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Informal Finance in China: American and Chinese Perspectives

Jianjun Li and Sara Hsu (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195380644
eISBN:
9780199869329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380644.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, South and East Asia

Informal finance consists of non-bank financing activities, whether conducted through family and friends, local money houses, or other types of financial associations. Informal finance has provided ... More


Growth through Competition, Competition through Growth: Strategic Management and the Economy in Japan

Hiroyuki Odagiri

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288732
eISBN:
9780191596711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288735.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Two particularly distinctive features of Japanese management are growth pursuit—not by acquisitions, but by internal investment—and intensive competition within and between Japanese firms. This book ... More


Macroeconomic Stability

Hiroyuki Odagiri

in Growth through Competition, Competition through Growth: Strategic Management and the Economy in Japan

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288732
eISBN:
9780191596711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288735.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter focuses on the employment adjustment behaviour of Japanese management and the effect of this on macroeconomic stability. With a theoretical model and an empirical application, we argue ... More


Economic transformation: Collapse and recovery

Roderick Martin

in Transforming Management in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775690
eISBN:
9780191695377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775690.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on the macro level economic environment within which the enterprise operates. It is divided into six sections. Following a brief introduction, the second section outlines the ... More


Conclusion: Regulating Informal Finance in China

Jianjun Li

in Informal Finance in China: American and Chinese Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195380644
eISBN:
9780199869329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380644.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, South and East Asia

This chapter concludes with the rules of informal finance and policy recommendations. From a macroeconomic perspective, private financial organizations — from the informal financial organization of ... More


Overview

Hanaa Kheir-El-Din

in The Egyptian Economy: Current Challenges and Future Prospects

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161544
eISBN:
9781617970306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161544.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This bok comprises chapters that were presented as research papers at a conference organized by the Egyptian Center for Economic Studies (ECES) in Cairo on November 21–22, 2006. Its purpose was ... More


Fighting Poverty: Lessons from Recent U.S. History

Rebecca M. Blank

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0030
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter addresses important behavioral changes in low-income families in the 1990s and investigates the role of both the macroeconomy and policy in producing these outcomes. The chapter ... More


Crisis, What Crisis?

Geoffrey Meen and Christine Whitehead

in Understanding Affordability: The Economics of Housing Markets

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529211863
eISBN:
9781529211870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211863.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The opening chapter provides an overview of the topics covered in the book, set in the context of the key policy debates that have taken place in recent years, not just in the UK but across countries ... More


Methods for Describing Oscillations, Fluctuations, and Cycles in Univariate Series

Don Harding and Adrian Pagan

in The Econometric Analysis of Recurrent Events in Macroeconomics and Finance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691167084
eISBN:
9781400880935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167084.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter investigates the three ways that economic researchers have approached the task of describing the ups and downs in the macroeconomy: oscillations, fluctuations, and cycles. Each has a ... More


The Construction Sector in Mozambique

António S. Cruz, Francisco Fernandes, Fausto J. Mafambissa, and Francisco Pereira

in Mining for Change: Natural Resources and Industry in Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198851172
eISBN:
9780191885914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851172.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Mozambique’s construction sector has long played an important role in the economy. However, this sector has proven to be vulnerable to economic fluctuations, such as those which emerged after 2014 ... More


Fifty Years of Revolution in the Cuban Economy: A Brief Overview

José Luis RodrÍguez

in Cuban Economists on the Cuban Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044231
eISBN:
9780813046464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044231.003.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

José Luis Rodríguez provides a broad overview of the major macroeconomic changes in Cuba over the last twenty years. His historical approach necessitates a substantial review of the nation’s ... More


The Evolution of Cuba’s Macroeconomy: From the Triumph of the Revolution through the Special Period

Oscar U-EchevarrÍa Vallejo

in Cuban Economists on the Cuban Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044231
eISBN:
9780813046464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044231.003.0002
Subject:
History, Economic History

Oscar Echevarría’s treatment of the macroeconomy is complementary to the preceding treatment by José Luis Rodríguez. Echevarría provides chronological discussion of the major macroeconomic changes of ... More


Macroeconomic Perspective on Development

Amit Bhaduri

in Asian Transformations: An Inquiry into the Development of Nations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198844938
eISBN:
9780191880308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844938.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Macroeconomic strategies and policies have differed significantly among Asian countries, and yet some common issues recur despite their immense diversity in inherited historical initial conditions, ... More


Challenges in Identifying and Measuring Systemic Risk

Hansen Lars Peter

in Risk Topography: Systemic Risk and Macro Modeling

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226077734
eISBN:
9780226092645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092645.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Sparked by the recent "great recession" and the role of financial markets, considerable interest exists among researchers within both the academic community and the public sector in modeling and ... More


Time of Troubles: The Yen and Japan’s Economy, 1985–2008

Maurice Obstfeld

in Japan's Bubble, Deflation, and Long-term Stagnation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014892
eISBN:
9780262289467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014892.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Japan’s real economic growth rate generally shows a strong negative correlation with the level of the yen’s real effective exchange rate. In light of the development of Japan’s macroeconomy, however, ... More


The Role of Oil and Gas in the Economic Development of the Global Economy

Paul Stevens

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter is concerned with the role of oil and gas in the economic development of the global economy. It focuses on the context in which established and newer oil and gas producers in developing ... More


The Evolution of Vietnamese Industry

Nguyen Thi Tue Anh, Luu Minh Duc, and Trinh Duc Chieu

in Manufacturing Transformation: Comparative Studies of Industrial Development in Africa and Emerging Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198776987
eISBN:
9780191822896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776987.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Transition from an import-substitution to an export-orientation strategy has been in effect in Vietnam since the reform process, Doi Moi, necessitating the re-formulation of macroeconomic, trading, ... More


The Effects of Oil Price Changes on the Industry-Level Production and Prices in the United States and Japan

Fukunaga Ichiro, Naohisa Hirakata, and Nao Sudo

in Commodity Prices and Markets

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386898
eISBN:
9780226386904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386904.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter investigates the underlying causes of oil price changes and their transmission mechanisms in the United States and Japan. The oil price changes are decomposed into their component parts ... More


OIl Oil and Macroeconomy: The Case of Korea

Junhee Lee and Joonhyuk Song

in Commodity Prices and Markets

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386898
eISBN:
9780226386904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386904.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyzes the nature of oil price hikes and their impacts on the Korean economy. The chapter examines in detail whether the recent oil price hike is similar to or different from previous ... More


Stock Market Liquidity and the Macroeconomy: Evidence from Japan

Woon Gyu Choi and David Cook (eds)

in Monetary Policy with Very Low Inflation in the Pacific Rim

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226378978
eISBN:
9780226379012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226379012.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter is concerned with the association between the liquidity of the Japanese stock market and the macroeconomy in a period of prolonged deflation, slow growth, and near-zero interest rates. ... More


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