This book provides an in-depth overview of the most salient aspects of development finance. It critically reviews the current state of relevant literature on this topic and assesses both the challenges and the opportunities presented by the various forms of finance for development.
Chapters from expert contributors examine a range of topics from the link between finance and growth and finance and misallocation, the relationship between financial illiteracy and lack of legal titles on access to finance, to the role of governments in the financial system and the role of overseas development assistance, remittances, microfinance, foreign direct investment (FDI) and stock exchanges on development.This book offers a good point of reference for postgraduate and PhD students and will appeal to researchers in this field.
About the Author
Dr. Gianluigi Giorgioni is a Lecturer in economics and finance at University of Liverpool Management School (ULMS), UK. His research interests are focused on the impact of different sources of finance upon economic growth and development, currency unions in developing countries (CFA Franc Zone) and Islamic Finance.
Table of ContentsChapter 1: Introduction,- Chapter 2: Issues and Challenges: an assessment of the Empirical Evidence,- Chapter 3: Government Intervention and Financial Sector Development,- Chapter 4: Overseas Aid as an Instrument of Development Finance, - Chapter 5: Migrant Remittances and Beyond,- Chapter 6: Multinational Enterprises and Economic Development in Host Countries: What We Know and What We Don't Know, Chapter 7: The Stock Market Development and Economic Growth Puzzle, Chapter 8: Conclusion.