Determinants of Financial Development
by Yongfu Huang
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan 2010
Number of pages: 227
By engaging with recently developed methods of research and new areas of practice, this book investigates the political, economic, policy and geographic determinants of the development of financial markets. The volume examines the causality between financial development and aggregate private investment from an economic perspective.
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by Peter Behr - U.S. Department of State
The financial crash of 2008 brought a sudden halt to a quarter-century of U.S.-led global economic growth. The U.S. economy of the 21st century little resembles that of the 18th, but acceptance of change and embrace of competition remain unchanged.
by Walter Block - Ludwig von Mises Institute
Discrimination is an inevitable feature of the material world where scarcity of goods and time is the pervasive feature. There is no getting around it. Without discrimination, there is no economizing taking place. It is chaos.
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by Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk - Ludwig von Mises Institute
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