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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


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


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


Managing the Contradictions of Development Finance in the EU’s Eastern Periphery: Development Banks in Hungary and Poland

Dóra Piroska and Katalin Mérő

in The Reinvention of Development Banking in the European Union: Industrial Policy in the Single Market and the Emergence of a Field

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198859703
eISBN:
9780191892073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859703.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Eastern members of the European Union have turned to development banks only to a limited extent so far. In this chapter, in order to understand why the “development imagination” of Eastern ... 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 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


Introduction: The Making of the European Field of Development Banking

Daniel Mertens, Matthias Thiemann, and Peter Volberding

in The Reinvention of Development Banking in the European Union: Industrial Policy in the Single Market and the Emergence of a Field

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198859703
eISBN:
9780191892073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859703.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter introduces the puzzle of expanding national development banking in times of market-liberal EU integration. It presents the variegated landscape of national development banks in European ... 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


The Rise, Fall, and Return of Promotional Banking in Greece

Jens Bastian

in The Reinvention of Development Banking in the European Union: Industrial Policy in the Single Market and the Emergence of a Field

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198859703
eISBN:
9780191892073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859703.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter studies the case of Greece as one of the few countries in which a fully-fledged development bank is still lacking at the time of writing. While a Hellenic Development Bank is in the ... 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


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


Due Diligence in World Bank Project Financing

Diane A. Desierto

in Due Diligence in the International Legal Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198869900
eISBN:
9780191912771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869900.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyses due diligence practices of institutional lenders, such as the World Bank and other multilateral development banks, in the course of international project financing. Such due ... More


The Reinvention of Development Banking in the European Union: Industrial Policy in the Single Market and the Emergence of a Field

Daniel Mertens, Matthias Thiemann, and Peter Volberding (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198859703
eISBN:
9780191892073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859703.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

National development banks (NDBs) have transformed from outdated relics of national industrial policy to central pillars of the European Union’s economic project. This trend, which accelerated after ... 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


Conclusion: Development Banking and the Future of European Capitalism

Daniel Mertens, Matthias Thiemann, and Peter Volberding

in The Reinvention of Development Banking in the European Union: Industrial Policy in the Single Market and the Emergence of a Field

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198859703
eISBN:
9780191892073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859703.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter summarizes the key insights of this book’s contributions and links them back to field theory and the power asymmetries in the European integration process. It proceeds to discuss the ... More


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