1st Edition

Finance and Competitiveness in Developing Countries

Edited By José María Fanelli, Rohinton Medhora Copyright 2002
    384 Pages
    by Routledge

    388 Pages
    by Routledge

    This volume represents a uniquely thorough investigation of trade and financial policy as it impacts upon Third World development. A broad range of international case studies (including Indonesia, Uruguay and Tunisia) offer a wealth of empirical material and statistical information. Thematic discussion chapters build on these case studies, offering important analysis of topics such as trade specialization and industrial change.

    1. Finance and Competitiveness: Framework and Synthesis
    Part 1: Country Case Studies
    2. Finance and Changing Trade Patterns in Developing Countries: The Argentine Case
    3. Finance and Changing Trade Patterns in Brazil
    4. International Competitiveness, Trade and Finance: India
    5. International Trade, Productivity and Competitiveness: The Case of the Indonesian Manufacturing Sector
    6. Trade Competitiveness and Finance in the Philippines Manufacturing Sector
    7. Competitiveness, International Trade and Finance in a Minerals-Rich Economy: The Case of South Africa
    8. Trade Finance and Competitiveness in Tunisia
    Part 2: Thematic Papers
    9. Trade Openness, Industrial Change and Economic Development
    10. Trade Specialization and Economic Growth
    11. Two Problems in Bank Lending for Development
    12. Exchange Rates, Real-Financial and Micro-Macro Linkage


    José María Fanelli, Rohinton Medhora