Finance for Development: Latin America in Comparative Perspective

Finance for Development: Latin America in Comparative Perspective

by Barbara Stallings, Rogerio Studart

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780815797913
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Publication date: 03/08/2006
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 316
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Barbara Stallings is William R. Rhodes Research Professor at Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies. Rogerio Studart is executive director for Brazil at the Inter-American Development Bank.

Table of Contents

1. Finance for Development: Issues and Trends

PART I: Changes in Latin America's Financial System since 1990: Comparisons with East Asia
2. Financial Liberalization, Crisis, and the Aftermath
3. Changes in Ownership: Public, Private, and Foreign Banks
4. Toward Stability: Regulation, Supervision, and the Macroeconomic Context
5. From Banks to Capital Markets: New Sources of Finance

PART II: The Impact of the New Financial System on Investment and Access in Latin America
6. Chile: Mixed Ownership Provides a New Model
7. Mexico: Foreign Banks Assume Control
8. Brazil: Public Banks Continue to Play a Key Role

PART III: Policy Recommendations for a Stronger Financial System
9. A Policy Agenda for the Financial Sector References Index

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