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Financial Innovation: Too Much or Too Little?

Michael Haliassos (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018296
eISBN:
9780262305495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018296.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This collective volume is about financial innovation, its history, and its potential to cause or to prevent financial crises. In assigning blame for the recent economic crisis, many have pointed to ... More


Beyond Austerity: Reforming the Greek Economy

Costas Meghir, Christopher A. Pissarides, Dimitri Vayanos, and Nikolaos Vettas (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262035835
eISBN:
9780262339216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035835.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

More than eight years after the global financial crisis began, the economy of Greece shows little sign of recovery, and its position in the eurozone seems tenuous. Between 2008 and 2014, incomes in ... More


Pathways to Fiscal Reform in the United States

John W. Diamond and George R. Zodrow (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028301
eISBN:
9780262321914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028301.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The severe fiscal problems that the United States faces have been the focus of much attention in recent years, and several groups have proposed ambitious plans for fiscal reforms that would address ... More


Inside and Outside Liquidity

Bengt Holmstrom and Jean Tirole

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015783
eISBN:
9780262295536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015783.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Why do financial institutions, industrial companies, and households hold low-yielding money balances, Treasury bills, and other liquid assets? When and to what extent can the state and international ... More


Coda on Treasury Debt Management during the 1920s

Kenneth D. Garbade

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016377
eISBN:
9780262298674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016377.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter briefly discusses three important developments in Treasury finance engineered by Treasury Secretary Mellon and his Under Secretaries, S. Parker Gilbert, Garrard Winston, and Ogden Mills, ... More


Foreign Investment: Liquidity Shocks

Assaf Razin

in Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The key mechanisms through which information frictions affect the composition and the volatility of international capital flows are market based. Foreign direct investors get more efficient outcomes ... More


Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Tancrède Voituriez, Kanako Morita, Thierry Giordano, Noura Bakkour, and Noriko Shimizu

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Blended finance and public private partnerships are landmark mechanisms for sustainable development financing. They are flagged by development finance institutions as promising means to bridge the ... More


Has Taxation Contributed to the Crisis?

John Norregaard, Aqib Aslam, Dora Benedek, and Thornton Matheson

in Post-crisis Fiscal Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027182
eISBN:
9780262324113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027182.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines how current taxation systems distort the saving and financing behavior of individuals and firms by providing incentives for higher leverage, risk-taking, and the promotion of ... More


Perspectives in Public-Private Partnerships in Education

Rajashri Chakrabarti and Paul E. Peterson

in School Choice International: Exploring Public-Private Partnerships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033763
eISBN:
9780262270113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033763.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book provides a series of general, overarching assessments of the promise provided by public–private partnerships, focusing on specific partnerships in particular countries. The conventional ... More


Banking on Democracy: Financial Markets and Elections in Emerging Countries

Javier Santiso

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019002
eISBN:
9780262313704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019002.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Politics matter for financial markets and financial markets matter for politics, and nowhere is this relationship more apparent than in emerging markets. This book investigates the links between ... More


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