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Introduction

William R. Summerhill

in Inglorious Revolution: Political Institutions, Sovereign Debt, and Financial Underdevelopment in Imperial Brazil

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300139273
eISBN:
9780300218619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139273.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Brazil's early experience with sovereign borrowing and its relation to financial underdevelopment. It summarizes four topics that intersect with ... More


Sovereign Borrowing and Imperial Debt Policy

William R. Summerhill

in Inglorious Revolution: Political Institutions, Sovereign Debt, and Financial Underdevelopment in Imperial Brazil

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300139273
eISBN:
9780300218619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139273.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter presents a model of the political economics of sovereign borrowing. It establishes the conditions under which a ruler will seek to borrow and capitalists will agree to lend, despite ... More


Borrowing on Rua Direita

William R. Summerhill

in Inglorious Revolution: Political Institutions, Sovereign Debt, and Financial Underdevelopment in Imperial Brazil

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300139273
eISBN:
9780300218619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139273.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on Brazil's domestic borrowing. The hypothesis that the Empire was excessively reliant on foreign lending is rejected. For much of the Imperial era the bulk of Brazil's debt was ... More


Explaining Variation in Borrowing Portfolios

Jonas B. Bunte

in Raise the Debt: How Developing Countries Choose Their Creditors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190866167
eISBN:
9780190909581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190866167.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

This chapter illustrates that borrowing patterns differ significantly across developing countries, even if they have the same credit rating, income level, and degree of democracy. Some rely on ... More


Austria, the League of Nations, and the Birth of Multilateral Financial Control

Nathan Marcus

in Remaking Central Europe: The League of Nations and the Former Habsburg Lands

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198854685
eISBN:
9780191888885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854685.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The end of the First World War marked a turning point in the practices of sovereign borrowing. The League of Nations loan for Austria issued in 1923 precluded foreign creditor control of Austrian ... More


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