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Why China survived the financial crisis
Shalendra D. Sharma

’s ability to withstand the crisis, must be understood within the context of its domestic political economy. While it was arguably in China’s interest not to devalue the RMB during the height of crisis, there are forces at work within the economy that may force China to rethink this strategy in the future. The economy: underlying strengths Never in recorded history has an economy grown so rapidly and as extensively as that of post-Mao China. The Third Plenum of the Eleventh Communist Party Congress in December 1978 saw the rise of the late Deng Xiaoping as the paramount

in The Asian financial crisis
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Oonagh McDonald

the board of directors, 12 September 2008. The Examiner also notes that Lehman posted $5bn cash collateral at JP Morgan's request on 11 September and that Citibank had amended its Direct Custodial Services Agreement to strengthen its lien on Lehman's assets. Lehman calculated that its easily monetized liquidity pool was $2bn. John Varley, chief executive of Barclays advised Paulson that Barclays' board was prepared to consider a possible bid for Lehman. Meanwhile at the Friday evening meeting on 12 September, the CEOs were divided into groups, to

in Lehman Brothers
Don Slater

projects, not the nature of objects. This is evident within corporate practice. An advertising or marketing executive may spend a great deal of time thinking through the definition of an object and the structures that stabilise it precisely in order to destabilise the good and re-stabilise it in an optimal position within competitive and consumption relations. What should this mobile phone, for example, be sold as? A gadget, a status symbol, a practical necessity, an integral part of 102 Don Slater mobile information systems comprising PDAs, Internet and integrated

in Market relations and the competitive process
Mike Buckle and John Thompson

bank. Banks that took the rescue packages had to agree to restrictions on executive pay and dividends to existing shareholders, as well as an agreement to offer reasonable credit to homeowners and small businesses. In the long term it was hoped that the cost of this programme would be offset by dividends received from the shares bought by the government, and eventually to

in The UK financial system (fifth edition)
Mike Buckle and John Thompson

carry out day-to-day supervision. The EU supervisory system has resulted in some changes regarding how the four-level legislative procedure, introduced under the Lamfalussy approach, operates. Level 1 directives and regulations set the high-level political objectives in the area concerned. Occasionally, at this early stage, the European Commission may ask ESMA for technical

in The UK financial system (fifth edition)
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Mike Buckle and John Thompson

. International financial institutions have been attracted to a number of features of London. These include a suitable pool of experienced and skilled labour, relatively light restrictions on access to financial markets, a tax regime which is not hostile to financial innovation, the absence of exchange controls since 1979, relatively light reserve requirements, a stable political regime

in The UK financial system (fifth edition)
The resurgence of Route 128 in Massachusetts
Michael H. Best

). Sun Microsystems, Silicon Graphics and Cisco Systems are but three other examples whose origins can all be traced to Stanford’s classrooms. See MIT’s: The Impact of Innovation website at founders According to Mass High Tech (17(38). 1999. p. 23), the software industry of Massachusetts is driven by ‘. . . small firms founded by former executives who have cashed out before, or by recent graduates of the area’s top engineering schools’. Cambridge University researchers have developed many innovations, often in partnership with industrial

in Market relations and the competitive process