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Banking in Latin America: Developments and Prospects  

Fernando J. Cardim De Carvalho, Luiz Fernando De Paula, and Jonathan Williams

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Oct 2019
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Nov 2019
This chapter offers a unique portrayal of the evolution of banking in Latin America. We contextualize our analysis by providing a detailed assessment of how financial policy has evolved ... More

Banking in the United States  

Robert DeYoung

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Oct 2019
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Nov 2019
The past forty years has witnessed a near total transformation of the US banking industry, as well as a near total disaster. The bank regulatory framework established during the Great ... More

The Brazilian Development Bank  

Luiz Ricardo Cavalcante

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Oct 2018
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Aug 2018
This chapter discusses the role played by the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) based upon a survey of its costs and benefits reported in the literature. It provides some theoretical ... More

The Evolution of Brazil’s Banking System  

Gustavo S. Cortes and Renato L. Marcondes

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Oct 2018
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Aug 2018
This chapter analyzes the origins and development of the Brazilian banking system from colonial times to the present day. It begins with a description of the first credit relationships ... More

Financing Ethiopia’s Development  

Mekonnen Manyazewal

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Jan 2019
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Feb 2019
In recent years Ethiopia has captured headlines for the impressive social and economic progress and for government commitment to and ownership of the development process. Domestic and ... More

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