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The Relevance of Japanese Finance and its Main Bank System

Hugh Patrick

in The Japanese Main Bank System: Its Relevance for Developing and Transforming Economies

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198288992
eISBN:
9780191601224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288999.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter examines issues in the design of good financial systems for developing markets and transforming socialist economies (TSEs) based on the Japanese experience. The effective transfer of the ... More


Traders as Manufacturers

Geoffrey Jones

in Merchants to Multinationals: British Trading Companies in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249992
eISBN:
9780191596483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249997.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the limited investments of the British trading companies in manufacturing, and there are case studies of investments in sugar refining and cotton textiles. Before 1914, the ... More


Stock Markets in the Global Political Economy

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in The Politics of Equity Finance in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174090
eISBN:
9780199835287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174097.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This concluding chapter sums up the argument of the book and considers contending views on stock exchanges as an independent variable where economic growth, financial contagion, and democracy in the ... More


Affirming the roots: Sanlam from South Africa for South Africa and beyond, 2003–2013

Grietjie Verhoef

in The Power of Your Life: The Sanlam Century of Insurance Empowerment, 1918-2018

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198817758
eISBN:
9780191859199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817758.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Political Economy

Sanlam returned to insurance and the delivery of value-adding financial services by disposing of a large investment in a banking company, thereby freeing up its capital for financial services ... More


Managing change: diversification and transformation, 1993–2003

Grietjie Verhoef

in The Power of Your Life: The Sanlam Century of Insurance Empowerment, 1918-2018

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198817758
eISBN:
9780191859199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817758.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Political Economy

As global insurance markets experienced a shift out of life assurance into new wealth products, Sanlam faced the same trend. Demutualization required more free capital than commanded by Sanlam, ... More


The 1980s: Debt Crisis and Development Setbacks

Barbara Stallings

in The World Economy through the Lens of the United Nations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198817345
eISBN:
9780191858864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817345.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The 1980s were a period of great difficulty for much of the world economy: a slowdown occurred among developed market economies; a ‘great divergence’ manifested itself within the developing world; ... More


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