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Prabhat Patnaik
Monday 07 August, 2017
It was the free flow of foreign capital through “financial liberalization” that led to the East Asian Crisis of 1997, from which the “tiger economies” have not yet recovered fully. Even now, the augmented foreign reserves of these third world countries remain woefully inadequate to finance debt to foreigners, as the hegemony of international finance capital builds over their own assets.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Friday 07 July, 2017
The very limited Barclays prosecution comes in the wake of a half-hearted investigation effort, which has thus far completely let off all those who took the world economy to the verge of a crisis akin to the Great Depression. It is not clear if anything will finally come out of even this case, which is aimed at merely teaching a lesson to those who hurt a bunch of financial investors by violating insider rules.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Wednesday 19 October, 2016
: Finance has been able to successfully stall reforms that the 2008-09 crisis had established as being urgent and imperative, and the consequences of that are bound to be damaging.
C.P. Chandrasekhar, Jayati Ghosh
 
Tuesday 24 March, 2015
The push to recapitalise public sector banks by raising capital through equity issues, on the grounds that Basel III needs make it unavoidable, may be a route to privatisation.
Andrew Cornford
Friday 13 February, 2015
The author reviews in detail the recently updated FSB’s coverage of measures for safeguarding Global Systemically Important Banks.
Andrew Cornford
Wednesday 19 November, 2014
The author argues that the international reform agenda for financial regulation is fraught with several inconsistencies and weaknesses.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Thursday 13 November, 2014
Instead of resorting to measures like incentivising NRI deposits, Indian central bank and government will do better by introducing capital control to insulate the economy.
Andrew Cornford
Monday 21 July, 2014
Overview of current reform and proposals regarding bank structure and corporate form and bankers’ remuneration, with special references to Daniel Tarullo and David Shirreff.
C.P. Chandrasekhar, Jayati Ghosh
Wednesday 25 June, 2014
The proposed deal on trade in financial services that has just been exposed by Wikileaks has serious implications even for countries that are not involved in the negotiations.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Monday 08 April, 2013
The central bank's cheap credit and easy money policies have helped the Indian stock market to remain reasonably positioned even when the economy sinks.
 

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