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The Finnish Developmental State and its Growth Regime

This paper reviews Finland’s growth strategy in the postwar decades. Finland was able to initiate an impressive mobilization of resources during this period, reflected mostly in a high rate of capital accumulation for manufacturing industries...

Credit Economic development Economic growth
Working Paper
Credit Constraints, Entrepreneurial Talent, and Economic Development

In this paper, we formalize the view that economic development requires high rates of productive entrepreneurship, and this requires an efficient matching between entrepreneurial talent and production technologies...

Credit Economic development Entrepreneurship
Book Chapter
Vulnerability, Trust and Microcredit: The Case of China’s Rural Poor

From the book: Vulnerability in Developing Countries

Credit Economic equilibrium Food security
Working Paper
Vulnerability, Trust and Microcredit: The Case of China’s Rural Poor

This paper investigates the economic conditions of rural households in China...

Credit Economic equilibrium Food security
Book Chapter
Finance and Growth: An Empirical Assessment of the Indian Economy

From the book: Financial Development, Institutions, Growth and Poverty Reduction

Credit Economic integration Finance
Book Chapter
Excess Credit and the South Korean Crisis

From the book: Domestic Resource Mobilization and Financial Development

Budget deficits Credit Financial crisis
Book Chapter
Credit Constraints as a Barrier to Technology Adoption by the Poor: Lessons from South Indian Small Scale Fishery

From the book: Globalization and the Poor in Asia

Credit Equality and inequality Fisheries
Book Chapter
Household Financial Assets in the Process of Development

From the book: Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective

Credit Economic development Households
Book Chapter
Land Titles, Credit Markets, and Wealth Distribution

From the book: Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective

Credit Equality and inequality Land tenure
Working Paper
Finance and Growth: An Empirical Assessment of the Indian Economy

This study is an attempt towards an integration of financial development and its effect on the real sector via the transmission mechanism with special reference to developing and emerging market economies...

Credit Economic integration Finance
Book Chapter
Credit Co-operatives in Locally-Financed Economic Development: Using Energy Efficiency as Lever

From the book: Advancing Development

Cooperative societies Credit Economic development
Working Paper
Land Titles, Credit Markets and Wealth Distributions

Does the existence of formal title to land and real estate matter for the distribution of wealth? This paper reviews the empirical literature on the economic impact of land and real estate administration systems across countries...

Credit Equality and inequality Land tenure
Working Paper
Credit Constraints as a Barrier to Technology Adoption by the Poor: Lessons from South-Indian Small-Scale Fishery

We study the diffusion of a capital intensive technology among a fishing community in south India and analyze the dynamics of income inequality during this process...

Credit Equality and inequality Fisheries
Working Paper
Household Financial Assets in the Process of Development

Systematic information on household financial asset holdings in developing countries is very sparse; we review some available data and current policy debates...

Credit Economic development Households
Working Paper
Excess Credit and the South Korean Crisis

We provide a novel empirical analysis of the South Korean credit market that reveals large volumes of excess credit since the late 1970s, indicating that a sizeable proportion of total credit was being used to refinance unprofitable projects...

Budget deficits Credit Financial crisis
Working Paper
Credit Co-operatives in Locally Financed Economic Development: Using Energy Efficiency as a Lever

In most transitional and many developing countries institutions capable of supporting economic development with localized saving-investment cycles have not developed...

Cooperative societies Credit Economic development
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