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Capital Market Liberalization: Summary and Remaining Debates

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:
10.1093/0199288143.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines some of the other outstanding debates on capital market liberalization (CML). In particular, it focuses on when a country is sufficiently developed to risk capital market ... More


Tax Treaties for Investment and Aid to Sub-saharan Africa: A Case study *

Allison Christians

in The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties, and Investment Flows

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195388534
eISBN:
9780199855322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388534.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins with an overview of the background and function of tax treaties and their proclaimed benefits. It then presents the case study of a hypothetical tax treaty between the United ... More


Bilateral Investment Treaties and Foreign Direct Investment: A Political Analysis *

Tim Büthe and Helen V. Milner

in The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties, and Investment Flows

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195388534
eISBN:
9780199855322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388534.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the effect of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) on inward foreign direct investment flows (FDI) into least developed countries (LDCs). It suggests that BITs should not only ... More


Do Double Taxation Treaties Increase Foreign Direct Investment to Developing Countries? *

Eric Neumayer

in The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties, and Investment Flows

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195388534
eISBN:
9780199855322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388534.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines whether double taxation treaties (DTTs) attract more foreign direct investment (FDI) to developing countries. It begins by describing the importance of foreign investment to ... More


Pension Funds in Developing Countries

E. Philip Davis

in Pension Funds: Retirement-Income Security and Capital Markets: An International Perspective

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198293040
eISBN:
9780191684944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293040.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Public and Welfare

While several economic issues are brought about by the various developments of pension funds, it is important to consider that issues similar to these also emerge for least developed countries ... More


Development at the World Trade Organization

Sonia E. Rolland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book engages in a systematic analysis of development-oriented rules and procedures at the WTO. It argues that the shortcomings of the Doha Development Round are due in part to the failure to ... More


“Developing Member” and Least-Developed Country Status at the GATT and WTO: Self-Designation versus the Politics of Accession

Sonia E. Rolland

in Development at the World Trade Organization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Neither general international law nor the WTO legal system have a set definition of “developing country.” Members simply designate themselves as developing countries for purposes of particular WTO ... More


Aid to Fragile States: Do Donors Help or Hinder?

Stephen Browne

in Foreign Aid for Development: Issues, Challenges, and the New Agenda

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580934
eISBN:
9780191723346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580934.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The record of aid to fragile and poorly-performing states is the real test of aid effectiveness. Rich countries can justify aid to fragile states both through altruism and self-interest. But, with ... More


The Problems of Commodity Dependence

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/9780199234707.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the reliance of least developed countries (LDCs), small vulnerable states (SVS), and heavily indebted poor countries (HIPCs) on commodities for production and export and the ... More


Funding Strategies for World Heritage Sites in Least Developed Countries

Brijesh Thapa

in Cultural Heritage Management: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034607
eISBN:
9780813039510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034607.003.0022
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

An international strategy adopted by UNESCO including many least developed countries (LDCs) encourages its members to identify and submit nominations for heritage sites to the World Heritage ... More


International Social Development Projects

Lorne Jaques and W. Duffie VanBalkom

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0062
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter introduces the ways in which social workers are likely to encounter development projects when they work with communities and partners in least developed countries (LDCs). Well-conceived ... More


Climate Justice for LDCs through Global Decisions

Achala Abeysinghe and Saleemul Huq

in Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198744047
eISBN:
9780191804038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744047.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

Climate change is recognized as inherently unfair and unjust. Not only are the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) extremely vulnerable to its impact, facing the largest cost of inaction by those who ... More


Adaptation to Climate Change: Who Pays Whom?

Paul Baer

in Climate Ethics: Essential Readings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195399622
eISBN:
9780197562840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195399622.003.0024
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

The problem of adaptation to climate change is complex and multifaceted. At its core, however, are two simple questions: what actions should be taken to ... More


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