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European Capital Flows and Regional Risk


  • Bayoumi, Tamim
  • Sarno, Lucio
  • Taylor, Mark P


This paper looks at a range of issues concerning capital flows in Europe. The authors gauge the extent of European capital mobility through an examination of saving-investment correlations. Moreover, they provide further evidence on the extent and effect of European capital mobility through an examination of GNP/GDP ratios across the largest European countries and a comparison of these with similar calculations executed for regions within the United Kingdom. Finally, the authors examine the role of private financial markets in reducing regional risk by developing an empirical model which is then estimated on data for the European Union. Copyright 1999 by Blackwell Publishers Ltd and The Victoria University of Manchester

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  • Bayoumi, Tamim & Sarno, Lucio & Taylor, Mark P, 1999. "European Capital Flows and Regional Risk," Manchester School, University of Manchester, vol. 67(1), pages 21-38, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:manchs:v:67:y:1999:i:1:p:21-38

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