Walter

in Global Banking

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134360
eISBN:
9780199833009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134362.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

An important subclass of bank lending, designed to reduce lenders’ risk exposure, concerns the various types of lending that are geared to the value of assets underlying trade financing, ... More


At Last We Have Gotten Together

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Harry Hopkins's role as intermediary in the conference between Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill in August 1941 in Placentia Bay. It examines the issues relating to ... More


At the Root of the Bank's Policy Advice

in The Political Economy of the World Bank: The Early Years

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760652
eISBN:
9780804770798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760652.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the lending policy of the World Bank and the lending instruments it created for developing countries; discusses the Bank's rejection of Lauchlin Currie's loan application for ... More


Athens’s Manufacturers

Peter Acton

in Poiesis: Manufacturing in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199335930
eISBN:
9780190208981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335930.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter addresses manufacturing from the point of view of the participants. It identifies the types of people who took part, and what manufacturing offered them. For wealthy citizens it was one ... More


Bankers and Elections

Javier Santiso

in Banking on Democracy: Financial Markets and Elections in Emerging Countries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019002
eISBN:
9780262313704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019002.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The interactions between democratic transitions and financial markets are highlighted in this chapter, with a focus on whether bankers involved in corporate and sovereign lending operations prefer to ... More


Banking and Industrial Finance, 1850–1939

Cormac Ó Gráda

in Ireland: A New Economic History 1780–1939

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205982
eISBN:
9780191676895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205982.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Shortage of capital, particularly venture capital, was another common explanation for Ireland's industrial retardation. The argument stemmed in part from the allegedly high set-up costs of new ... More


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