The Belle Epoque of International Finance.Â French Capital Exports, 1880-1914
AbstractThis paper introduces a new dataset of French investments in foreign securities.� This is the most detailed data available to date.� The data is used to study the composition, valuation, and total return of the French portfolio of non-sovereign foreign securities on the 34 years before World War 1.� Additional insights are obtained about the structure of the financial market in France.
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Date of creation: 01 Feb 2011
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France; pre-1914; foreign portfolio investment;
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- G11 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions
- G15 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - International Financial Markets
- N23 - Economic History - - Financial Markets and Institutions - - - Europe: Pre-1913
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