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Finance, Comparative Advantage, and Resource Allocation

Melise Jaud, Madina Kukenova and Martin Strieborny.

in Review of Finance

May 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Corporate Governance; International Trade; Economic Development. 23468 words.


Can financial institutions and markets enhance the discipline imposed by competitive product markets and thus improve resource allocation in the real...

Financial constraints and R&D and exporting strategies for Spanish manufacturing firms

Juan A. Máñez, María E. Rochina-Barrachina, Juan A. Sanchis-Llopis and Óscar Vicente.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Technological Change; Research and Development; Corporate Governance. 10896 words.

We investigate the role of internal and external financial constraints in the firms’ joint decision to export and invest in R&D. We use objective measures at the firm level such as cash...

Foreign Direct Investment, Access to Finance, and Innovation Activity in Chinese Enterprises

Sourafel Girma, Yundan Gong and Holger Görg.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Factor Movements and International Business; Corporate Governance. 6165 words.

A recent, comprehensive database is used to investigate the link between inward foreign direct investment (FDI) and innovation activity in China. The results of the analysis suggest that...

Improving the availability of trade finance in low-income countries: an assessment of remaining gaps

Marc Auboin.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Corporate Governance; Banking; Economic Development; International Finance. 7184 words.

Conditions in trade finance markets have returned to normality along the main global routes after the global financial crisis of 2008–9. The structural difficulties of poor countries in...

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.


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...

The revenge of the market on the rentiers.

José Gabriel Palma.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Economics; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Development; International Relations and International Political Economy; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; International Finance; History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Financial Institutions and Services; Corporate Governance. 19819 words.

Starting from the perspective of heterodox Keynesian–Minskyian–Kindlebergian financial economics, this paper begins by highlighting a number of mechanisms that contributed to the current...

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Sovereign Wealth Funds and Natural Resource Management in Africa

Samuel E. Wills, Lemma W. Senbet and Witness Simbanegavi.

in Journal of African Economies

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; International Finance; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Corporate Governance; Corporate Regulation; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Publicly Provided Goods; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economic Development; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 8386 words.

Non-renewable resources dominate nearly one quarter of the world's economies. Over half of these economies are developing, with many in Africa. Managing resource revenues is one of the most...

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