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Financial Fragility, Debt and Economic Reforms

  • Sunanda Sen
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Introduction

The present volume articulates a state of concern with the destabilising and the growth retarding effects of current world finance relations. Emphasis laid in this volume on finance is justified, not only in terms of its dominance over real activities in the world economy but also with its influence on the pace of economic reforms in the debt-ridden countries. A large number of essays in this volume deals with the recent pattern of capital flows in the world economy. The latter has been of a high priority in the agenda for research in economics in recent times, especially with tendencies for financial fragility in the major financial markets and the enforcing of the structural adjustment programmes in the developing countries as a part of loan conditionalities. The volume provides a rich analysis of contemporary international finance relations, with individual chapters contributed by reputed economists who have made significant contributions to the literature.

Keywords

Global economy globalization international finance

Editors and affiliations

  • Sunanda Sen
    • 1
  1. 1.Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiIndia

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Financial Fragility, Debt and Economic Reforms
  • Editors Sunanda Sen
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-13801-2
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1996
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection Economics and Finance (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-333-64118-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-349-13803-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-13801-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IX, 263
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics International Economics
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