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Political Institutions and Welfare State Restructuring: The Impact of Institutions on Social Policy Change in Developed Democracies

Duane Swank

in The New Politics of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297567
eISBN:
9780191600104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The first of three chapters on the implications of electoral politics and the design of political institutions for welfare state adjustment. Swank first provides an overview of two key domestic and ... More


Globalization and Capital Taxation in Consensus and Majoritarian Democracies

Jude C. Hays

in Globalization and the New Politics of Embedded Liberalism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195369335
eISBN:
9780199871056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369335.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the conventional wisdom about corporatism and capital taxation in political science. The chapter is organized into six sections. The first section reviews the debate over ... More


The Natural Real Exchange Rate of the United States Dollar, and Determinants of Capital Flows

Jerome L. Stein

in Fundamental Determinants of Exchange Rates

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293064
eISBN:
9780191596940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293062.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

To what extent has the real exchange rate of the US dollar been as stable as is justified by the ”fundamentals” – fiscal policy, private saving ratio, productivity, rate of return on investment, real ... More


Capital Mobility: Why Is the Treaty not Implemented?

Tommaso Padoa‐Schioppa

in The Road to Monetary Union in Europe: The Emperor, the Kings, and the Genies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241767
eISBN:
9780191596742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241767.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

An examination is made of the reasons for non‐implementation of Article 67 of the Treaty of Rome, which provides that member states of the European Community (now the European Union) should ... More


International Economic Integration, the Nation‐State, and Democracy: An Impossible Trinity?

Giandomenico Majone

in Dilemmas of European Integration: The Ambiguities and Pitfalls of Integration by Stealth

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199274307
eISBN:
9780191603310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274304.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Critics of globalization argue that economic integration threatens democracy and national sovereignty by restricting the range of public goods political leaders can offer to their voters. However, ... More


Capital Controls, Sudden Stops, and Current Account Reversals

Sebastian Edwards

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/9780226184999.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter uses a broad multicountry data set to examine the link between restrictions on capital mobility and currency crises. A country's degree of trade openness is an important determinant of ... More


Short-term Capital Mobility in France and Germany: Differentiated Empirical Data

Michel Goyer

in Contingent Capital: Short-term Investors and the Evolution of Corporate Governance in France and Germany

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199578085
eISBN:
9780191731051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578085.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Developments in international finance are potentially profoundly disequilibrating. The globalization of capital — FDI and international portfolio investments — has been far more impressive than the ... More


International Capital Markets and the Limits of National Economic Policy

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/9780198283645.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In recent decades, there has been a notable significant increase in international capital mobility and this has furthered a conceptual revolution in macroeconomic theory that involves how ... More


Uncertainty in Structural and Institutional Parameters and the Cost of Policy Mistakes: A Computable General Equilibrium Evaluation

Omar Chisari, Gustavo Ferro, and Juan Pablo Vila Martínez

in Macroeconomics and Development: Roberto Frenkel and the Economics of Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175081
eISBN:
9780231541213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175081.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

this chapter analyses the role of parameter uncertainty in the design of macroeconomic policy. The authors use a Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model to evaluate the effects of policy ... More


The Informal Sector in General Equilibrium Models

Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar

in The Outsiders: Economic Reform and Informal Labour in a Developing Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071495
eISBN:
9780199081257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071495.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a general equilibrium model to theoretically examine the activities of the informal sector in dual economy labour markets. By linking the unorganized sector to the organized ... More


Financial Openness, Currency Crises, and Output Losses

Sebastian Edwards

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/9780226185040.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Using a broad multicountry data set, this chapter analyzes the relationship between restrictions to capital mobility and currency crisis, focusing on two definitions of currency crisis. The first is ... More


The EMS Is not Enough: The Need for Monetary Union

Tommaso Padoa‐Schioppa

in The Road to Monetary Union in Europe: The Emperor, the Kings, and the Genies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241767
eISBN:
9780191596742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241767.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The long‐term prospects of the European Monetary System (EMS) are examined from a non‐technical viewpoint, considering the system as a variable rather than a given. The prospects are seen as ... More


Capital Flows and Financial Markets

Michelle P. Egan

in Single Markets: Economic Integration in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199280506
eISBN:
9780191796289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280506.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on the emergence of interregional capital mobility, and the integration of financial markets through measures to open up banking services and capital markets in the US and EU. It ... More


Financial Intermediation

Peter Temin

in The Roman Market Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147680
eISBN:
9781400845422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147680.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter deals with the mobility of capital. Romans made many investments in agriculture, cities, and roads, all of which are capital. They accumulated the needed capital with the help of Roman ... More


Globalization and Capital Markets

Maurice Obstfeld and Alan M. Taylor

in Globalization in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226065984
eISBN:
9780226065991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226065991.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter surveys the development of international capital mobility since the mid-nineteenth century. It documents the long U traced out by the creation of a well-integrated global capital market ... More


Unfulfilled Promise

Robert A. Beauregard

in Planning Matter: Acting with Things

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226297255
eISBN:
9780226297422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297422.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The promise of planning is that it will regulate development to assure a decent life for all people and sustainability for all places. This promise is thwarted in the United States by the unfettered ... More


Should We Still Support Untrammeled International Capital Mobility? Or Are Capital Controls Less Evil Than We Once Believed?

J. Bradford DeLong

in The Economists' Voice: Top Economists Take On Today's Problems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143653
eISBN:
9780231527866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143653.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter considers capital flows and a growing controversy among economists. In the past, the author was a strong proponent of international capital mobility—the free flow of investment financing ... More


Financial Markets Volatility and Performance in Emerging Markets

Sebastian Edwards and Marcio G. P. Garcia (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184951
eISBN:
9780226185040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185040.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Capital mobility is a double-edged sword for emerging economies, as governments must weigh the benefits of investment against the potential economic costs and political consequences of currency ... More


Should We Fear Capital Flows?

René M. Stulz

in International Financial Markets: The Challenge of Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226032146
eISBN:
9780226032153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226032153.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of capital flows for the international financial market. It explains the benefits of capital mobility which include reduction of the cost of ... More


Introduction

Sebastian Edwards

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/9780226184999.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book investigates the mechanisms that different countries have used to slow down, or control, capital inflows, and in particular capital inflows associated with fixed income securities. It ... More


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