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BlogCost of Capital: The Real Price of Green Energy
4 July 2013 Carl-Gustav Lindén In recent years the price of green energy technology has come down dramatically. This means that European investments in renewable energy can be very competitive...Capital Capital market Cost effectiveness
Working PaperThe Case for an Intermediate Exchange Rate Regime with Endogenizing Market Structures and Capital Mobility: The Empirical Study of Brazil
Set in the context of the recent theoretical and policy debates on appropriate exchange rate regimes for emerging market economies in a world of free capital mobility, the paper attempts to present the case for an intermediate exchange rate regime, d...Capital Capital market Foreign exchange
BlogWealth Distribution, the Financial Crisis and Entrepreneurship
Wim Naudé and James C. MacGee Globally, wealth is very unequally distributed, both within countries and between countries...Economic policy (Business enterprises) Capital market Entrepreneurship
BlogDomestic Resource Mobilization and Financial Development: Looking at the MDGs from a Different Angle?
George Mavrotas While recent years have witnessed new interest in the finance–growth nexus, the relationship between domestic resource mobilization and financial development remains relatively unexplored...Banks and banking Capital market Financial institutions
Working PaperPolitical Regime, Private Investment, and Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries
This paper uses annual aggregate data for 36 low or middle income countries covering the period 1995-2001 to investigate the effect of FDI on private investment...Capital market Finance Institutional economics
BookDomestic Resource Mobilization and Financial Development
This significant and timely volume offers crucial insights into the constantly evolving debate within the international development community regarding the mobilization of domestic resources and the crucial role that financial development can and sho...Banks and banking Capital market Financial institutions
Book ChapterFinancial Reform and the Mobilization of Domestic Savings: The Experience of Morocco
From the book: Domestic Resource Mobilization and Financial DevelopmentCapital market Financial institutions Saving and investment
Book ChapterFinancial Sector Development and Growth: The Chinese Experience
From the book: Domestic Resource Mobilization and Financial DevelopmentCapital market Economic development Economic aspects (Finance)
Book ChapterThe Corporate Debt Market in India: An Analytical Study of Macroeconomic and Institutional Issues Capital market Corporations Manufacturing
Book ChapterInstitutional Analysis of Financial Market Fragmentation in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Risk-Cost Configuration Approach
From the book: Domestic Resource Mobilization and Financial DevelopmentCapital market Financial institutions Institutional economics
Book ChapterStock Market Development and Economic Growth
From the book: Domestic Resource Mobilization and Financial DevelopmentCapital market Economic development Financial institutions
Book ChapterDomestic Resource Mobilization and Financial Development: Introduction
From the book: Domestic Resource Mobilization and Financial DevelopmentBanks and banking Capital market Financial institutions
Book ChapterInternational Risk Tolerance, Capital Market Failure and Capital Flows to Emerging Markets
From the book: Advancing DevelopmentCapital market International finance Risk management
Book ChapterInternational Finance and the Developing World: The Next Twenty Years
From the book: Advancing DevelopmentCapital market Economic development International finance
Working PaperStock Market Development and Economic Growth
Since the 1990s economists have devoted considerable attention to the study of the relationship between financial markets development and economic growth...Capital market Economic development Financial institutions
Working PaperFinancial Reform and the Mobilization of Domestic Savings: The Experience of Morocco
Using a vector error-correction model, I explore the short-run dynamics and long-run linkages between financial reform and the mobilization of domestic saving in Morocco...Capital market Financial institutions Saving and investment