Innovations in Financial Markets and Institutions

Capital Markets, Globalization, and Economic Development

Editors: Gup, Benton E. (Ed.)

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The progression of globalization is having profound effects on the capital markets and economic development. The major issues addressed in the book are:

· The Basel II capital accord

· Bank safety nets

· Corruption

· Credit ratings and credit spread

· International stock exchanges and bond markets

· Microfinance

· Project finance

Capital Markets, Globalization, and Economic Development consists of fourteen articles contributed by authors from Australia, Asia, Europe, South America, and the United States who provide a wide range of insights. The contributors include academics, government officials, and regulators. These current issues are of great interest to governments, regulators, financial institutions, business concerns, and investors who must deal with them.

About the authors

Dr. Gup has a broad background in finance.  After receiving his Ph.D. in economics, he served as a staff economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.  He holds the Chair of Banking at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.

Table of contents (4 chapters)

  • Globalization of the Bond and Stock Markets: The Japanese Case—An International Perspective

    Ioana Alexopoulou, Gabe de Bondt, Adrian van Rixtel

    Pages 77-107

  • Globalization and the Changing Relationship Between Economic Development and Capital Markets: Innovations in Funding for Microfinance

    Alexandra Bernasek, Ronnie J. Phillips, Michael P. Ross

    Pages 161-174

  • Credit Ratings in China

    Winnie P. H. Poon

    Pages 193-206

  • Finance and Development: Granger-Causality Tests for Prewar and Postwar U.S.A., U.K., and Japan

    Masanori Amano

    Pages 207-217

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Capital Markets, Globalization, and Economic Development
Editors
  • Benton E. Gup
Series Title
Innovations in Financial Markets and Institutions
Series Volume
15
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-24563-8
DOI
10.1007/b106244
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-24564-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-3752-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 220
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