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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...

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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Using Weather Index Insurance to Improve Drought Response for Famine Prevention

Sommarat Chantarat, Christopher B. Barrett, Andrew G. Mude and Calum G. Turvey.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics; Insurance; International Finance. 4157 words.

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World Bank Lending and Financial Sector Development

Robert Cull and Laurie Effron.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; Banking; Economic Development. 10879 words.

A new database of World Bank loans to support financial sector development is used to investigate whether countries that received such loans experienced more rapid growth on standard...