Development Finance / Edition 1

Development Finance / Edition 1

by P.K. Rao
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540401539

ISBN-13: 9783540401537

Pub. Date: 09/10/2003

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Improved understanding of the key role of financial aspects in the growth and development of economic systems is an important aspect of economic analysis. This first textbook on development finance provides a comprehensive coverage of this new area of economics. The book integrates relevant theoretical approaches and their policy applications. A unique perspective

Overview

Improved understanding of the key role of financial aspects in the growth and development of economic systems is an important aspect of economic analysis. This first textbook on development finance provides a comprehensive coverage of this new area of economics. The book integrates relevant theoretical approaches and their policy applications. A unique perspective combines transaction cost economics and neoclassical economics. The author also treats important policy issues of national and international relevance. The roles of public and private finance, domestic and external finance, short-term and long-term capital flows, sovereign debt management features, country risk and other determinants of foreign direct investments, multilateral official development assistance and development of financial institutions are some of the topics examined in this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540401537
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
09/10/2003
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

1: Markets, Institutions and Transaction Costs.- 2: Finance, Economic Growth, and Development.- 3: Microcredit and Inverted Banking.- 4: Global Financial Architecture.- 5: External Aid and Development.- 6: Sovereign Debt Management.- 7: Project Appraisal — Improved Methods.- 8: Finance and Sustainable Development.- 9: Perspectives.- Select Website Addresses.

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