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Why is there Not More Financial Intermediation in Developing Countries?

Jonathan Conning and Michael Kevane

in Insurance Against Poverty

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276837
eISBN:
9780191601620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276838.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Certain factors can slow down financial integration in developing countries. These include problems of information asymmetry, lack of intermediary capital, and crowding-out. Individuals already ... More


Debt

E. Philip Davis

in Debt, Financial Fragility, and Systemic Risk

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198233312
eISBN:
9780191596124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198233310.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This section offers an essential background for the analysis of the rest of the book. It outlines the nature of the debt contract; aspects of the economics of debt; theories of credit rationing and ... More


How Should Financial Intermediation Services Be Taxed?

Ben Lockwood

in Taxation and Regulation of the Financial Sector

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027977
eISBN:
9780262321099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027977.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This paper considers optimal taxation of savings intermediation services in a dynamic general equilibrium setting, when the government can use consumption, income, profit and financial intermediation ... More


Financial Intermediation

Peter Temin

in The Roman Market Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147680
eISBN:
9781400845422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147680.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter deals with the mobility of capital. Romans made many investments in agriculture, cities, and roads, all of which are capital. They accumulated the needed capital with the help of Roman ... More


Universal banks, specialized banks and the regulation of financial services

Jordi Canals

in Universal Banking: International Comparisons and Theoretical Perspectives

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775065
eISBN:
9780191695353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775065.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter discusses the challenges that the financial regulators of industrial nations now face as a result of financial innovation and changes in the strategy of financial intermediaries. ... More


The Theory of Financial Intermediation

Peter d. Spencer

in The Structure and Regulation of Financial Markets

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198776093
eISBN:
9780191695384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776093.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

It is observed that openness of different media in the capital market allows them to compile information and disseminate it across the community. However, some studies show that its revealing nature ... More


The Spanish Banking Industry

Jordi Canals

in Competitive Strategies in European Banking

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198773504
eISBN:
9780191695322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198773504.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter provides a brief historical background of the Spanish financial system, which has experienced significant changes over the course of the last 13 years at varying rates, though a sense of ... More


The Structure and Regulation of Financial Markets

Peter D. Spencer

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198776093
eISBN:
9780191695384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776093.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Aimed at advanced undergraduate and graduate students in economics, banking, and finance, this is a core textbook for the financial markets, institutions, and regulation option of courses in ... More


Financial Intermediation in the National Accounts: Asset Valuation, Intermediation, and Tobin’s q

Carol A. Corrado and Charles R. Hulten

in Measuring Wealth and Financial Intermediation and Their Links to the Real Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226204260
eISBN:
9780226204437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226204437.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Where in the national economic activity statistics could one see a major financial crisis approaching, or track its progress? The financial intermediation sector seems the natural place to look ... More


Introduction

Howard Bodenhorn

in State Banking in Early America: A New Economic History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195147766
eISBN:
9780199832910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195147766.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Studies of modern banking systems focus on two issues: the efficiency of banks as intermediaries and the connection between financial intermediation and economic growth. Earlier banking systems ... More


Trends in Banking

Xavier Vives

in Competition and Stability in Banking: The Role of Regulation and Competition Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171791
eISBN:
9781400880904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171791.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter discusses basic trends in the banking sector that are being driven by technological and regulatory changes. It first considers the expansion of banking and financial intermediation, the ... More


Financial Crises, Institutions, and the Macroeconomy

José María Fanelli

in Macroeconomics and Development: Roberto Frenkel and the Economics of Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175081
eISBN:
9780231541213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175081.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

this chapter focuses on financial crises paying attention to the linkages between the macroeconomy, institutions and financial intermediation, pointing out the “perverse” interactions between ... More


Banking Theory and Banking Practice in Antebellum America

Howard Bodenhorn

in State Banking in Early America: A New Economic History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195147766
eISBN:
9780199832910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195147766.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Modern theories of financial intermediation begin from the premise that small, young firms, due to information asymmetries, will not have access to arm's length markets in bonds and commercial paper. ... More


The Supply of Consumer Credit

Thomas A. Durkin, Gregory Elliehausen, Michael E. Staten, and Todd J. Zywicki

in Consumer Credit and the American Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195169928
eISBN:
9780199384976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169928.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Consumer credit supply arises through a production process called financial intermediation. Intermediation involves transfer of funds from consumer savers to consumer borrowers through institutions ... More


An ‘Atypical’ Case? The First Emergence of Brussels as an International Financial Centre, 1830–1860 *

Stefano Ugolini

in Financial Centres and International Capital Flows in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199603503
eISBN:
9780191729249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603503.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Economic historians often take for granted the idea that financial centres have followed one standard bottom-up development process, gradually evolving from commercial hubs to banking places. This ... More


Market-Based Credit Intermediation: Shadow Banks and Systemic Risk

John Armour, Dan Awrey, Paul Davies, Luca Enriques, Jeffrey N. Gordon, Colin Mayer, and Jennifer Payne

in Principles of Financial Regulation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198786474
eISBN:
9780191828782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786474.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

A major development over the past fifty years has been the growth of ‘market-based credit intermediation’, ie the use of securities markets to provide debt financing for firms and households, which ... More


Lender Incentives, Credit Risk, and Securitization: Evidence from the Subprime Mortgage Crisis

Amir Sufi

in A Debtor World: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Debt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199873722
eISBN:
9780199980000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873722.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on the tension between the preservation of lender incentives and shedding credit risk. It addresses this issue in three steps. First, it discusses foundational theories of ... More


Finance and Financial Intermediation: A Modern Treatment of Money, Credit, and Banking

Harold L. Cole

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190941697
eISBN:
9780190949068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941697.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Finance and financial intermediation are central to modern economies. This book covers all of the material a sophisticated economist needs to know about this area. It begins with an overview of ... More


Financial Markets and Resource Mobilization in Zambia

Francis Chipimo

in Zambia: Building Prosperity from Resource Wealth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199660605
eISBN:
9780191749179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660605.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that increased mobilization of domestic financial resources is critical if Zambia is to achieve its development objective of becoming a prosperous middle income country by 2013. ... More


Consumer Credit and the American Economy

Thomas A. Durkin, Gregory Elliehausen, Michael E. Staten, and Todd J. Zywicki

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195169928
eISBN:
9780199384976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169928.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Chapters 1 to 5 discuss types, trends, and basic economics and psychology of consumer credit use, including credit demand, credit supply, theories from behavioral economics, and financial ... More


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