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Competing for talent: global mobility, immigration and the City of London’s labour market

Jonathan V. Beaverstock and Sarah Hall.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; International Financial Markets; Economic Development. 7602 words.

The City of London’s competitiveness is founded on its global talent pool and ability to attract and retain workers of all nationalities. Drawing on ONS Long-Term International Migration...

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Counterpart funding requirements and the foreign aid procyclicality puzzle

Stéphane Pallage and Michel A. Robe.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economic Development; International Financial Markets; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; International Finance. 10332 words.

Official development assistance is a key source of external finance in many developing countries. A striking feature of these aid flows is their positive correlation with business cycles in...

Information, the Cost of Credit, and Operational Efficiency: An Empirical Study of Microfinance

Mark J. Garmaise and Gabriel Natividad.

in The Review of Financial Studies

June 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Investment Banking; International Financial Markets; Economic Development; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 13354 words.

We provide direct evidence on the impact of asymmetric information on both financing and operating activities through a study of credit evaluations of microfinance institutions (MFIs). We...

Market and Regional Segmentation and Risk Premia in the First Era of Financial Globalization

David Chambers, Sergei Sarkissian and Michael J Schill.

in The Review of Financial Studies

October 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; International Financial Markets; Corporate Governance; Economic Development. 17242 words.

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We study market segmentation effects using data on U.S. railroads that list their bonds in New York and London between 1873 and 1913. This sample...