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The Sovereign Debt Puzzle

Jerome Roos

in Why Not Default?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180106
eISBN:
9780691184937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180106.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to contribute to debates on the power of finance and the consequences of contemporary patterns in international crisis management ... More


Jimmy Carter and the Crises of the 1970s

Keren Yarhi-Milo

in Who Fights for Reputation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181288
eISBN:
9781400889983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181288.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines Jimmy Carter and several of the international crises he faced during his presidency that many observers argue risked the United States' reputation for resolve. Unlike those of ... More


SDRs after the Second Amendment

Christopher M.D. Wilkie

in Special Drawing Rights (SDRs): The First International Money

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199606467
eISBN:
9780191731648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606467.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Not only SDRs, but the IMF itself enjoyed prospectively greater powers in the late 1970s. These were illusory, however, as responsibility for liquidity provision, particularly for the creditworthy, ... More


Post-War Crises

Youssef Cassis

in Crises and Opportunities: The Shaping of Modern Finance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199600861
eISBN:
9780191724930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600861.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

This chapter discusses the four major financial crises that broke out in the core industrial countries between the end of Bretton Woods in 1971 and the early 21st century: the Financial Instability ... More


Special Drawing Rights (SDRs): The First International Money

Christopher Wilkie

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199606467
eISBN:
9780191731648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606467.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Following the Rio Agreement in 1967, the birth of the Special Drawing Right (SDR) was widely heralded as the first step towards a world international money. The SDR's intended purpose, though, was ... More


Self-Monitoring, US Presidents, and International Crises: A Statistical Analysis

Keren Yarhi-Milo

in Who Fights for Reputation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181288
eISBN:
9781400889983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181288.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter looks at original surveys of sixty-eight presidential historians on the president each had studied in depth. The historians’ survey suggests that American presidents exhibit variation in ... More


Capital Mobility and Policy Effectiveness under a Credit Run: The Mexican Economy in the 1980s

Tariq Banuri and Juliet B. Schor (eds)

in Financial Openness and National Autonomy: Opportunities and Constraints

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283645
eISBN:
9780191684463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283645.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The international debt crisis in 1980 initiated the use of various theoretical and conceptual aspects of the fall of international lending in terms of issues of liquidity, solvency, and enforcement ... More


Why Not Default?

Jerome Roos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180106
eISBN:
9780691184937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180106.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

The European debt crisis has rekindled long-standing debates about the power of finance and the fraught relationship between capitalism and democracy in a globalized world. This book unravels a ... More


Implications of the World Financial Crisis: What Role for the United Nations?

Sabine von Schorlemer

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The current global financial crisis, being mainly the result of speculative lending and investment in major international finance centres of the North, is affecting all countries and all people ... More


Ronald Reagan and the Fight against Communism

Keren Yarhi-Milo

in Who Fights for Reputation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181288
eISBN:
9781400889983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181288.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter assesses the extent to which reputational concerns shaped President Ronald Reagan's discourse, decision making, and policies during international crises. It focuses on four of these ... More


The Years of Adjustment, the Lost Decade, and the Reform Process

Juan Carlos Moreno-Brid and Jaime Ros

in Development and Growth in the Mexican Economy: An Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371161
eISBN:
9780199870608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371161.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 7 looks at Mexico's radical economic policy responses and adjustment to the adverse shocks of the debt crisis of 1982 and the oil price collapse of 1986, which implied an about face in the ... More


Preventing Currency Crises in Emerging Markets

Sebastian Edwards and Jeffrey A. Frankel (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184944
eISBN:
9780226185057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185057.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Economists and policymakers are still trying to understand the lessons recent financial crises in Asia and other emerging market countries hold for the future of the global financial system. This ... More


Germany, Pacifism and Peace Enforcement

Anja Dalgaard-Nielsen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072680
eISBN:
9781781701386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072680.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book is about the transformation of Germany's security and defence policy in the time between the 1991 Gulf War and the 2003 war against Iraq. It traces and explains the reaction of Europe's ... More


Crises in the Global Economy from Tulips to Today: Contagion and Consequences

Larry Neal and Marc Weidenmier

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/9780226065991.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines historical examples of international crises and contagion in chronological sequence, asking in each case (a) what is the evidence for contagion, judged by the standards set by ... More


Paraguay

Guillermo Cruces, Gary S. Fields, David Jaume, and Mariana Viollaz

in Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198801085
eISBN:
9780191840241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801085.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

During the 2000s Paraguay experienced slow economic growth but improved all labour market indicators. The growth process was erratic. Paraguay underwent a macroeconomic crisis at the beginning of the ... More


Mexico

Guillermo Cruces, Gary S. Fields, David Jaume, and Mariana Viollaz

in Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198801085
eISBN:
9780191840241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801085.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

During the 2000s Mexico grew less than the average for Latin America. Labour market indicators exhibited mixed changes, with improvements over the period for some of them and deterioration for ... More


Churchill and Appeasement

Paul Addison

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

What might loosely be called the Churchillian critique of appeasement involves a series of assumptions about patterns of behaviour in international crises to which appeal has frequently been made ... More


Back to the Gulf: limits and possibilities of the new consensus

Anja Dalgaard-Nielsen

in Germany, Pacifism and Peace Enforcement

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072680
eISBN:
9781781701386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072680.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The third phase of Germany's conversion process lasted from 1999 to the outbreak of war in Iraq in the spring of 2003 and the first major EU-led intervention of the same year, Operation Artemis in ... More


Colombia

Guillermo Cruces, Gary S. Fields, David Jaume, and Mariana Viollaz

in Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198801085
eISBN:
9780191840241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801085.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Between 2000 and 2013, Colombia experienced rapid economic growth. The country suffered a slowdown at the beginning of the period and during the international crisis of 2008, but during both ... More


The Bundeswehr’s projection capability

Anja Dalgaard-Nielsen

in Germany, Pacifism and Peace Enforcement

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072680
eISBN:
9781781701386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072680.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter looks at how the Bundeswehr, which throughout the 1990s remained structured and equipped for territorial defence, struggled to dispatch and sustain ever greater numbers of troops abroad. ... More


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