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Political Institutions and Welfare State Restructuring: The Impact of Institutions on Social Policy Change in Developed Democracies

Duane Swank

in The New Politics of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297567
eISBN:
9780191600104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The first of three chapters on the implications of electoral politics and the design of political institutions for welfare state adjustment. Swank first provides an overview of two key domestic and ... More


Emerging Markets and Financial Globalization: Sovereign Bond Spreads in 1870-1913 and Today

Paolo Mauro, Nathan Sussman, and Yishay Yafeh

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199272693
eISBN:
9780191603488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272697.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book provides the first comparative analysis of the determinants of sovereign bond spreads in the first era of financial globalization and bond finance (1870-1913) and today (1994-2002). Drawing ... More


Private International Capital Flows in Europe in the Inter‐War Period

Charles H. Feinstein and Katherine Watson

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:
10.1093/0198288034.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Economic History

Explores the nature, scale, and direction of the massive flows of international capital to and from Europe in the inter‐war period. The authors present new data on the movements of international ... 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


International Taxation of Capital

Raymond G. Batina and Toshihiro Ihori

in Consumption Tax Policy and the Taxation of Capital Income

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297901
eISBN:
9780191685361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297901.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the general principles of direct taxation when the economy is open to capital flows. Two basic principles of direct taxation are the residence principle and the source ... More


Short-Term Capital Flows and Economic Crises

Stephany Griffith-Jones, Manuel F. Montes, and Anwar Nasution (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296867
eISBN:
9780191685286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296867.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The currency crises that engulfed East Asian economies in 1997 and Mexico in 1994 — and their high development costs — raise a serious concern about the net benefits for developing countries of large ... More


International Capital Movements in the 1920s

Charles H. Feinstein, Peter Temin, and Gianni Toniolo

in The World Economy between the World Wars

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195307559
eISBN:
9780199867929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307559.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter surveys international capital movements in the 1920s. It investigates the initial role of these capital flows in helping to promote the measure of stability achieved in the mid-1920s, ... More


Financial Instability 1966–1990

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:
10.1093/0198233310.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In this chapter, we test the theories of financial instability outlined in Ch. 5 against evidence from six periods of financial instability since 1973, namely the UK secondary banking crisis of ... More


Introduction

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/9780691170169.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This introductory chapter argues that the story of the Russian investment boom and bust of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries is based on, among other things, financial and economic ... More


Multinational Cost of Capital and Capital Structure

FRANCK BANCEL, USHA R. MITTOO, and ZHOU ZHANG

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/9780199754656.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

Financial theory predicts that multinational corporations (MNCs) should have a lower cost of capital and a higher leverage level compared to domestic corporations (DCs) because of their enhanced ... More


The Boom of Portfolio Flows to ‘Emerging Markets’ and its Regulatory Implications

Jane W. D’arista and Stephany Griffith-Jones

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/9780198296867.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In the advent of various developments in international financial markets, foreign portfolio investments have assumed an emerging role as a channel for international capital flows to a number of ... More


An Integrated European Market without an International Financial Centre, 1945–1962?

André Straus

in Financial Centres and International Capital Flows in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199603503
eISBN:
9780191729249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603503.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

From the end of the war until the beginning of the 1970s, Western Europe had not itself met all its own requirement for private capital. European concerns had been borrowing relatively heavily in New ... More


The Decline of Paris as an International Financial Centre 1914–1940

Laure Quennouëlle-Corre

in Financial Centres and International Capital Flows in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199603503
eISBN:
9780191729249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603503.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Paris, considered until 1914 as the second international financial centre after London, declined more than the other ones after WW1. This study revaluates the different factors which could have led ... 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


Globalization and Capital Markets

Maurice Obstfeld and Alan M. Taylor

in Globalization in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226065984
eISBN:
9780226065991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226065991.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter surveys the development of international capital mobility since the mid-nineteenth century. It documents the long U traced out by the creation of a well-integrated global capital market ... More


Capital Flows in a Globalized World: The Role of Policies and Institutions

Laura Alfaro, Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, and Vadym Volosovych

in Capital Controls and Capital Flows in Emerging Economies: Policies, Practices, and Consequences

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184975
eISBN:
9780226184999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226184999.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter investigates the patterns of international capital flows using data for 1970–2000. The data reveals that the quality of institutions plays an important role in explaining the direction ... More


South Korea's Experience with International Capital Flows

Marcus Noland

in Capital Controls and Capital Flows in Emerging Economies: Policies, Practices, and Consequences

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184975
eISBN:
9780226184999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226184999.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter describes the way in which South Korea has managed the capital account during the last twenty years. South Korean reluctance to deregulate reflected a mixture of motivations. South ... More


Should We Still Support Untrammeled International Capital Mobility? Or Are Capital Controls Less Evil Than We Once Believed?

J. Bradford DeLong

in The Economists' Voice: Top Economists Take On Today's Problems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143653
eISBN:
9780231527866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143653.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter considers capital flows and a growing controversy among economists. In the past, the author was a strong proponent of international capital mobility—the free flow of investment financing ... More


International Financial Liberalization

John Eatwell and Murray Milgate

in The Fall and Rise of Keynesian Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199777693
eISBN:
9780190261344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777693.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter explains the impact of international capital liberalization that is consistent with the deterioration of economic performance in the post-Bretton Woods era. It comprises of hypotheses on ... More


Introduction: International Capital Markets and the Challenge of Globalization: A Touring Guide to Some of the Issues

Leonardo Auernheimer

in International Financial Markets: The Challenge of Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226032146
eISBN:
9780226032153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226032153.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This introductory chapter discusses the contents of this volume which is about the impact of globalization on the international capital markets. The papers in this volume were presented at the Third ... More


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