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Formato: 2019
Port governance: main trends
Revista:
18 - 2008
Autores:
Fernando González Laxe
Resumen:

Maritime transport faces a new stage of liberalisation and deregulation, aimed at establishing a network of delivery and storage of both products and services. Shipping lines and port operators are increasingly focused on business and geographically centralised. This greater concentration coincides with a new redefinition of port competences.

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Temas:
Maritime Transport, Port Economics, governance, Logistics Integration
Methodological propose for a critical re-reading of the system of financing to development (1944-2007)
Revista:
18 - 2008
Autores:
Julio Herrera Revuelta, Jesús Santamaría Fidalgo
Resumen:
With the submission of this work we pay tribute to Professor Dr. Rafael
Martínez-Cortiña. In the last 20 years Rafael focused on the analysis of the
financial system. This line of research led him to become personally involved
in the pulse of international cooperation in development in general and the
micro-credits in particular research papers. In this remembering to his memory,
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Temas:
Development and Underdevelopment, International Economic System, Capitalism, globalization, Development Financing, Cooperation to Development
Editorial
Revista:
18 - 2008
Autores:
Manuela A. de Paz Báñez
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Sección:
Editorial
Liberalization reforms on the energy sector of the European Union
Revista:
18 - 2008
Autores:
Enrique Palazuelos Manso, María Jesús Vara Miranda
Resumen:

This briefly paper discusses the difficulties existing in the European Union to construct a common energy policy. More specifically, it studies in what extent the reforms that have been boosted by the institutions of EU on the electricity and gas sectors since the nineties facilitate or accentuate the difficulties to construct an European energy policy.

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Temas:
Energy Sector, European Union, Liberalization, electricity, Natural Gas
Globalization and drawing up of social protection policies at national level
Revista:
18 - 2008
Autores:
Javier BILBAO UBILLOS
Resumen:

The essential objective of this article is to link the exposure of firms to increasing international competition and the evolution of social welfare systems, while states lose the use of some policies aimed to improve national competitiveness. The empirical study focuses on EU countries, and investigates whether trends in welfare provision levels and funding are coherent with theoretical hypothesis.

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Temas:
Competitiveness, Funding of Social Protection Provisions, Economic Integration, Internationalization of Economic Activities
The crises of subprime loans and the risk of a credit crunch
Revista:
18 - 2008
Autores:
Antonia Calvo Hornero
Resumen:

Once the first instant financial panic in August was elapsed, the US subprime mortgages crisis seemed not to affect the global financial system and the problems of the affected institutions seemed to be solved. Nevertheless, many financial entities have suffered important losses and some of them had recourse to Asian and Middle-East sovereign-wealth funds to strengthen their capital base. Central Banks had to repeatedly sustain liquidity in the markets in order to prevent a credit crunch.

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Temas:
Sub-Prime Lending, Credit Crunch, Sub-Prime Mortgage Loans, Collateralised Debt Obligations (CDOs), Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARMs), Securitized Loan, Special Investment Vehicle (SIV), Scoring
Official development aid to the Far East and Central America and the Caribbean. A comparative analysis
Revista:
18 - 2008
Autores:
Luis Martínez de Azagra, Francisco Galván Fernández
Resumen:
In this paper we study the flows of official development assistance to
developing countries, as distributed by major region and those who give,
focusing on the Far East and Central America and the Caribbean. This referred
to the period from 1980 to present. At the same time, ODA flows are compared
to direct investment flows going to these countries, thereby a first approach to
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Temas:
Official Development Assistance, ODA Donors, ODA Recipient, Foreing Direct Investment
The fourth wave of international economic organisations
Revista:
18 - 2008
Autores:
Francesc GRANELL TRÍAS
Resumen:

This work analyzes the formation of the present international system and its most representative Institutions established in order to create global public goods and to avoid global public bads. According the author, present international economic organization is not sufficient to meet the existing global problems.

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Temas:
International Economic Organizations, Global Public Goods, Millennium Development Objectives, International Trade, Development Assistance, International Monetary System, Climate Change, Migrations, Terrorism
Study of the leading microfinance programs developed and implemented in south India
Revista:
18 - 2008
Autores:
Raquel MARBÁN FLORES
Resumen:

India has some peculiarities: First, the increase of high technology has turn India into an attractive location for investors. However, its human development rate is relatively low, since India occupies the position 126 in the world (UNDP Report 2005). Moreover, there are important gender inequalities, rural pov-erty and inequalities between North and South regions. Therefore, one of the main Indian challenges are improving human development and reducing in-equalities at every level.

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Temas:
Microcredits, microfinance, India
The new agenda of the co-operation system: The end of Washington consensus?
Revista:
18 - 2008
Autores:
Artur Colom Jaén
Resumen:
Since the late 90s, dramatic changes have been taking place in the agenda
of the international co-operation system. Besides the World Bank strategic
shift since 95, there is a new orientation of the system towards the Millenium
Development Goals, an important increase in the avalaibility of aid funds, and
the transition to new practices in aid delivery. All these changes are supposing
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Temas:
Co-operation, Washington Consensus

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