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 The Transitional Economy, 1876–1904

Young‐Iob Chung

in Korea under Siege, 1876-1945: Capital Formation and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178302
eISBN:
9780199783557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178300.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter investigates how foreign influences through trade, investment, and other forms of interaction affected the capital formation and economic transformation of Korea during the 30-year ... More


Aggregate and Sectoral Investment

Young‐Iob Chung

in South Korea in the Fast Lane: Economic Development and Capital Formation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195325454
eISBN:
9780199783908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325454.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates aggregate and sectoral investments in both the public and private sectors, estimating their magnitudes, discerning their patterns and nature, and assessing the role of the ... More


South Korea in the Fast Lane: Economic Development and Capital Formation

Young-Iob Chung

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195325454
eISBN:
9780199783908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325454.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines South Korea's robust economic development and rapid capital formation, which has transformed the country from an agrarian/semi-industrial economy facing seemingly insurmountable ... More


A ‘Public Works State’

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Historically, Japan invested, and continues to invest, a greater proportion of its gross domestic product (GDP) in gross fixed capital formation than comparable industrialized countries. General ... More


Creditor Initiatives in the 1980s and 1990s

David Roodman

in Sovereign Debt at the Crossroads: Challenges and Proposals for Resolving the Third World Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195168006
eISBN:
9780199783458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168003.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents an overview of the sovereign-debt initiatives from the last twenty-five years. It examines the programs devised by creditors, namely the World Bank and IMF, during the 1980s and ... More


The Principles and Objectives of EU Foreign Investment Law

Angelos Dimopoulos

in EU Foreign Investment Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199698608
eISBN:
9780191732140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698608.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Competition Law

Chapter 4 offers a legal assessment of the orientation of EU foreign investment law. It identifies and analyzes the principles and objectives that determine the exercise of EU competence in the field ... More


Mitigating the Risks of Investing in Developing Countries: Currency-Related Guarantee Instruments for Infrastructure Projects

Inge Kaul and Pedro Conceiçāo

in The New Public Finance: Responding to Global Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195179972
eISBN:
9780199850709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179972.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines how public investment guarantees can facilitate infrastructure investment in developing countries, focusing on guarantee by multilateral and bilateral agencies to debt investors ... More


Why Has Post-reform Growth Been Disappointing?

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/9780195371161.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 10 discusses the growth slowdown of the Mexican economy during the reform and postreform periods. After reviewing the role of international trade integration, productivity growth and human ... More


Making It Happen

Robert J. Shiller

in Macro Markets: Creating Institutions for Managing Society's Largest Economic Risks

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294184
eISBN:
9780191596926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294182.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

In attempting to carry to its logical conclusion the premise that there should be sharing, through markets, of standard‐of‐living risks, this book has proposed quite a number of new markets, although ... More


Capital Formation in Indian Agriculture: National and State Level Analysis

Ramesh Chand

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the trends in public and private capital formation in agriculture during the past 25 years, focusing on factors that affect growth in various types of investment. It analyses ... More


Planning or the Market: What Are the Catalysts?

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter returns to the concrete conditions required to foster growth based on the ascription of value to green capital, leading eventually to a self-reproducing, fully functional economy. The ... More


Alternatives to austerity

Dexter Whitfield and John Spoehr

in Social Policy In Times of Austerity: Global economic crisis and the new politics of welfare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447319115
eISBN:
9781447319146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319115.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter challenges the effectiveness of austerity policies, discusses alternative strategies for industrial investment, innovation and public spending and the benefits of radical change in the ... More


Public Investment and Fiscal Reforms

Christopher S. Adam, Jehovaness Aikaeli, and Anne Laski

in Tanzania: The Path to Prosperity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198704812
eISBN:
9780191774010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704812.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Improvements in macroeconomic performance in Tanzania over the last two decades reflect significant improvements in fiscal control. This chapter explores the challenges to the efficient and equitable ... More


Should Finance and Investment be Democratized?

Tom Malleson

in After Occupy: Economic Democracy for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199330102
eISBN:
9780199368266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330102.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

The overarching argument of this chapter is that the current system of private control of finance and investment is undemocratic in the sense that it undermines popular sovereignty. There are two ... More


Scouting Philanthropy’s New Frontier I: New Actors

Lester M. Salamon

in Leverage for Good: An Introduction to the New Frontiers of Philanthropy and Social Investment

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199376520
eISBN:
9780199377633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376520.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

A wide assortment of new actors have taken their place on the new frontiers of philanthropy and social investment. Some of these are financial institutions such as capital aggregators, social ... More


Agricultural Innovation

Tiffany Shih and Brian Wright

in Accelerating Energy Innovation: Insights from Multiple Sectors

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226326832
eISBN:
9780226326856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326856.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides an overview of innovative policies for agriculture, with the purpose of highlighting aspects of interest to the energy sector. It also presents a summary of global agricultural ... More


State-Level Performance under Economic Reforms in India

Montek S. Ahluwalia (ed.)

in Economic Policy Reforms and the Indian Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226454528
eISBN:
9780226454542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454542.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter reports new evidence on differentials in growth rates among the Indian states, and a preliminary analysis of the reasons for these differentials. The performance of the major states in ... More


Finance and Investment Democracy in Practice: Capital Controls, Public Banks, and Participatory Budgeting

Tom Malleson

in After Occupy: Economic Democracy for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199330102
eISBN:
9780199368266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330102.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter examines real world examples of institutions that have been developed to democratize finance and investment. Three main areas are explored. The first section looks at the efficacy of ... More


Impact investing: A market in evolution

Anna Oleksiak, Alex Nicholls, and Jed Emerson

in Social Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198703761
eISBN:
9780191773013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703761.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The chapter begins by establishing a definition for this market and discussing the main contexts and trends that can be observed shaping its development. A section on key characteristics follows that ... More


Balancing Investment Protection and Other Public Policy Goals: Lessons from WTO Jurisprudence

Yasuhei Taniguchi and Tomoko Ishikawa

in International Economic Law and Governance: Essays in Honour of Mitsuo Matsushita

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198778257
eISBN:
9780191823763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778257.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

With the dramatic growth of foreign investment laws in the past few decades, there is an increasing concern over investment arbitration, including that it has reduced the scope for state regulation. ... More


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