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Microstates and Offshore Finance: the Political Economy of Vulnerability

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  • Hampton, M.P.

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Offshore Finance Centres (OFCs) have proliferated since the 1960s and many small jurisdictions and microstates around the world now host OFCs as part of the increasing globalisation of financial capital. This paper argues that microstates are becoming increasing vulnerable to forces outside of their control resulting in transit crime such as money laundering and flows of illegal flight capital.

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  • Hampton, M.P., 1999. "Microstates and Offshore Finance: the Political Economy of Vulnerability," Papers 128, Portsmouth University - Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:portec:128
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    Keywords

    ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ; TAXATION ; INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY ; INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MARKET;

    JEL classification:

    • O16 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Financial Markets; Saving and Capital Investment; Corporate Finance and Governance
    • R10 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - General
    • R50 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Regional Government Analysis - - - General
    • F30 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - General
    • G10 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)

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