Playing with Fire: Deepened Financial Integration and Changing Vulnerabilities of the Global South

Playing with Fire: Deepened Financial Integration and Changing Vulnerabilities of the Global South

by Yilmaz Akyuz

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ISBN-13: 9780198797173
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/06/2017
Series: Critical Frontiers of Theory, Research, and Policy in Intern
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 5.80(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Dr Yilmaz Akyuz is former Director of Division on Globalization and Development Strategies at UNCTAD, principal author and head of the team preparing the Trade and Development Report, and coordinator of research support to the Group-of-24 in the IMF on International Monetary and Financial Issues. He has directed research on trade, finance, investment and development, taught at various universities, and published extensively in macroeconomics, finance, growth and development. Dr Akyuz is second holder of the Tun Ismail Ali International Chair in Monetary and Financial Economics at the University of Malaya, and now works as the Chief Economist of the South Centre, an Intergovernmental Think Tank of the Developing Countries, based in Geneva.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I. The Financial Crisis, Policy Response and the Global South
1. Policy response in advanced economies: Neo-liberal fallacies and obsessions
2. Spillovers to the global South
Part II. Internationalization of Finance and Changing Vulnerabilities in Emerging and Developing Economies
3. Deepening integration
4. External vulnerabilities
5. Crisis management and resolution
Part III. Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Development: Myths and Realities
6. Foreign direct investment: Its nature and impact on capital formation and balance-of-payments
7. FDI, industrialization and development: Role of policy
Conclusions

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