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Do Global Standards and Codes Prevent Financial Crises?

Benu Schneider

in Capital Market Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230587
eISBN:
9780191710896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230587.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Following the crises in emerging market economies, beginning with that of Mexico in the mid-1990s, the adoption of internationally recognized standards and codes (S&C) of financial best practices ... More


Ethiopia’s New Financial Sector and its Regulation

Tony Addison and Alemayehu Geda

in From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261031
eISBN:
9780191698712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261031.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the Ethiopia's financial development. It begins by discussing the main features of Ethiopia's financial development prior to 1991, focusing in particular on the policies of ... More


Angola’s Incomplete Transition

Renato Aguilar

in From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261031
eISBN:
9780191698712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261031.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on Angola's difficulties in achieving macroeconomic stability and economic liberalization. It begins with a brief overview of Angola's economy and the country's economic ... More


Deconstructing China's and India's Growth: The Role of Financial Policies

Jahangir Aziz

in Emerging Giants: China and India in the World Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199575077
eISBN:
9780191722141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575077.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

The links between financial and economic development are well established in theory, but country-specific empirical evidence is hard to come by. This chapter shows that one empirical measure, the ... More


Policy and Institutional Dimensions of Reform

M. Govinda Rao and Nirvikar Singh

in The Political Economy of Federalism in India

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195686937
eISBN:
9780199080571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195686937.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses various areas of government reform in the context of India’s federal system. It discusses recent and potential reforms of the Centre–state transfer system and considers broader ... More


Financial Liberalization and Capital Flight*: Evidence from the African Continent

Niels Hermes and Robert Lensink

in Capital Flight from Africa: Causes, Effects, and Policy Issues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198718550
eISBN:
9780191788000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718550.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

During the past decades, African countries experienced considerable capital flight. Since the 1990s, most countries reformed their domestic financial markets in an attempt to improve the functioning ... More


Learning from East Asia: Catch-up and the Making of China’s Developmental State

Daniel Poon and Richard Kozul-Wright

in How Nations Learn: Technological Learning, Industrial Policy, and Catch-up

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198841760
eISBN:
9780191877155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841760.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides an account of China’s institutional and policy learning efforts to move from a centrally planned to a development-state model of structural transformation. What distinguishes ... More


Banks, Financial Markets, and Industrial Development: Lessons from the Economic Histories of Brazil and Mexico

Stephen Haber

in Latin American Macroeconomic Reforms: The Second Stage

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226302676
eISBN:
9780226302683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226302683.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The banking systems of most Latin American countries are small, concentrated, and inefficient. Financial markets do not serve as substitutes for banks: few firms can mobilize capital through the ... More


Development Cooperation in Times of Crisis

José Antonio Ocampo and José Antonio Alonso (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159661
eISBN:
9780231504393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159661.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book revisits the causes of the 2008 global economic collapse, re-evaluating the international response to the crisis and suggesting more effective approaches to development cooperation. It ... More


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