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1. Abstract This paper presents a conceptual metadata framework for Dublin Core metadata, intended to support the development of interoperable metadata standards and applications. The model rests on the fundamental concept of an " abstract model " for metadata, as exemplified by the DCMI Abstract Model, and is based on concepts and ideas that have developed(More)
Does capital flow from rich to poor countries? We revisit the Lucas paradox to account for the role of capital account openness. We find that, when accounting for such openness, the prediction of the neoclassical theory is empirically confirmed: among financially open economies, less developed countries tend to experience net capital inflows and more(More)
The Resource Discovery Network (RDN) has taken a collaborative approach to the development of a network of subject gateways, each of which offers a variety of services to its subject-focused community. This paper considers the use of the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting as a mechanism for sharing metadata records between those(More)
This version is made available in accordance with publisher policies. Please cite only the published version using the reference above. Abstract This paper reviews BIBLINK, an EC funded project that is attempting to create links between national bibliographic agencies and the publishers of electronic resources. The project focuses on the flow of(More)
This paper looks at whether the tendency of some governments to borrow short term is reinforced by financial support from the International Monetary Fund. I first present a model of sovereign debt issuance at various maturities featuring endogenous liquidity crises and maturity mismatches due to financial under-development. I use the model to analyse the(More)