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Published: 06 March 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387756-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8775-6
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 12 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385233-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8523-3
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378426-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7842-6
Published: 15 September 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372776
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7277-6
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By Carolyn Hardin
Published: 09 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021605-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2160-5
... that the risk a borrower w­ ill default can be encapsulated in a single score, which is taken as an objective criterion, and then that this score justi- fies such borrowers receiving higher rates of interest to compensate for the potential loss a lender opens itself to by issuing them a loan. The history...
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021407-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2140-7
... potential buyers if they have homes and cannot afford currently sup- plied apartments? First of all, as figure 5.4 illustrates, the Portland Trust puts the sweet spot of affordability at about usd60,000 per apartment, based on loans with a 6.5 per cent interest rate. FIGURE 5.3 A growing problem. Source...
Published: 01 January 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377832-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7783-2
... advice almost solely to satisfy external creditors. l The state contracted foreign loans to avoid levying heavier taxes on expor• ters and importers. From a very narrow domestic tax base the fragile central government was trying to extend its ability to provide order, employment...
Published: 23 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005278-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0527-8
... to replace public [spending on education] with private deficit spend- ing. Grants would be converted to loans. Tuition would be made more expen- sive. Federal and state subsidies would be curtailed. Today, of course, we know which vision became dominant. At the same time, we realize that the height...
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By Alan Klima
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007111-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0711-1
..., and filling the air with sulfur and other pollutants from its rich black smoke that would descend heavily on flora, fauna, and people for miles around. The protests against Mae Moh, which failed, are now long for- gotten on the world stage of things. Huge loans were dispersed from the World Bank...
Published: 09 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021605-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2160-5
... to create risky, poorly underwritten loans (89). This discourse sets up a dichotomy between efficient markets and the period of subprime cdo arbitrage as if the latter ­were a momentary, pathological exception to the efficient market rule. It suggests that if perverse incentives can be corrected and right...
Published: 04 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012474-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1247-4
... and Obligatory Subjectivity 95 is for a savings scheme rather than a credit/debt product, there were many ad- vertisements for credit cards, mortgages, and personal loans around Ramal- lah too (see figure 3.1). Such advertisements are one of the ways in which debt becomes folded into the everyday lives...
Published: 21 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372912-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7291-2
...” to access a loan. They thus participate at minimal, relatively uniform levels. Namaste attempts to cultivate “good entrepreneurial subjects” by using future loans as incentives and explicit lessons about “good” behavior. Women in turn respond by exercising various forms of agency: hidden transcripts, guile...
Published: 01 January 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377832-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7783-2
... (prosperity through debt).l Kemmerer's gold-standard system and U.S. capital undergirded an era of unparalleled prosperity from 1923 through 1928. While Colombia's total cir• culating medium nearly doubled, foreign trade, government budgets, and bank• ing deposits and loans roughly tripled...
Published: 01 January 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377832-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7783-2
... of Kemmerer's laws as opposed to the larger impact of general economic trends. His missions clearly improved exchange stability, commercial prosperity, bank security, and fiscal health. However, overall economic growth in the twenties obviously af• fected such measures of success as swelling bank loans...
Published: 01 January 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377832-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7783-2
.... Consequently, international loans and trade increased as the United States displaced European competitors. After World War I, most U.S. government and business leaders realized that all they needed to exploit their intrinsic advantages over European and Latin American rivals was equal opportunity...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 08 September 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381440-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8144-0
...4In Latin America it is commonly understood that the contemporary era of financial globalization began basically as a result of the loan boom of the 1970s and the subsequent debt crisis that exploded in the early 1980s. The bankruptcy of most of the governments of the region opened a prolonged...
Published: 01 January 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377832-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7783-2
... not only the exter• nal sector but also domestic urban ventures. It did so partly by emulating Kemmerer's reforms elsewhere in the Andes. In the 1920S the expanding central government supported technocratic modernization by channeling foreign loans into amplification of the state and its...
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By Alan Klima
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007111-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0711-1
.... The Godmothers Some of the most important conduits for money in the Lampang coun- tryside are individual lenders who work out of the home, called jow mae gnun goo, or loan godmothers. 2 Their primary client base is composed of market vendors (primarily women), those needing a boost of cash due to misfortune...
Published: 01 January 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377832-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7783-2
... expansion by the state both to help the mineral exporters and to meet its own expenses. For example, nitrate losses after World War I led that industry to tap the government for extraordinary loans, which inflated the money supply. In other words, depen• dence on monocultural exports paved the way...
Published: 30 October 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377436-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7743-6
... began this book, takes as its referent the subprime mortgage market and related financial markets in collateralized debt obligations, credit default swaps, and collateralized loan obligations, among other financial products and their associated trade. The dizzying array of crisis narratives that im...