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Finance and Competitiveness in Developing Countries

1st Edition

Edited by José María Fanelli, Rohinton Medhora


384 pages

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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.

Table of Contents


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

About the Series

Routledge Studies in Development Economics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Economic Development