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Financial Access in Post-Reform India

T.A. Bhavani and N.R. Bhanumurthy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076650
eISBN:
9780199081868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076650.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This study focuses on the state of financial access in post-reform India. It is analysed from the macroeconomic growth perspective keeping in view the importance of rapid growth for the Indian ... More


Financial liberalization in Vietnam: impact on loans from informal, formal, and semi-formal providers

Robert Lensink, Mark McGillivray, and Pham Thi Thu Trà

in Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since 1986, Vietnam has gone through a process of economic reforms — a so-called ‘doimoi’, which included the liberalization of the financial sector. The most profound financial sector reform came in ... More


Impacts of Macroeconomic Policies on the Environment, Natural Resources, and Welfare in Developing Countries

López Ramón and Michael A. Toman

in Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability: New Policy Options

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199298006
eISBN:
9780191603877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199298009.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses relationships between the macro economy and economic policy, and the environmental and resource situation in developing countries. It focuses on the distortive effects of ... More


What Constitutes a Financial System in General and the German Financial System in Particular?

Reinhard H. Schmidt and Marcel Tyrell

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This is one of the two introductory chapters of the book. It first discusses what the term ‘financial system’ means and why the financial system of a country is important and for what it might be ... More


The Political Economy of the Japanese Financial Big Bang: Institutional Change in Finance and Public Policymaking

Tetsuro Toya

Jennifer A. Amyx (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199292394
eISBN:
9780191603525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199292396.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book is a case study of structural reform in the Japanese financial sector. It adopts a novel approach, combining rational choice analysis from the field of political science with comparative ... More


Capital Adequacy in Insurance and Reinsurance

Scott E. Harrington

in Capital Adequacy beyond Basel: Banking, Securities, and Insurance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195169713
eISBN:
9780199783717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169713.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter considers capital adequacy and capital regulation of insurers and reinsurers. A basic theme is that capital standards should be less stringent for financial sectors characterized by ... More


Can Tax Policy Help to Prevent Financial Crisis?

Thomas Hemmelgarn and Gaetan Nicodeme

in Taxation and the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698165
eISBN:
9780191738630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698165.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The financial crisis has raised the question as to whether additional taxes on the financial sector would be advisable. This chapter offers an overview of the economics of a financial transaction tax ... More


Financial Development: Empirical Evidence

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/9780198076650.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 4 analyses the changes in the financial sector development along the dimensions of structure, size, reach, technology, efficiency, soundness of the sector. The structure of the sector has ... More


Financial Services and International Trade Agreements: The Development Dimension

Wendy Dobson

in A Handbook of International Trade in Services

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235216
eISBN:
9780191715624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235216.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter notes the special role of financial services in an economy and distinguishes policy reform from domestic deregulation and capital account deregulation. The impacts of policy reform and ... More


Introduction

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/9780198076650.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 1 begins with the overview of the financial sector policies—pre- and post-reform India. In the background of policy reforms, it presents the research issues and salient features of the study. ... More


Financial System Reform in China: Lessons from Japan's Main Bank System

Yingyi Qian

in The Japanese Main Bank System: Its Relevance for Developing and Transforming Economies

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198288992
eISBN:
9780191601224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288999.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter examines financial system reform in China. It presents an overview of the changes in China’s financial sector since 1979, and discusses the main problems of the sector until 1992. The ... More


Who Wins and Who Loses in the City of London from the Establishment of European Monetary Union

Leila Talani

in After the Euro: Shaping Institutions for Governance in the Wake of European Monetary Union

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296393
eISBN:
9780191599002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296398.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The author analyses the different positions in relation to the single European currency of the many different types of firm and interest organizations in the London financial sector. There is ... More


Indian Financial Sector Indian Financial Sector An International Comparison

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/9780198076650.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 7 makes international comparison of some of the specified aspects of Indian financial system for the most recent years using data from the Financial Development Report 2009 and Financial ... More


Finance and Ownership

ANDREW GLYN

in Capitalism Unleashed: Finance, Globalization, and Welfare

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199226795
eISBN:
9780191710544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226795.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter traces shifts in the financial landscape over the past twenty-five years. These include the rise of the financial sector, the consumer credit boom that resulted in a rise in household ... More


Do Global Standards and Codes Prevent Financial Crises?

Benu Schneider

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/9780199230587.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Following the crises in emerging market economies, beginning with that of Mexico in the mid-1990s, the adoption of internationally recognized standards and codes (S&C) of financial best practices ... More


Credit, Intermediation, and Poverty Reduction

Robert M. Townsend

in Understanding Poverty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305197
eISBN:
9780199783519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305191.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay shows how credit markets influence development, and argues that the impact of improvements in credit markets is quantitatively significant. It begins by establishing the fact that access ... More


Financial System Reform in Poland: Lessons from Japan's Main Bank System

Takeo Hoshi, Anil Kashyap, and Gary Loveman

in The Japanese Main Bank System: Its Relevance for Developing and Transforming Economies

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198288992
eISBN:
9780191601224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288999.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter examines how the Japanese main bank system can be used as a model for financial system reform in Poland. It is argued that the Japanese model is appropriate for Poland by virtue of its ... More


The Way Forward

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/9780198076650.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The last chapter recapitulates the salient features and summary of findings of the study and suggests some policy measures that enhance financial access to real sectors. Empirical analysis of the ... More


Taxation and the Financial Crisis

Julian S. Alworth and Giampaolo Arachi (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698165
eISBN:
9780191738630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698165.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The financial crisis has opened up a global debate on the taxation of the financial sector. A number of international policy initiatives, most notably by the G20, have called for major changes in the ... More


Banking Strategy

Hrishikes Bhattacharya

in Banking Strategy, Credit Appraisal, and Lending Decisions: A Risk–Return Framework

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074106
eISBN:
9780199080861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074106.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter begins with a description of financial sector reforms in India and their impact on banks and financial institutions. It then discusses changes in savings and investment behaviour, and ... More


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