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Big Ideas in MacroeconomicsA Nontechnical View

Big Ideas in Macroeconomics: A Nontechnical View

Kartik B. Athreya

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019736
eISBN:
9780262314404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019736.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In the wake of recent events, macroeconomics has come under intense scrutiny, often from non-economists. Yet because macroeconomics is now a highly technical undertaking, it will be very hard for ... More

Birth of a MarketThe U.S. Treasury Securities Market from the Great War to the Great Depression

Birth of a Market: The U.S. Treasury Securities Market from the Great War to the Great Depression

Kenneth D. Garbade

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016377
eISBN:
9780262298674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016377.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The market for U.S. Treasury securities is a marvel of modern finance. In 2009 the Treasury auctioned $8.2 trillion of new securities, ranging from four-day bills to thirty-year bonds, in 283 ... More

Bond Markets in Latin AmericaOn the Verge of a Big Bang?

Bond Markets in Latin America: On the Verge of a Big Bang?

Eduardo Borensztein, Kevin Cowan, Barry Eichengreen, and Ugo Panizza (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026321
eISBN:
9780262269025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026321.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Developing local bond markets is high on the policy agenda of Latin America. Bond markets are an essential component of a well-functioning financial market. Facilitating the efforts of public and ... More

Chasing the TapeInformation Law and Policy in Capital Markets

Chasing the Tape: Information Law and Policy in Capital Markets

Onnig H. Dombalagian

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028622
eISBN:
9780262324298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028622.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book surveys the law and policy of regulating information flows in capital markets. Part I begins with an overview of the themes, regulatory principles, and challenges that animate information ... More

Chips and ChangeHow Crisis Reshapes the Semiconductor Industry

Chips and Change: How Crisis Reshapes the Semiconductor Industry

Clair Brown and Greg Linden

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013468
eISBN:
9780262258654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013468.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

For decades the semiconductor industry has been a driver of global economic growth and social change. Semiconductors, particularly the microchips essential to most electronic devices, have ... More

Climate Policy and Nonrenewable ResourcesThe Green Paradox and Beyond

Climate Policy and Nonrenewable Resources: The Green Paradox and Beyond

Karen Pittel, Frederick van der Ploeg, and Cees Withagen (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027885
eISBN:
9780262319836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027885.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Too rapidly rising carbon taxes or the introduction of subsidies for renewable energies induce owners of fossil fuel reserves to increase their extraction rates for fear of their reserves becoming ... More

Competitive StrategyOptions and Games

Competitive Strategy: Options and Games

Benoît Chevalier-Roignant and Lenos Trigeorgis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015998
eISBN:
9780262298711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015998.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Corporate managers who face both strategic uncertainty and market uncertainty confront a classic trade-off between commitment and flexibility. They can stake a claim by making a large capital ... More

Complexity and EvolutionToward a New Synthesis for Economics

Complexity and Evolution: Toward a New Synthesis for Economics

David S Wilson and Alan Kirman (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035385
eISBN:
9780262337717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035385.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Two widely heralded yet contested approaches to economics have emerged in recent years. One follows an older, rather neglected approach which emphasizes evolutionary theory in terms of individuals ... More

Connectedness and ContagionProtecting the Financial System from Panics

Connectedness and Contagion: Protecting the Financial System from Panics

Hal S. Scott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034371
eISBN:
9780262332156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034371.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The Dodd–Frank Act of 2010 was intended to reform financial policies in order to prevent another massive crisis such as the financial meltdown of 2008. Dodd–Frank is largely premised on the diagnosis ... More

The Continuing Evolution of Europe

The Continuing Evolution of Europe

Thiess Buettner and Wolfgang Ochel (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017015
eISBN:
9780262301466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017015.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The European Union began with efforts in the Cold War era to foster economic integration among a few Western European countries. Today’s EU constitutes an upper tier of government that affects almost ... More

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