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Crisis and Opportunity: The Policy Environment of International Banking in the City of London, 1958–1980

Catherine Schenk

in London and Paris as International Financial Centres in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269495
eISBN:
9780191710162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269495.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter analyses policy responses to the instability of the international monetary system during the 1970s and how these policies affected the City of London. First, the collapse of the ... More


Do China's Capital Controls Still Bind?

Guonan Ma and Robert N. McCauley

in China, Asia, and the New World Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199235889
eISBN:
9780191717109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235889.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines both price and flow evidence to determine how effective China's capital controls have been in the past and remain at present. Section 12.2 describes the increasing openness of ... More


Capital Account Liberalization

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:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The degree of capital account liberalization in Malaysia and South Korea before and after the crisis were compared. It is difficult to determine whether capital controls or the implementation of an ... More


Capital Market Liberalization and Development

José Antonio Ocampo, Shari Spiegel, and Joseph E. Stiglitz

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/9780199230587.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This introductory chapter presents the arguments of the book and provides a framework for the issues related to capital market liberalization (CML). The first section addresses an important set of ... More


Structural Determinants and Economic Effects of Capital Controls in OECD Countries

Tariq Banuri and Juliet B. Schor (eds)

in Financial Openness and National Autonomy: Opportunities and Constraints

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283645
eISBN:
9780191684463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283645.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the OECD, the utilization of capital controls reached its lowest in more than fifty years and the European Community was getting ready to dismantle the remaining controls in 1990. While Japan and ... More


Capital Flows, Capital Controls, and International Business Risk

David M. Berg and Stephen E. Guisinger

in Oxford Handbook of International Business

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The literature on capital flows in the world economy is reviewed, along with that on the utilization of capital controls and the broader issues of international business risks associated with debt ... More


Financial Crises

Aaron James

in Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846153
eISBN:
9780199933389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846153.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues for aggressive securities taxation to curb short-term, speculative capital flows that partly cause financial crises. Much as with any potentially beneficial but highly dangerous ... More


The Malaysian Experience in Financial‐Economic Crisis Management: An Alternative to the IMF‐Style Approach

Martin Khor

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/9780199230587.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the midst of the 1997 East Asian financial crisis, Thailand, Indonesia, and South Korea implemented IMF-prescribed financial liberalization, contractionary monetary, and fiscal austerity policies ... More


Capital Market Liberalization and Development

José Antonio Ocampo and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230587
eISBN:
9780191710896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230587.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the 1980s and 1990s, many countries opened their capital accounts and liberalized their domestic financial markets as part of the wave of liberalization that characterized the period. In 1997 the ... More


International Financial Integration: Benefits, Costs, and Policy Challenges

PIERRE-RICHARD AGÉNOR

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/9780199754656.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

This chapter reviews the recent analytical and empirical literature on the benefits and costs of international financial integration and the policy challenges that it creates. The chapter also ... More


National Policies and Domestic Politics

Debora L. Spar

in Oxford Handbook of International Business

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Arguing that international business is essentially and incontrovertibly political, this essay describes the range of state policies that can shape and constrain the behaviour of firms. Specifically, ... More


Capital Market Liberalization, Globalization, and the IMF

Joseph E. Stiglitz

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/9780199230587.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Capital market liberalization, especially the rules governing short-term cross-border capital flows, is one of the most controversial aspects of globalization. The IMF and the US Treasury have tried ... More


Regulating Capital Flows: A Historical Perspective

Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry, and Mahvash S. Qureshi

in Taming the Tide of Capital Flows: A Policy Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037167
eISBN:
9780262343756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037167.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter summarizes how thinking about capital flows and their management has evolved in both policymaking and academic circles. Many advanced economies used restrictions on capital inflows for ... More


The Microeconomic Evidence on Capital Controls: No Free Lunch

Kristin J. Forbes

in Capital Controls and Capital Flows in Emerging Economies: Policies, Practices, and Consequences

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184975
eISBN:
9780226184999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226184999.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter describes the microeconomic consequences of capital controls. It is noted that capital controls can decrease the supply and increase the price of capital, making it more difficult for ... More


Ineffective Controls on Capital Inflows under Sophisticated Financial Markets: Brazil in the Nineties

Bernardo S. de M. Carvalho and Márcio G. P. Garcia

in Financial Markets Volatility and Performance in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184951
eISBN:
9780226185040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185040.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter explores the effects of ex ante capital controls. In contrast to ex post controls, ex ante controls should not jeopardize the emerging market country's reputation, as they are included ... More


Conclusion

Tom Scott

in The City-State in Europe, 1000-1600: Hinterland, Territory, Region

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199274604
eISBN:
9780191738685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274604.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

A comparison of city‐states north and south of the Alps reveals more dissimilarities (over the role of the church, landholding versus jurisdictional lordship, rural citizenship, and jurisdictional ... More


Managing Capital Inflows: Old and New Debates

Jonathan D. Ostry

in The Great Recession: Lessons for Central Bankers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018340
eISBN:
9780262305921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018340.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter reviews some arguments on the appropriate management of capital inflow surges and examines, in particular, the conditions under which capital controls may be justified. A key conclusion ... More


Effectiveness of Policy Instruments

Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry, and Mahvash S. Qureshi

in Taming the Tide of Capital Flows: A Policy Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037167
eISBN:
9780262343756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037167.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter assesses evidence on the effectiveness of various policy tools—foreign exchange (FX) intervention, nondiscriminatory macroprudential policies, capital controls, and currency-based ... More


Multilateral Considerations

Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry, and Mahvash S. Qureshi

in Taming the Tide of Capital Flows: A Policy Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037167
eISBN:
9780262343756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037167.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses international spillovers, the multilateral impact of individual countries' policies, and the scope for international policy cooperation. Theory and empirics suggests that ... More


Toward the Policy Maker’s Vade Mecum

Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry, and Mahvash S. Qureshi

in Taming the Tide of Capital Flows: A Policy Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037167
eISBN:
9780262343756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037167.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter provides concrete policy advice for dealing with capital inflows. In sum, once the monetary authorities have allowed the exchange rate to appreciate to a level that is not undervalued ... More


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