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community bank

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

(Banking).

A local bank. See savings bank.

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community bank

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

(Banking).

A local bank. See savings bank.

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The World Bank, community development and education for social justice

Liam Kane.

in Community Development Journal

April 2008; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 5865 words.

For a long time the target of criticism, the World Bank has changed its image and received a more favourable press. Now it talks the language of development, has a routine presence in the...

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Time banks: rewarding community self-help in the inner city?

Gill Seyfang.

in Community Development Journal

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 0 words.

Time banks are new community-based initiatives in the UK that use time as a unit of local currency. Participants give and receive help in exchange for time credits. Reciprocal volunteering,...

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community bank (Banking)

Peter Moles and Nicholas Terry.

in The Handbook of International Financial Terms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 9 words.

A local bank. See savings bank.

European Investment Bank

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

(EIB)

A bank set up under the Treaty of Rome in 1958 to finance capital-investment projects in the European Economic Community (EEC). It grants long-term loans to private companies...

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ear-stroking

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

(UK).

The name given to one of the ways in which the Bank of England signals to the banking community what it would like to see happen to, for example ...

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Delors Report

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

A report proposing a single currency and common monetary policy for the European Community (EC). The Report on Economic and Monetary Union in the European Community was published in 1989....

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Thomas Joplin

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Thomas Joplin was born probably in 1790, although no record of his birth has been traced. He died at Böhmischdorf near Freiwaldau in Silesia on 12 April 1847. The family were timber...

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ear-stroking (UK)

Peter Moles and Nicholas Terry.

in The Handbook of International Financial Terms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 65 words.

The name given to one of the ways in which the Bank of England signals to the banking community what

Local Banks

Robert E. Wright.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History. 2327 words.

Relatively small, unsophisticated depository institutions whose activities are generally limited to a modest geographical area or single community, local banks

European Investment Bank

Edited by Jonathan Law and John Smullen.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 107 words.

A bank set up under the Treaty of Rome in 1958 to finance capital-investment projects in the European Economic Community

Banking Acts

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services.

UK Acts of Parliament defining a bank as a taker of deposits and investing supervision of banks in the Bank of England. The Acts created safeguards to ensure that only proper persons should...

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Editorial. The enduring enigma of TRIPS: a challenge for the world economic system

FM Abbott.

in Journal of International Economic Law

December 1998; p ublished online December 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 0 words.

This special issue on trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights (TRIPS) is introduced with a perspective that focuses on the urgency of narrowing the gap in living standards...

Local Banks

Overview page. Subjects: Economic History.

Relatively small, unsophisticated depository institutions whose activities are generally limited to a modest geographical area or single community, local banks fall at one extreme of a...

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The International Legal Framework for International Financial Regulation

Kern Alexander, Rahul Dhumale and John Eatwell.

in Global Governance of Financial Systems

September 2005; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 24947 words.

This chapter assesses the current international legal framework that governs international monetary and financial relations. The international economic organizations with responsibility in...

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Food Insecurity In The West Bank

Elisa Cavatorta and Sam Waples.

in Food Security in the Middle East

November 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Economics. 6335 words.

This chapter explores the spatial patterns of food insecurity in the West Bank region of the Palestinian Territories, and how community-level factors, such as environmental aspects and...

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The 1980s Crisis in Syndicated Bank Lending to Sovereigns and the Sequence of Mechanisms to Fix it

Luis Jorge Garay Salamanca.

in Overcoming Developing Country Debt Crises

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 13336 words.

This chapter looks back to the 1980s and at how the international community addressed the debt crises of countries that were primarily indebted to international commercial banks. It...

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Banking

Jasper Blom.

in Europe and the Governance of Global Finance

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 7617 words.

This chapter analyses the policy-making process for bank capital adequacy standards, focusing on the interaction between the European and global levels. It traces the emergence of...

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Community-Based and -Driven Development: A Critical Review

Ghazala Mansuri and Vijayendra Rao.

in The World Bank Research Observer

March 2004; p ublished online March 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Planning and Policy. 0 words.

Community-based and -driven development projects have become an important form of development assistance, with the World Bank's portfolio alone approximating $7 billion. A review of their...

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Compensating for Lost Resources

A. Damodaran.

in Encircling the Seamless

August 2010; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 4219 words.

The process of offering compensation for environmental services transcends the traditional approach used by the World Bank and similar international environmental institutions wherein...

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