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Theory, Evidence, and Implications

Frédéric Docquier and Hillel Rapoport

in Brain Drain and Brain Gain: The Global Competition to Attract High-Skilled Migrants

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654826
eISBN:
9780191742095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654826.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

This chapter reviews the channels through which skilled emigration can affect the source countries. Recent literature suggests that remittances, return migration, diaspora externalities, and network ... More


Pension Funds in Developing Countries

E. Philip Davis

in Pension Funds: Retirement-Income Security and Capital Markets: An International Perspective

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198293040
eISBN:
9780191684944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293040.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Public and Welfare

While several economic issues are brought about by the various developments of pension funds, it is important to consider that issues similar to these also emerge for least developed countries ... More


Policy Issues

Frédéric Docquier and Hillel Rapoport

in Brain Drain and Brain Gain: The Global Competition to Attract High-Skilled Migrants

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654826
eISBN:
9780191742095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654826.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

This section evaluates the policy implications of the brain drain. It focuses on policies that specifically address the causes and consequences of the brain drain. In particular, it explores whether ... More


Pension Funds: Retirement-Income Security and Capital Markets: An International Perspective

E. Philip Davis

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198293040
eISBN:
9780191684944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293040.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Public and Welfare

Coping with the ageing of the population without major economic disruption is undoubtedly one of the major challenges facing the global economy and world financial markets both now and for the coming ... More


Multinational Enterprises in Less Developed Countries: Cultural and Economic Interactions

Mark Casson

in Enterprise and Competitiveness: A Systems View of International Business

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289579
eISBN:
9780191684746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289579.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explains how multinational enterprises (MNEs) operate in less-developed countries (LDCs) by assigning them to two cultures: the MNE represents the highly entrepreneurial culture of the ... More


Economic Development and the International Financial System 1

Roberto Frenkel and Martin Rapetti

in Time for a Visible Hand: Lessons from the 2008 World Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578801
eISBN:
9780191723285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578801.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Frenkel and Rapetti argue in their chapter that the emerging market economies found in the 2000s a new way to participate in the global financial markets. In their view, one of the most important ... More


Regulation of the Financial Sector in Developing Countries: Lessons from the 2008 Financial Crisis

Y. V. Reddy

in Time for a Visible Hand: Lessons from the 2008 World Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578801
eISBN:
9780191723285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578801.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Reddy highlights several broad issues which need to be kept in view while considering changes in the regulatory structures of developing economies. During a crisis, whatever has to be done must be ... More


The Global Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development

Jomo Kwame Sundaram

in Reforming the International Financial System for Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157643
eISBN:
9780231527279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157643.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter analyzes the origins and impact of the worst world recession since the 1930s, caused by an unsustainable growth pattern, related global imbalances, and weaknesses in the global financial ... More


Global Liquidity and Financial Flows to Developing Countries: New trends in emerging markets and their implications1

C.P. Chandrasekhar

in Reforming the International Financial System for Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157643
eISBN:
9780231527279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157643.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter considers some of the implications of recent trends in global liquidity and financial flows to emerging markets before the current financial and economic crisis, with particular emphasis ... More


Special Drawing Rights and the Reform of the Global Reserve System

José Antonio Ocampo

in Reforming the International Financial System for Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157643
eISBN:
9780231527279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157643.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter calls for a reform of the international reserve system to address its three fundamental flaws: it has a deflationary bias as the burden of adjustment falls on deficit countries; it has ... More


Policy Responses to the Global Financial Crisis: Key issues for developing countries

Yılmaz Akyüz

in Reforming the International Financial System for Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157643
eISBN:
9780231527279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157643.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines how developing countries responded to the global financial crisis, which was triggered by widespread speculative lending and investment in major international financial centers. ... More


Cross-Border Tax Evasion and Bretton Woods II1

David Spencer

in Reforming the International Financial System for Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157643
eISBN:
9780231527279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157643.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter calls for significantly enhanced international tax cooperation, not only to enhance economic justice, but also to enhance fiscal space, especially in developing countries. The current ... More


The Report of the Commission of Experts on Reform of the International Monetary and Financial System and Its Economic Rationale1

Jan Kregel

in Reforming the International Financial System for Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157643
eISBN:
9780231527279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157643.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the economic rationale for the proposals made by the United Nations Commission of Experts on Reform of the International Monetary and Financial System. The independent ... More


The Unnatural Coupling: Food and global finance

Jayati Ghosh

in Reforming the International Financial System for Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157643
eISBN:
9780231527279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157643.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the link between the global food crisis and the financial crisis. More specifically, it considers the dramatic increase in world food prices in 2007–2008, attributing it mainly ... More


Building Emerging Countries’ Financial Infrastructure by Investing in Microfinance

Arnaud Ventura

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter closes the panel discussion on socially responsible investment (SRI) by promoting microcredit in developing countries as a natural match for SRI investments by sovereign wealth funds ... More


Transcending Neoliberal Health Policies

Howard Stein

in Beyond the World Bank Agenda: An Institutional Approach to Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226771670
eISBN:
9780226771656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226771656.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In spite of these enormous health challenges and the preventable nature of many illnesses afflicting the poor in developing countries, the World Bank largely neglected health issues for many decades. ... More


The Global Pharmaceutical Industry

Stuart O. Schweitzer and Z. John Lu

in Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy: Perspectives, Promises, and Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190623784
eISBN:
9780190623814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623784.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the supply of pharmaceuticals worldwide, including production and sales, R&D, traditional medicines, and international trade. Worldwide consolidation of drug manufacturers, a ... More


Reforming Financial Regulation: What needs to be done

Jane D’Arista and Stephany Griffith-Jones

in Reforming the International Financial System for Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157643
eISBN:
9780231527279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157643.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter calls for a careful consideration of the agenda and criteria for financial regulatory reform in view of the differing circumstances, experiences, capacities, and capabilities of various ... More


Panel Summary

Patrick Bolton, Frederic Samama, and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds)

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0025
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter summarizes the panel discussion on socially responsible investment (SRI). It argues that improving the functioning of the international financial system is a concern for all. SWFs can ... More


State Formation as an Institutional Phenomenon

Howard Stein

in Beyond the World Bank Agenda: An Institutional Approach to Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226771670
eISBN:
9780226771656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226771656.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter investigates the way in which the Bank began to reconceptualize the nature and role of states and push a neoclassical vision of the part they play in development. The main focus is on ... More


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