© 2005

Capital Markets, Globalization, and Economic Development

  • Benton E. Gup
  • Unique for there is no direct competition

  • Deals with current global issues from an international perspective


Part of the Innovations in Financial Markets and Institutions book series (IFMI, volume 15)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Benton E. Gup
    Pages 17-30
  3. William L. Megginson, Natalie L. Sutter
    Pages 59-75
  4. Ioana Alexopoulou, Gabe de Bondt, Adrian van Rixtel
    Pages 77-107
  5. Franco Parisi, Ike Mathur, Jorge Urrutia
    Pages 109-127
  6. Andrew H. Chen
    Pages 129-143
  7. Gordon Menzies, Chris Terry, Rowan Trayler
    Pages 175-191
  8. Winnie P. H. Poon
    Pages 193-206
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 219-220

About this book


The progression of globalization is having profound effects on the capital markets and economic development. The major issues addressed in the book are:

· The Basel II capital accord

· Bank safety nets

· Corruption

· Credit ratings and credit spread

· International stock exchanges and bond markets

· Microfinance

· Project finance

Capital Markets, Globalization, and Economic Development consists of fourteen articles contributed by authors from Australia, Asia, Europe, South America, and the United States who provide a wide range of insights. The contributors include academics, government officials, and regulators. These current issues are of great interest to governments, regulators, financial institutions, business concerns, and investors who must deal with them.


Bonds China Developing Countries Economic Development Financial Market Financial Markets Globalization

Editors and affiliations

  • Benton E. Gup
    • 1
  1. 1.The University of AlabamaUSA

About the editors

Dr. Gup has a broad background in finance.  After receiving his Ph.D. in economics, he served as a staff economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.  He holds the Chair of Banking at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.

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