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The Dynamics of Capital Movements to Emerging Economies During the 1990s

Peter Montiel and Carmen M. Reinhart

in Short-Term Capital Flows and Economic Crises

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296867
eISBN:
9780191685286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296867.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The growing collection of literature on the rise of capital flows in several countries across Eastern Europe, Latin America, Asia, and even in the former Soviet Union during the 1990s mainly takes on ... More


Linguistic Universals and Language Change

Jeff Good (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199298495
eISBN:
9780191711442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298495.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This book looks at the relationship between linguistic universals and language change. Reflecting the resurgence of work in both fields over the last two decades, it addresses two related issues of ... More


Knowing One's Own Mind

Donald Davidson

in Subjective, Intersubjective, Objective: Philosophical Essays Volume 3

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198237532
eISBN:
9780191597312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198237537.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Is an attempt to resolve the following apparent difficulty: given that the contents of our minds are in part determined by external factors of which we are ignorant, how is it possible for us to know ... More


A macro-sociological approach to the study of social security

Vladimir Rys

in Reinventing social security worldwide: Back to essentials

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426413
eISBN:
9781447303176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426413.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter applies the macro-sociological factor analysis to social security, which is based on external and internal factors that are relevant to the development and start of social security. ... More


Postcolonial Transformations in Africa in the Twentieth Century

Siegmar Schmidt

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0029
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines Africa’s transformation process, in which colonialism and postcolonialism are considered to be of prime importance in view of the fact that Africans fell victim to the ... More


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