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Industrial and Foreign Exchange Policies

Young‐Iob Chung

in South Korea in the Fast Lane: Economic Development and Capital Formation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195325454
eISBN:
9780199783908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325454.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the governance, approach, and the government's industrial and foreign exchange policies that promoted capital formation in the private sector. These offered financial incentives ... More


Revenue Potential of the Tobin Tax for Development Finance: A Critical Appraisal

Machiko Nissanke

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The principal objective here is to assess the potential of currency transactions taxes (CTTs) – the celebrated Tobin tax – to raise revenues that can be used for developmental purposes. Thus, though ... More


Foreign Exchange and Money Markets

Roy C. Smith, Ingo Walter, and Gayle Delong

in Global Banking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195335934
eISBN:
9780199932146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335934.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter discusses the evolution of two essential markets to global banks. Foreign exchange markets allow for the trading of foreign currencies, using instruments such as spot transactions, ... More


Failing to Adjust, 1960–1969

Ranald C. Michie

in The London Stock Exchange: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242559
eISBN:
9780191596643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242550.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

This chapter addresses the continuing decline and failure of the London Stock Exchange to adjust to change during the 1960s, when the government rather than the market continued to be the major ... More


Black Hole

Ranald C. Michie

in The London Stock Exchange: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242559
eISBN:
9780191596643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242550.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

The Big Bang described in the last chapter appeared to have answered the doubts over the future of the London Stock Exchange, but from the late 1980s onwards into the 1990s, it both waned in ... More


Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy

Maria Socorro Gochoco‐Bautista and Dante Canlas

in The Philippine Economy: Development, Policies, and Challenges

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195158984
eISBN:
9780199869107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195158989.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Examines the evolution of monetary policy rules and exchange rate regimes in the Philippines over the past two decades. It highlights the importance of recognizing the interdependence of exchange ... More


Is Macroeconomics Different in Developing Countries?

Joseph E. Stiglitz, José Antonio Ocampo, Shari Spiegel, Ricardo Ffrench-Davis, and Deepak Nayyar

in Stability with Growth: Macroeconomics, Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199288144
eISBN:
9780191603884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288143.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Though macroeconomics was developed for developed countries, developing countries often use this corpus of knowledge — with its competing schools of thought — without any significant modification. It ... 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


Corporate Management of Foreign Currency Risk: Conceptual Framework, Policies, and Strategies

RAJ AGGARWAL

in International Finance: A Survey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199754656
eISBN:
9780199979462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754656.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

In perfectly efficient markets, managing business exposure to losses associated with currency changes should not result in added value since unanticipated changes cannot be hedged costlessly. In ... More


Capital Flows and Policy Responses in South Africa in the 1990s

Brian Kahn

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/9780198296867.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

After it successfully shifted to democracy, the reintegration of South Africa into the global markets in 1994 ensued about ten years of restricted access to capital markets and international money. ... More


Estimating Foreign Exchange Loss due to Declining Commodity Prices

Mohammad A. Razzaque, Philip Osafa‐Kwaako, and Roman Grynberg

in Commodity Prices and Development

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199234707
eISBN:
9780191715488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234707.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the foreign exchange losses suffered by LDCs, HIPCs, and SVS through the sustained weakness in relative prices of primary commodities. Falling real prices of commodities have ... More


Uzbekistan

Richard Pomfret

in The Central Asian Economies in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182216
eISBN:
9780691185408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182216.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter explores the national economy and transition strategies of Uzbekistan. At independence Uzbekistan inherited important assets, including the best civil aircraft fleet, the military ... More


Is East Asia Safe from Financial Crises? 1

Charles Wyplosz

in China, Asia, and the New World Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199235889
eISBN:
9780191717109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235889.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines whether East Asia remains vulnerable to financial crises. Section 9.2 reminds us that this question would have received a negative answer even as late as in 1996. Section 9.3 ... More


The Development Strategy after Independence

Suresh D. Tendulkar and T.A. Bhavani

in Understanding Reforms: Post-1991 India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198085584
eISBN:
9780199082087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085584.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes the development strategy in the post-Independence era, and the ideology guiding it. . Idealistic political leadership of post-Independence India started a unique and ... More


Markets and International Interest Rate Parity

SUK HUN LEE and A. G. MALLIARIS

in International Finance: A Survey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199754656
eISBN:
9780199979462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754656.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

This chapter provides a general overview of the international markets for foreign exchange (FX) and FX derivatives as well as the theoretical relationships that tie these markets together with ... More


International Relations

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses Japanese law on international relations. Topics covered include the Nationality Law, the status of aliens, foreign exchange and foreign trade law, rules on the conflict of ... More


International Money and Foreign Exchange Markets

Roy C. Smith and Ingo Walter

in Global Banking

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134360
eISBN:
9780199833009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134362.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

While foreign exchange dealings have been taking place since the fifteenth century, the past 30 years have been especially marked by new developments, growth, and change in money‐market instruments ... More


Hong Kong's Financial Crisis Hong Kong's Financial Crisis History, Analysis, Prescription: (November–December 1982)

John Greenwood

in Hong Kong's Link to the US Dollar: Origins and Evolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098909
eISBN:
9789882207004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098909.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyzes Hong Kong's monetary problems and the growing problem of inflation since 1974. It argues that the Hong Kong government could not stop the currency slide through intervention in ... More


The Slow-growth Phase: 1950–1 to 1980–1

Suresh D. Tendulkar and T.A. Bhavani

in Understanding Reforms: Post-1991 India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198085584
eISBN:
9780199082087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085584.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the resultant incentive structure in the period 1950–1 to 1980–1 that emerged from the interaction of the new institutional matrix (comprising public sector expansion, controls ... More


Time to Blow the Whistle: July–August 1981

John Greenwood

in Hong Kong's Link to the US Dollar: Origins and Evolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098909
eISBN:
9789882207004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098909.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

During the recent precipitate slide of the Hong Kong dollar against the US currency, the Hong Kong government had intervened to support the local currency on the foreign exchange market. This chapter ... More


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