Ontemporary issues in development finance

You are to write one essay of 3,500 words (excluding tables and references).
Please select ONE of the following questions:
Essay question 1
Take two economies. After motivating your choice, compare them along the most
meaningful dimensions of financial development (e.g., financial depth or access to
finance). Discuss the factors explaining why some economies have higher levels of
financial development.
Essay question 2
Analyse the relationship between inequality and financial development. Explain and
critically evaluate theories and empirical evidence, providing examples or illustrating
with a case study.
2
Essay question 3
Stock-based financing is superior to market-based financing”. Critically examine this
statement.
Essay question 4
In countries where the market for government debts is not well developed seigniorage
is the only option for financing public spending. Discuss.
The essay should have the following structure:
i?? Introduction to the question
i?? A brief survey of the related theoretical and empirical literature
i?? Critical analysis of the question drawing on appropriate analytical and
empirical information
i?? Conclusion
i?? Appendix (if necessary)
i?? References

(Please choose the essay question 2 to write)

Ontemporary issues in development finance

You are to write one essay of 3,500 words (excluding tables and references).
Please select ONE of the following questions:
Essay question 1
Take two economies. After motivating your choice, compare them along the most
meaningful dimensions of financial development (e.g., financial depth or access to
finance). Discuss the factors explaining why some economies have higher levels of
financial development.
Essay question 2
Analyse the relationship between inequality and financial development. Explain and
critically evaluate theories and empirical evidence, providing examples or illustrating
with a case study.
2
Essay question 3
Stock-based financing is superior to market-based financing”. Critically examine this
statement.
Essay question 4
In countries where the market for government debts is not well developed seigniorage
is the only option for financing public spending. Discuss.
The essay should have the following structure:
i?? Introduction to the question
i?? A brief survey of the related theoretical and empirical literature
i?? Critical analysis of the question drawing on appropriate analytical and
empirical information
i?? Conclusion
i?? Appendix (if necessary)
i?? References

(Please choose the essay question 2)

Ontemporary issues in development finance

You are to write one essay of 3,500 words (excluding tables and references).
Please select ONE of the following questions:
Essay question 1
Take two economies. After motivating your choice, compare them along the most
meaningful dimensions of financial development (e.g., financial depth or access to
finance). Discuss the factors explaining why some economies have higher levels of
financial development.
Essay question 2
Analyse the relationship between inequality and financial development. Explain and
critically evaluate theories and empirical evidence, providing examples or illustrating
with a case study.
2
Essay question 3
Stock-based financing is superior to market-based financing. Critically examine this
statement.
Essay question 4
In countries where the market for government debts is not well developed seigniorage
is the only option for financing public spending. Discuss.
The essay should have the following structure:
i?? Introduction to the question
i?? A brief survey of the related theoretical and empirical literature
i?? Critical analysis of the question drawing on appropriate analytical and
empirical information
i?? Conclusion
i?? Appendix (if necessary)
i?? References