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Illicit Financial Flows, Sovereign Debt, and Human Rights

Cephas Lumina and Mulesa Lumina

in Sovereign Debt and Human Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198810445
eISBN:
9780191847783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810445.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

In recent years, there has been increasing attention to the problem of illicit financial outflows—broadly defined as funds that are illegally earned, transferred and utilized outside the country of ... More


Governance and Illicit Financial Flows

Melvin D. Ayogu and Folarin G badebo-Smith

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/9780198718550.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Insofar that it corrodes governance and engenders opportunistic crimes, grand corruption lies at the core of the problem of illicit financial flows from African countries. This chapter identifies two ... More


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

S. Ibi Ajayi and Léonce Ndikumana (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198718550
eISBN:
9780191788000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718550.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book provides a thematic analysis of capital flight from Africa, covering economic and institutional aspects, as well as domestic and global dimensions. It is organized in four parts. The first ... More


Trade Estimates

Alex Cobham and Petr Janský

in Estimating Illicit Financial Flows: A Critical Guide to the Data, Methodologies, and Findings

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198854418
eISBN:
9780191888717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854418.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

International trade plays an important role in some of the most prominent studies aimed at estimating the scale of illicit financial flows (IFF). This chapter provides a critical survey of the ... More


Curbing Illicit Financial Flows: Global Coordination in Support of Development

Xiaodon Liang

in Just Security in an Undergoverned World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198805373
eISBN:
9780191843440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805373.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Illicit financial flows (IFFs) drain state finances and economic vitality, with disproportionate impact on developing economies. IFFs—including money laundering, tax evasion, and tax avoidance—pose a ... More


Capital Flight and Institutional Frameworks to Promote Transparency*

Humphrey P. B. Moshi

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/9780198718550.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter has three main objectives. First, it identifies institutional frameworks at the global, regional, and country levels which have evolved to address the issues of illicit financial flows. ... More


Estimating Illicit Financial Flows: A Critical Guide to the Data, Methodologies, and Findings

Alex Cobham and Petr Janský

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198854418
eISBN:
9780191888717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854418.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Illicit financial flows constitute a global phenomenon of massive but uncertain scale, which erodes government revenues and drives corruption in countries rich and poor. In 2015, the countries of the ... More


Introduction

Alex Cobham and Petr Janský

in Estimating Illicit Financial Flows: A Critical Guide to the Data, Methodologies, and Findings

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198854418
eISBN:
9780191888717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854418.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Global agreement in 2015 on the UN Sustainable Development Goals framework, to guide worldwide progress in the period to 2030, includes for the first time a target to reduce illicit financial flows ... More


Conclusion: Estimating illicit financial flows

Alex Cobham and Petr Janský

in Estimating Illicit Financial Flows: A Critical Guide to the Data, Methodologies, and Findings

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198854418
eISBN:
9780191888717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854418.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book asks: Which flows fall under the umbrella term, ‘illicit financial flows’ (IFF)? How will progress in reducing them be measured? How will that progress be achieved? And who is ultimately ... More


Capital and Wealth Estimates

Alex Cobham and Petr Janský

in Estimating Illicit Financial Flows: A Critical Guide to the Data, Methodologies, and Findings

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198854418
eISBN:
9780191888717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854418.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Capital account-based estimates form an important part of the literature on the scale of illicit financial flows (IFF), along with related approaches to estimate the scale of wealth held offshore and ... More


History and overview of ‘IFF’

Alex Cobham and Petr Janský

in Estimating Illicit Financial Flows: A Critical Guide to the Data, Methodologies, and Findings

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198854418
eISBN:
9780191888717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854418.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a history of the rise of the term ‘illicit financial flows’ (IFF), and the emergence since 2000 of a global tax justice movement. As a broad umbrella term, the phrase was useful ... More


Beyond Scale: Risk- and Policy-based Indicators

Alex Cobham and Petr Janský

in Estimating Illicit Financial Flows: A Critical Guide to the Data, Methodologies, and Findings

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198854418
eISBN:
9780191888717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854418.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter lays out the alternatives to measures of the scale of illicit financial flows (IFF). These include policy-based indicators offering the scope to track global process on transparency ... More


New Proposals for IFF Indicators in the Sustainable Development Goals

Alex Cobham and Petr Janský

in Estimating Illicit Financial Flows: A Critical Guide to the Data, Methodologies, and Findings

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198854418
eISBN:
9780191888717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854418.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The search for indicators for the UN target to reduce illicit financial flows (IFF) is complicated by data issues and the difficulties of estimating what is deliberately hidden. In this chapter, we ... More


Introduction: Scale, Causes, and Effects of Capital Flight from Africa

S. Ibi Ajayi and Léonce Ndikumana (eds)

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/9780198718550.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The introductory chapter presents the rationale for the book and an overview of the content of the other chapters.


The Monetary Constraints on Tax Justice

Tim Hayward

in Global Justice & Finance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198842767
eISBN:
9780191878695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842767.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter assesses the hypothesis that a global shift of economic relations in favour of the poor could precipitate a countermovement of asset values in the opposite direction. Some theorists of ... More


International Corporate Tax Avoidance

Alex Cobham and Petr Janský

in Estimating Illicit Financial Flows: A Critical Guide to the Data, Methodologies, and Findings

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198854418
eISBN:
9780191888717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854418.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

exy2Tax avoidance by multinational companies is the most widely recognised tax abuse, and also the most heavily researched aspect of illicit financial flows (IFF). This chapter provides a critical ... More


Strategies for Addressing Capital Flight

James K. Boyce

Leonce Ndikumana (ed.)

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/9780198718550.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Drawing on the literature and new evidence presented in the other chapters of the book, this chapter discusses strategies to stem capital flight from African countries. It emphasizes the importance ... More


An International Convention on Financial Transparency

Harald Tollan

in Global Tax Fairness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198725343
eISBN:
9780191792687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725343.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Financial secrecy facilitates illicit financial flows, at enormous cost to the global community. Separate conventions deal with aspects and components of illicit flows, such as corruption, ... More


Illicit Financial Flows and Stolen Assets Value Recovery

Melvin D. Ayogu and Julius Agbor

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/9780198718550.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Value recovery of stolen assets is both an enforcement of anti-money laundering laws and a potent weapon against corruption. When obtainable, it represents society’s credible commitment to ensure ... More


Globalization, Trade, Work, and Health

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

in Textbook of Global Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the pathways that tie the neoliberal phase of global capitalism to patterns of health and illness. It explores the phases of financial liberalization and the health impact of ... More


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