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Financial Integration

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:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The Chiang Mai Initiative (CMI) is an important first step in creating a regional cooperative system that can be activated immediately to provide liquidity support to any member country. The ... More


Did the G20 Save the Day?

Eric Helleiner

in The Status Quo Crisis: Global Financial Governance After the 2008 Meltdown

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199973637
eISBN:
9780190203207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973637.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Many analysts argue that the creation of the new G20 leaders’ forum in November 2008 played a crucial role in preventing the 2008 financial crisis from generating a second Great Depression. This ... More


Types of Swaps

Alan N. Rechtschaffen

in Capital Markets, Derivatives and the Law: Evolution After Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199971541
eISBN:
9780199361458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971541.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter looks at the different types of swaps, including plain vanilla interest rate swaps, in which counterparties exchange fixed-rate risk for floating rate risk, and currency swaps, which can ... More


Types of Swaps

Alan N. Rechtschaffen

in Capital Markets, Derivatives, and the Law: Positivity and Preparation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190879631
eISBN:
9780190879662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879631.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

A swap is a bilateral over-the-counter derivatives contract in which two parties agree to exchange cash flows on a “notional amount” over a period of time. The notional amount is a reference amount ... More


Reserve Currency

Eswar S. Prasad

in Gaining Currency: The Rise of the Renminbi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190631055
eISBN:
9780190631086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190631055.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter describes the RMB’s progress toward becoming a reserve currency. Although China does not have a fully open capital account or a flexible exchange rate, the RMB has already become a de ... More


The United States as an ILLR during the Great Panic of 2008–2009

Daniel McDowell

in Brother, Can You Spare a Billion?: The United States, the IMF, and the International Lender of Last Resort

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190605766
eISBN:
9780190609504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605766.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

In late 2008, the freezing of global credit markets on fears of exposure to subprime mortgages in the United States led to an acute shortage of dollars in international financial markets. With the ... More


The Architects of Austerity

Aaron Major

in Architects of Austerity: International Finance and the Politics of Growth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788342
eISBN:
9780804790734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788342.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter develops a historical account of the emergence of an international architecture of austerity in the late Bretton Woods era. These developments were critical for redistributing ... More


The ILLR in Theory and Practice

Daniel McDowell

in Brother, Can You Spare a Billion?: The United States, the IMF, and the International Lender of Last Resort

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190605766
eISBN:
9780190609504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605766.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

While the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has often been referred to as a de facto international lender of last resort (ILLR), this chapter explains why the Fund is not ideally positioned for the ... More


Guns, Butter, and Gold

Aaron Major

in Architects of Austerity: International Finance and the Politics of Growth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788342
eISBN:
9780804790734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788342.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter explores the complexities of international monetary power in the late postwar period by looking at the rise and fall of the Great Society, which was followed shortly by the demise of the ... More


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