Images and Behaviour of Private Bank Lending to Developing Countries

By Margee M. Ensign

© 2011 – Routledge

122 pages

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About the Book

The primary questions addressed by this study, first published in 1988, focus on how private bankers made decisions on the creditworthiness of developing countries during the 1970s and what the implications of these decision rules are for the developing countries today. Based on interviews with senior bankers about their decision rules, the author has developed artificial intelligence-based simulations of their images of creditworthiness. Discussed are contemporary proposals for solving the debt crisis.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Setting 3. Methodology 4. Images and Behaviour 5. Baker, Bradley and Beyond 6. Appendix One: The Simulations

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Development

Routledge Library Editions: Development will re-issue works which address economic, political and social aspects of development. Published over more than four decades these books trace the emergence of development as one of the most important contemporary issues and one of the key areas of study for modern social science.

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Subject Categories

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