International Capital Markets

International Capital Markets : Systems in Transition

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This title is comprised of 19 commissioned articles which are mainly focused on the timely global issues of volatility in equity and foreign exchange markets and the regulatory scene in developed and emerging markets. The papers provide a cutting-edge overview of general issues regarding world capital markets, experience in developing countries, and capital market regulation, which many economists believe could turn into the number one topic in international business and economics very soon. The articles were financed with grants from the Ford Foundation to New School University and the University of Cambridge. These subjects are important to professionals in the banking/financial services sectors, regulators and policy makers at the government level, think tanks, and graduate level college courses in international financial markets and international economics.
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  • Hardback | 492 pages
  • 159.5 x 246.4 x 31.2mm | 884.52g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New
  • numerous figures
  • 0195147650
  • 9780195147650

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Relevant for researchers, students, businesspersons and policy-makers. * Asia Intelligence *
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Table of contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION ; 1. Introduction ; PART 2: GLOBAL QUESTIONS ; 2. A World Financial Authority ; 3. Recasting the International Financial Agenda ; 4. Financial Regulation in a Liberalized Global Environment ; 5. Capital Controls and the World Financial Authority: What Can We Learn from the Indian Experience? ; 6. International Capital Mobility, Macroeconomic Imbalances, and the Risk of Global Contraction ; 7. The Politics of Global Financial Regulation: Lessons from the Fight Against Money Laundering ; PART 3: ISSUES IN INDUSTRIALIZED ECONOMIES ; 8. Financial Market Liberalization and the Changing Character of Corporate Governance ; 9. The Influence of the Financial Media over International Economic Policy ; PART 4: DEVELOPING AND TRANSITION ECONOMIES ; 10. Capital Market Liberalization and Economic Performance in Latin America ; 11. FX Short Positions, Balance Sheets, and Financial Turbulence ; 12. The Three Routes to Financial Crises: The Need for Capital Controls ; 13. "Asian Capitalism" and the Financial Crisis ; 14. The Triumph of the Rentiers? The 1997 Korean Crisis in Historical Perspective ; 15. The Magical Realism of Brazillian Economics: How to Create a Financial Crisis by Trying to Avoid One ; PART 5: REGULATORY QUESTIONS ; 16. Synthetic Assets, Risk Management, and Imperfections ; 17. The role of Derivatives in the East Asian Financial Crisis ; 18. Procyclicality of Regulatory Ratios?
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