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Capital Flows, Financial Markets, and the External Balance Sheet

Jonathan Leape and Lynne Thomas

in South African Economic Policy under Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551460
eISBN:
9780191720376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551460.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

This chapter examines the volume and composition of capital flows in South Africa, distinguishing between net flows of foreign (non-resident) capital and net flows of domestic (resident) capital. Two ... More


Managing Capital Inflows in Chile

Manuel R. Agosin and Ricardo Ffrench-Davis

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/9780198296867.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

As private capital inflows resurged in Latin America during the later part of the 1980s, Chile was one of the first countries to attract such foreign capital flows and was also the one to attract the ... More


INVESTMENT RULES IN REGIONAL INTEGRATION AGREEMENTS IN LATIN AMERICA: THE CASE OF THE ANDEAN PACT/ANDEAN COMMUNITY

Waldemar Hummer

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter focuses on the approach of the Andean States to the treatment of foreign investment capital, which underwent a fundamental change in the course of time. A common regime for the treatment ... More


Polish Banking in the Inter‐War Period

Zbigniew Landau and Wojciech Morawski

in Banking, Currency, and Finance in Europe Between the Wars

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288039
eISBN:
9780191596230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288034.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Economic History

The principal trend in the development of the banking system in Poland in the years between the wars was a gradual decrease in the importance of private banking and an enhanced role for the state ... More


Fault Lines: The Witte System and Missed Opportunities

Hassan Malik

in Bankers and Bolsheviks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691170169
eISBN:
9780691185002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170169.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter traces Russia's financial reforms in the late nineteenth century. It puts the reforms associated with Sergei Witte's tenure as finance minister from 1892 to 1903 in a broader context, ... More


External Influences

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

in The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In a country where the influx of international migration was small compared to Argentina or Brazil, the presence of foreign immigrants and capital on the Caribbean Coast is worthy of attention. This ... More


International Capital Flows and House Prices: Theory and Evidence

Jack Favilukis, David Kohn, Sydney C. Ludvigson, and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

in Housing and the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226030586
eISBN:
9780226030616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030616.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the empirical relationship between house price changes and international capital flows, focusing on the boom-bust period in the housing market from 2000 to 2010. Foreign capital ... More


The Interaction between Capital Markets and Corporate Governance of Chinese Listed Companies

Leng Jing

in Corporate Governance and Financial Reform in China's Transition Economy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099319
eISBN:
9789882206786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099319.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The term “capital markets” refers to the stockmarket in China and overseas as the country's listed companies utilize equity financing for capital accumulation. The country's stockmarket during the ... More


Evolution and Results of Foreign Investment in Cuba

Paolo Spadoni

in Failed Sanctions: Why the U.S. Embargo against Cuba Could Never Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035154
eISBN:
9780813038896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035154.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter analyzes the evolution and results of foreign direct investment in Cuba to show the positive impact of foreign capital and know-how on the development of the Cuban economy. Public ... More


Economic Modernization in the Half Century before World War I

Ivan T. Berend

in History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232990
eISBN:
9780520932098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232990.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses the economic modernization of Central and Eastern Europe. Central and Eastern Europe became a part of a “globalized” European economic system. Free trade, an internationalized ... More


Domestic Bank Regulation and Financial Crises Theory and Empirical Evidence from East Asia

Robert Dekle and Kenneth Kletzer (eds)

in Preventing Currency Crises in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184944
eISBN:
9780226185057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185057.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter covers the banking relationships that have been shown in the Asian financial system. It concentrates on the link between foreign capital inflows, economic growth, and subsequent banking ... More


Economic Development and Institutional Change, 1980–2015

Şevket Pamuk

in Uneven Centuries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691166377
eISBN:
9780691184982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166377.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explores how, in the decades after World War II, Turkey had attained unprecedented rates of growth by raising both its savings and investments rates from 11 percent of GDP in the early ... More


Introduction

Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry, and Mahvash S. Qureshi

in Taming the Tide of Capital Flows: A Policy Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037167
eISBN:
9780262343756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037167.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of capital flows to emerging markets. In principle, cross-border capital flows to emerging markets have the potential to bring several benefits; in ... More


Boomers, Sooners, and Settlers

JOHN MASON HART

in Empire and Revolution: The Americans in Mexico since the Civil War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223240
eISBN:
9780520939295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223240.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the increase in the number of American immigrants who entered Mexico as colonists and settlers during the late nineteenth century and the first decade of the twentieth century. ... More


Surges

Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry, and Mahvash S. Qureshi

in Taming the Tide of Capital Flows: A Policy Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037167
eISBN:
9780262343756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037167.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the drivers of exceptionally large net capital flows—surges—to emerging market economies. Most surges to emerging markets are driven by foreign investors rather than by ... More


Introduction

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

in The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book examines the social, economic, and political development experienced by the Caribbean Coast of Colombia between 1870 and 1950 within a national context, taking into consideration the ... More


Why Are the People Fighting?

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0059
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter notes the increasing dissatisfaction of the proletariat with the Negrín government, citing its actions as counter to the spirit of the Revolution and the social changes that they had ... More


Bureaucrats, Businesses, and Economic Policies in a Globalized China

Ling Chen

in Manipulating Globalization: The Influence of Bureaucrats on Business in China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604797
eISBN:
9781503605695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604797.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter introduces background on emergence of national campaigns to cultivate domestic competitiveness in contrast to China’s previous role as the “world’s workshop.” It reveals the divergent ... More


America in Decline

Peter Duus and Kenji Hasegawa

in Rediscovering America: Japanese Perspectives on the American Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268432
eISBN:
9780520950375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268432.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes America's economic decline, noting that during the 1970s, American complaints about Japanese trade practices gave the impression that America was in economic decline. It ... More


Sugar Islands The Sugar Economy of Madeira and the Canaries, 1450–1650

Alberto Vieira

in Tropical Babylons: Sugar and the Making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807828755
eISBN:
9781469603667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895627_schwartz.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the development of sugar industries in Madeira and the Canary Islands from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century. It compares the structure and dynamic of the two industries, ... More


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