By Gerald A. Epstein
Capital flight - the unrecorded export of capital from constructing nations - usually represents an important rate for constructing international locations. It additionally poses a puzzle for normal fiscal idea, which might are expecting that poorer international locations be importers of capital because of its shortage. this example is usually reversed, in spite of the fact that, with capital fleeing poorer nations for wealthier, capital-abundant locales. utilizing a typical technique for a collection of case reports at the measurement, motives and effects of capital flight in constructing international locations, the participants tackle the level of capital flight, its results, and what could be performed to opposite it. Case stories of Brazil, China, Chile, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey and the center East offer wealthy descriptions of the capital flight phenomena in various contexts. the amount encompasses a exact description of capital flight estimation equipment, a bankruptcy surveying the effect of economic liberalization, and several other chapters on controls designed to resolve the capital flight challenge. the 1st publication dedicated to the cautious calculation of capital flight and its old and coverage context, this quantity should be of serious curiosity to scholars and students within the components of foreign finance and financial improvement.
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