Determinants of Financial Development [electronic resource] / by Y. Huang.

Huang, Y. [Browse]
1st ed. 2011.
  • Basingstoke Springer Nature 2010
  • London : Palgrave Macmillan UK : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
1 online resource (226 p.)


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A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via the OAPEN Library platform, This book examines the emergence of both financial markets and carbon markets, and provides an in-depth investigation on the fundamental determinants of financial development.
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  • Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Abbreviations; Preface; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Background; 1.2 Origins of financial development: A review; 1.2.1 Institutions; 1.2.2 Policy; 1.2.3 Geography; 1.2.4 Other variables; 1.3 Structure of the book; 2 General Determinants of Financial Development; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The data; 2.2.1 Samples; 2.2.2 Measures of financial development; 2.2.3 The potential determinants; 2.3 Empirical strategy; 2.3.1 Bayesian Model Averaging; 2.3.2 General-to-specific approach
  • 2.4 Empirical results (I): Overall financial development2.4.1 Some stylized facts; 2.4.2 What are the main determinants of FD?; 2.5 Empirical results (II): Specific financial developments; 2.6 Conclusions; Appendix text; Appendix tables; 3 Private Investment and Financial Development; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 The data; 3.3 Analysis on data for five-year averages; 3.3.1 Methodology: System GMM; 3.3.2 Empirical results; 3.4 Analysis on annual data; 3.4.1 Methodology: Common factor approach; 3.4.2 Panel unit root tests; 3.4.3 Panel cointegration tests; 3.4.4 Estimation on annual data
  • 3.5 ConclusionAppendix tables; Appendix figures; 4 Political Institutions and Financial Development; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Institutions, democratization and finance; 4.3 The measures and data; 4.3.1 The sample; 4.3.2 The measure and data for financial development; 4.3.3 The measure and data for institutional improvement; 4.4 Methodology; 4.5 Evidence; 4.5.1 Preliminary evidence; 4.5.2 Regression results; 4.6 Conclusion; Appendix tables; 5 Financial Reforms for Financial Development; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Methodology; 5.2.1 Model specifications; 5.2.2 Econometric methods
  • 5.3 Empirical evidence5.3.1 Analysis on the original dataset; 5.3.2 Analysis on a larger dataset; 5.4 Discussions; 5.5 Conclusion; Appendix tables; 6 Geographic Determinants of Carbon Markets (CDM); 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Data and stylized facts; 6.3 Econometric method: Spatial econometric approach; 6.4 Empirical evidence; 6.5 Concluding remarks; Appendix table; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
  • 10.1057/9780230302495
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