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International Finance and the Developing Economies


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Graham Bird, Joseph P. Joyce
    Pages 125-140
  3. Graham Bird, Ramkishen S. Rajan
    Pages 181-203
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 289-317

About this book


There are many challenges facing the economies of developing countries. Capital volatility, financial crises, aid, debt and the IMF are all issues that have received a great deal of attention over recent years. In International Finance and The Developing Economies , Graham Bird provides an essentially non-technical discussion of these issues, examining the underlying political economy and discussing the policy alternatives that are available.


Developing Countries Developing Economies East Asia international finance

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Surrey Centre for International Economic StudiesUniversity of SurreyUK

About the authors

GRAHAM BIRD is Professor of Economics at the University of Surrey and is Director of the Surrey Centre for International Economic Studies (SCIES). He is also a Visiting Professor at The Fletcher School, Tufts University in the US. The author of many books and articles, he has been an advisor to the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF, the World Bank, Commonwealth Secretariat and various UN agencies.

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