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Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance back issues
Equity, foreign investment and international competitiveness in Latin America.(The Changing Role of International Capital in Latin America)
September 22, 1998... I. INTRODUCTION International competitiveness is a favorite topic in the recent economic literature. As Krugman (1995) has noted, there is an outright obsession with this issue. Krugman claims that this obsession is, in fact, dangerous. It is commonly believed that there is a relationship...
Risk-capital inflows, inflation, and macroeconomic policy in India, 1993-95.
September 22, 1998... I. INTRODUCTION Since the early 1990s, private risk-capital flows(1) have taken on increased quantitative significance for developing economies. Table 1 provides indicators for some larger developing economies. Estimates by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS)(2) suggest that total...
Capital flows to Brazil in the nineties: macroeconomic aspects and the effectiveness of capital controls. (includes appendix)
September 22, 1998... I. INTRODUCTION The history of the resumption of capital flows to the Brazilian economy since the early nineties is intertwined with the success of the current stabilization plan, the Real Plan of July 1994. The very large volume of reserves worked and still works as the (short term)...
Do foreign investors stimulate or inhibit stock market development in Latin America?
September 22, 1998... I. INTRODUCTION Growing participation by foreign institutional investors has been a key force in the development of Latin American stock markets since 1990 while the accelerating trends of institutionalization and globalization of money management will increase the importance of these...
Capital flows, savings, and growth in the 1990s.
September 22, 1998... INTRODUCTION Recent economic literature has raised concerns about the deleterious effects of flows of hot - and maybe not so hot - capital on recipient developing countries. Despite the general perception that financial liberalization is a positive step, calls for capital controls have...