Tony Fu-Lai Yu, Yuen Wai-Kee, Diana S. Kwan's International Economic Development: Leading Issues and PDF

By Tony Fu-Lai Yu, Yuen Wai-Kee, Diana S. Kwan

ISBN-10: 0415661528

ISBN-13: 9780415661522

Written via specialists of their respective parts, this publication is a superb evaluation of theories, regulations and empirical evidences on vital issues in international fiscal improvement. The e-book is either a good educating device and a useful instruction manual in improvement economics. the amount compiled thirteen articles on modern concerns influencing the area improvement. The booklet covers matters starting from worldwide monetary difficulty, the increase of China and the realm monetary order, multinational enterprises, sweat factories and social tasks to Japan's nuclear meltdown and sustainable improvement.

The e-book highlights the affects of globalization on human health and examines the connection among built and constructing economies within the international standpoint. With circumstances and field representation, this e-book is an important reader for undergraduate scholars in fiscal improvement, foreign improvement and improvement economics. it's also a very good reference for extra complicated scholars, in addition to a truly priceless advisor to policymakers and practitioners attracted to fresh advances in international improvement.

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Failure of Lehman Brothers also led to the bankruptcy of several insurers and the nationalization of AIG because of the insurers’ exposure on credit default swaps (CDS), an insurance contract which protected holders of CDOs in the event that the underlying loans went into default. Because of the interconnectedness of the different financial products mentioned above, problems arising in the property sector subsequent to the rapid decline in property prices would not be confined to that sector alone and would eventually spread throughout the whole of the financial sector.

According to economic historian Eugene White, the National Banking System in the United States had kept economic losses to depositors at a minimum during the period 1864–1913 in spite of a fragmented banking structure and the absence of a central bank. The regulatory regime at the time was a light-handed one according to White (2011) and aimed at reinforcing market discipline rather than superseding it. The Great Depression in the 1930s, together with the establishment of the Federal Reserve, ushered in a more heavily regulatory regime in the financial sector.

Levine (1997, 2005) provides a very comprehensive review on this literature. Two major findings emerge from the vast literature focusing on examining the link between financial market development and economic prosperity (Levine 2011a). The first major finding is that financial systems exert a significant influence over the economy primarily through the quality of capital allocation, not the quantity of investments. In other words, finance should be best viewed as an economy’s nervous system, choosing where to allocate scare capital resources, rather than a plumbing system where injecting more credit in one end yields more economic growth at the other end.

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