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Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Giovanni Andrea Cornia (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Based on an extensive review of relevant literature and an econometric analysis of inequality indexes, this book provides the first systematic analysis of the changes in within‐country income ... More


The Benefits and Risks of Financial Globalization

Sergio L. Schmukler

in Capital Market Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230587
eISBN:
9780191710896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230587.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the benefits and risks that financial globalization entails for developing countries. Financial globalization can lead to large benefits, particularly the development of the ... More


The Impact of Financial Liberalization and the Rise of Financial Rents on Income Inequality: The Case of Turkey

A. Erinc Yeldan

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is the third of five country case studies on income inequality, and investigates the impact of financial liberalization and the rise of financial rents on income inequality in Turkey. The ... More


Financial Development, Financial Access, and Their Relation with Economic Growth

T.A. Bhavani and N.R. Bhanumurthy

in Financial Access in Post-Reform India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076650
eISBN:
9780199081868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076650.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 2 reviews the literature to understand the relation (theoretical as well as empirical) between financial development and economic growth, and discusses the concepts of financial development ... More


Globalization, finance, and economic nationalism: the changing role of the state in Japan

Takaaki Suzuki

in Globalization and Economic Nationalism in Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646210
eISBN:
9780191741630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646210.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter explores how economic nationalism in Japan has changed in the last 30 years and where it might be heading in the future. It looks at state intervention, which Japan has perfected by ... More


Financial Sector Reform

Vijay Joshi and I. M. D. Little

in India's Economic Reforms, 1991-2001

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290780
eISBN:
9780191596506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290780.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Examines the financial sector, with the major focus being on India's banking institution. It provides a brief overview of the poor state of the banks in 1991, with the financial system on the brink ... More


Economic Reforms: The Dependent Variable

Gustavo Flores-Macías

in After Neoliberalism?: The Left and Economic Reforms in Latin America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891658
eISBN:
9780199933402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891658.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 2 conducts a systematic and comprehensive analysis of the left’s economic policies in Latin America. By way of defining the dependent variable of the study, this chapter first breaks down ... More


Financial Development and Liberalization in Korea 1980–2011

Yung Chul Park

in How Finance Is Shaping the Economies of China, Japan, and Korea

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165266
eISBN:
9780231536462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165266.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter analyzes the financial development of Korea. It begins by providing an overview of the evolution of Korea's financial system, particularly on the growth and structural change since 2000. ... More


Globalization, Technology, and Income Inequality: A Critical Analysis *

Ajit Singh and Rahul Dhumale

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Provides a critical analysis of some widely accepted explanations for the significant changes in income distribution that have occurred in many advanced countries during the last two decades. Much of ... More


Financial Liberalization and Capital Flight*: Evidence from the African Continent

Niels Hermes and Robert Lensink

in Capital Flight from Africa: Causes, Effects, and Policy Issues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198718550
eISBN:
9780191788000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718550.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

During the past decades, African countries experienced considerable capital flight. Since the 1990s, most countries reformed their domestic financial markets in an attempt to improve the functioning ... More


The Changing Nature of Inequality in South Africa

Carolyn Jenkins and Lynne Thomas

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is the fourth of five country case studies on income inequality, and looks at the case of South Africa. After an introduction, the second section of the chapter reviews the evolution of ... More


The Political Economy of Financial Development in Southeast Asia

Thomas B. Pepinsky

in East Asian Capitalism: Diversity, Continuity, and Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199643097
eISBN:
9780191741944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643097.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

Financial development in the emerging economies of Southeast Asia varies substantially. These differences have persisted for decades, despite broadly similar policy reforms since the 1980s. This ... More


The Shift in the Market-State Balance and the Quest for Export-Led Growth

Juan Carlos Moreno-Brid and Jaime Ros

in Development and Growth in the Mexican Economy: An Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371161
eISBN:
9780199870608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371161.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 8 evaluates the overall impact of the radical macroeconomic reform processes—launched since the 1980s—on Mexico's quest for high and sustained economic growth. Attention focuses on ... More


The Malaysian Experience in Financial‐Economic Crisis Management: An Alternative to the IMF‐Style Approach

Martin Khor

in Capital Market Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230587
eISBN:
9780191710896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230587.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the midst of the 1997 East Asian financial crisis, Thailand, Indonesia, and South Korea implemented IMF-prescribed financial liberalization, contractionary monetary, and fiscal austerity policies ... More


Financial Liberalization under the WTO and Its Relationship with the Macro Economy

Lee-Rong Wang, Chung-Hua Shen, and Ching-Yang Liang (eds)

in International Financial Issues in the Pacific Rim: Global Imbalances, Financial Liberalization, and Exchange Rate Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386829
eISBN:
9780226387086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387086.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines financial liberalization as measured by General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) commitments, and the effect of liberalization on economic growth. The chapter is organized ... More


Integrated Micro–Macro Models with Dual Financial Sectors

Robert M. Townsend

in Financial Systems in Developing Economies: Growth, Inequality and Policy Evaluation in Thailand

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199533237
eISBN:
9780191594892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533237.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents two micro/macro dual sector models. The first model emphasizes the transitions of households from subsistence agriculture or wage work into non-farm enterprise. The second model ... More


Financial Fragility in the Personal Sector

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:
10.1093/0198233310.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Complementing the previous chapter, this chapter seeks to assess the causes and implications of developments up to the early 1990s in personal‐sector indebtedness and default in the major economies. ... More


Time for a Visible Hand: Lessons from the 2008 World Financial Crisis

Stephany Griffith-Jones, José Antonio Ocampo, and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578801
eISBN:
9780191723285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578801.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

The financial crisis, which originated in developed country financial markets, has spread to developing countries and has turned into a global financial meltdown. Governments and Central Banks—though ... More


The Years of Adjustment, the Lost Decade, and the Reform Process

Juan Carlos Moreno-Brid and Jaime Ros

in Development and Growth in the Mexican Economy: An Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371161
eISBN:
9780199870608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371161.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 7 looks at Mexico's radical economic policy responses and adjustment to the adverse shocks of the debt crisis of 1982 and the oil price collapse of 1986, which implied an about face in the ... More


Critical Survey of the Literature on Financial and Monetary Integration in East Asia

Yung Chul Park and Charles Wyplosz

in Monetary and Financial Integration in East Asia: The Relevance of European Experience

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199587124
eISBN:
9780191723377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587124.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

East Asian policymakers display interest in regional monetary cooperation, but a regional numeraire, or even an internal common basket, seem distant goals. This chapter reviews the literature on ... More


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