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Speeding Up

Alice H. Amsden

in The Rise of “The Rest”: Challenges to the West From Late-Industrializing Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139693
eISBN:
9780199832897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139690.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

The developmental state of successful late industrializing countries (the rest) was predicated on performing four functions: development banking; local‐content management (control of performance ... More


Have the Multilaterals Been Greened? Major Trends and Cases

Robert L. Hicks, Bradley C. Parks, J. Timmons Roberts, and Michael J. Tierney

in Greening Aid?: Understanding the Environmental Impact of Development Assistance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213948
eISBN:
9780191707476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213948.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter shows how multilateral agencies provided developing countries with more than $75 billion in environmental aid between 1980 and 2000. It presents descriptive statistics on environmental ... More


Can the Financial Sector Deliver Both Growth and Financial Stability in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Stephany Griffith-Jones and Ewa Karwowski

in Industrial Policy and Economic Transformation in Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175180
eISBN:
9780231540773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175180.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A pithy review of the recent literature on the relationship between finance and growth is followed by focusing on the financial sector in Africa. The chapter emphasizes the need to overcome the ... More


The Contribution of International Organizations to Development Policy-Making

Sonia E. Rolland

in Development at the World Trade Organization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter identifies the roots of developing countries' current demands at the WTO. Development concerns have been progressively captured by international economic law and its institutions to the ... More


The Impact of Human Rights Principles on Justice Reform in the Inter-American Development Bank

Christina Biebesheimer

in Human Rights and Development: Towards Mutual Reinforcement

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199284627
eISBN:
9780191700316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284627.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter describes the Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB) rule of law and justice reform program, the way in which human rights principles are currently incorporated into that program, and ... More


Credit and Poverty in Bengal

Stuart Rutherford

in The Pledge: ASA, Peasant Politics, and Microfinance in the Development of Bangladesh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380651
eISBN:
9780199869312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380651.003.10002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The background to ASA's work in credit is explored in this chapter. Official concern about indebtedness was widespread in colonial British India and led to legal interventions. The British introduced ... More


The Countercyclical Behaviour of National Development Banks in Latin America and the Caribbean

Michael Brei and Alfredo Schclarek

in The Future of National Development Banks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827948
eISBN:
9780191866630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827948.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates the cyclical lending patterns of national development banks (NDBs), comparing their lending activity with that of public, foreign, and domestic private banks over the period ... More


The Future of National Development Banks

Stephany Griffith-Jones, José Antonio Ocampo, Felipe Rezende, Alfredo Schclarek, and Michael Brei

in The Future of National Development Banks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827948
eISBN:
9780191866630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827948.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the wake of the global financial crisis, there is growing consensus that national development banks play a valuable role in development finance. This chapter looks first at the theoretical ... More


Behind the Development Banks: Washington Politics, World Poverty, and the Wealth of Nations

Sarah Babb

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226033648
eISBN:
9780226033679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226033679.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The World Bank and other multilateral development banks (MDBs) carry out their mission to alleviate poverty and promote economic growth based on the advice of professional economists. But as is ... More


International Public Goods and the Case for Foreign Aid

Rajshri Jayaraman and Ravi Kanbur

in Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130522
eISBN:
9780199867363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130529.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

During the 1980s and 90s, aid programs increasingly became a kind of surrogate national government, with outside agencies (usually led by the Bretton Woods institutions) attempting to foster the ... More


The Role and Influence of International Financial Institutions

Danny Leipziger

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0050
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Development thinking has evolved from the early works of W. Arthur Lewis and Paul Rosenstein-Rodan and has been influenced by new and varied schools of thought. Emphases have shifted from capital ... More


Introduction

in Behind the Development Banks: Washington Politics, World Poverty, and the Wealth of Nations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226033648
eISBN:
9780226033679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226033679.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The World Bank is the leading member of a group of organizations that are officially in the business of realizing the motto “Our dream is a world free of poverty.” The U.S. government is the banks' ... More


Far-Fetched Facts: A Parable of Development Aid

Richard Rottenburg

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182645
eISBN:
9780262255035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182645.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In 1996, the sub-Saharan African country of Ruritania launched a massive waterworks improvement project, funded by the Normesian Development Bank, headquartered in Urbania, Normland, and with the ... More


Financial Sustainability and Infrastructure Finance: The Role of Development Banks

Felipe Carvalho de Rezende

in The Future of National Development Banks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827948
eISBN:
9780191866630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827948.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Among the lessons that can be drawn from the global financial crisis is that private financial institutions have failed to promote the capital development of the affected economies, and to dampen ... More


Rio Tinto and the (In)Visible Hand of the State

William J. Norris

in Chinese Economic Statecraft: Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454493
eISBN:
9781501704031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454493.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines a case in which the state played an important role in controlling and directing the behavior of its commercial actors to achieve a national strategic objective in the context of ... More


Infrastructure deficit and financing needs in Africa

Mthuli Ncube

in Infrastructure in Africa: Lessons for Future Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326632
eISBN:
9781447326663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326632.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There is a consensus that Africa has a huge infrastructure deficit. An urgent question demanding our attention therefore is: what are the levels of access to sources of local market finance for ... More


Agricultural Credit and Indebtedness: Ground Realities and Policy Perspectives 1

S. L. Shetty

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the trends in the growth of institutional credit to agriculture in India. It shows that in the years following bank nationalization, the institutional credit to agriculture grew ... More


Peace as a Global Public Good

Ruben P. Mendez

in Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130522
eISBN:
9780199867363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130529.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

During the 1980s and 90s, aid programs increasingly became a kind of surrogate national government, with outside agencies (usually led by the Bretton Woods institutions) attempting to foster the ... More


Conclusions

Stephany Griffith-Jones, José Antonio Ocampo, and Paola Arias

in The Future of National Development Banks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827948
eISBN:
9780191866630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827948.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Based on the seven case studies analysed in this volume, this chapter concludes that national development banks (NDBs) have been successful in many cases in supporting innovation and ... More


Multilateral Development Banks

Roy Culpeper, Stephany Griffith-Jones, and Daniel Titelman

in Global Governance and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In recent years, the valuable role that multilateral development banks can and do play in emerging, and developed economies, has received clearer recognition in wider and ever-growing circles. This ... More


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