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Polish Banking in the Inter‐War Period

Zbigniew Landau and Wojciech Morawski

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:
10.1093/0198288034.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Economic History

The principal trend in the development of the banking system in Poland in the years between the wars was a gradual decrease in the importance of private banking and an enhanced role for the state ... More


Capital Management Techniques in Developing Countries: Managing Capital Flows in Malaysia, India, and China

Gerald Epstein, Ilene Grabel, and K. S. Jomo

in Capital Market Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230587
eISBN:
9780191710896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230587.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter uses the term capital management techniques to refer to two complementary and often overlapping types of financial policies: policies that govern international private capital flows, and ... More


Managing Capital Surges in Emerging Economies

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

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/9780198296867.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Because of technological advances in terms of communications, and because of the liberalization of capital accounts, private capital flows experienced rapid growth at the end of the 20th century ... More


Managing Capital Inflows in Chile

Manuel R. Agosin and Ricardo Ffrench-Davis

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/9780198296867.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

As private capital inflows resurged in Latin America during the later part of the 1980s, Chile was one of the first countries to attract such foreign capital flows and was also the one to attract the ... More


The Interaction between Capital Markets and Corporate Governance of Chinese Listed Companies

Leng Jing

in Corporate Governance and Financial Reform in China's Transition Economy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099319
eISBN:
9789882206786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099319.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The term “capital markets” refers to the stockmarket in China and overseas as the country's listed companies utilize equity financing for capital accumulation. The country's stockmarket during the ... More


Lecture 2

T.N. Srinivasan

in Growth, sustainability, and India's Economic Reforms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076384
eISBN:
9780199080854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076384.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the period from 1980–1 to 1991–2. In this period, fiscal and monetary conservatism of 1950–80 gave way to fiscal profligacy with rising fiscal deficits financed in part by ... More


Paying for the First Italian Motorways (1923–41)

Enrico Berbenni

in Infrastructure Finance in Europe: Insights into the History of Water, Transport, and Telecommunications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198713418
eISBN:
9780191781841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713418.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The origins of the European motorway network date back to the beginning of the century, but it was only after the First World War that these projects were regarded with greater interest in several ... More


Existing Pipeline Studies and Private Pipeline Capital

in The Political Economy of Pipelines: A Century of Comparative Institutional Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226502106
eISBN:
9780226502120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226502120.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter evaluates the existing literature on pipelines and the origins of the unique role of private capital in pipeline development in the United States versus the rest of the world. The ... More


Introduction

Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger

in Regional and Global Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Causes and Consequences

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386768
eISBN:
9780226387017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387017.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the growth in private capital flows between nations since the 1960s. It suggests that in light of the financial crises taking place in Asia ... More


Learning the Hard Way: IBM and the Sources of Innovation in Early Computing

Steven W. Usselman

in Financing Innovation in the United States, 1870 to the Present

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122894
eISBN:
9780262277884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122894.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter adds certain moderate adjustments to the body of work promulgated by the National Academy of Science, and also the work of David Mowery, that deals with the notion of modern computing ... More


Introduction

Japonica Brown-Saracino

in A Neighborhood That Never Changes: Gentrification, Social Preservation, and the Search for Authenticity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076621
eISBN:
9780226076645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076645.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter introduces the concepts of gentrification and social preservation. For more than three decades, sociologists, planners, and policymakers have paid attention to gentrification: “an ... More


Utilitarian Perspectives on Private Property

Joseph Persky

in The Political Economy of Progress: John Stuart Mill and Modern Radicalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190460631
eISBN:
9780190460662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190460631.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Despite the cleverness of Bentham’s writings on usury, the early utilitarians never constructed a full-scale apology of laissez-faire capitalism or a thick defense of private ownership of industrial ... More


Women Workers in India: Issues and Debates

M.S. Sreerekha

in State Without Honour: Women Workers in India's Anganwadis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199468164
eISBN:
9780199088836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468164.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the changes in the nature and politics of women’s work in the context of women workers in India. It contains a review of some of the writings on women’s work in India, ... More


Net Neutrality Is Bad Broadband Regulation

Robert E. Litan and Hal J. Singer

in The Economists' Voice 2.0: The Financial Crisis, Health Care Reform, and More

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160155
eISBN:
9780231504324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160155.003.0028
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In 2010, private-sector job creation was a paltry 100,000 per month. At that pace, it would take over three years to restore just the nearly four million private-sector jobs lost during the first six ... More


How Much Land Does a Capitalist Need?: Historical Patterns of Land Acquisition and Indian Industrialization

Mircea Raianu

in The Land Question in India: State, Dispossession, and Capitalist Transition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198792444
eISBN:
9780191834431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792444.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines patterns of land acquisition in the establishment of two enterprises that obtained the status of proto-national industries before independence in 1947: the Tata hydro-electric ... More


Larch Autarky

Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

in Enlightenment's Frontier: The Scottish Highlands and the Origins of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162547
eISBN:
9780300163742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162547.003.0007
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses a scheme that involved the planting of several million seedlings of larch, which was intended to secure the naval timber supply of the Perthshire Highlands, and of the whole of ... More


Coup d'état, 1964–1967

James Edward Miller

in The United States and the Making of Modern Greece: History and Power, 1950-1974

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832479
eISBN:
9781469606002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887943_miller.11
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Athens French ambassador's analysis of the “American presence in Greece” for his superiors in Paris. By announcing that it would terminate all its grant-aid programs, the ... More


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