Adventure Capitalism: Globalization and the Political Economy of Stock Markets in Africa

Adventure Capitalism: Globalization and the Political Economy of Stock Markets in Africa

by T. Moss
     
 

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Sub-Saharan Africa, the poorest and least integrated region of the world, now has fifteen stock markets. Adventure Capitalism examines the economic and political forces behind this trend and discusses the potential consequences of financial market integration for developing countries. Using a political economy approach, it finds that financial globalization presents a

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Sub-Saharan Africa, the poorest and least integrated region of the world, now has fifteen stock markets. Adventure Capitalism examines the economic and political forces behind this trend and discusses the potential consequences of financial market integration for developing countries. Using a political economy approach, it finds that financial globalization presents a formidable challenge for African policymakers, but is also an opportunity with a range of benefits.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403904454
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
05/02/2003
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.03(d)

Meet the Author

Todd J. Moss is at the Development Studies Institute, London School of Economics.

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