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Derivatives and the Wealth of Societies

Benjamin Lee and Randy Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226392660
eISBN:
9780226392974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226392974.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book is a unique collaboration that looks at derivative finance from the standpoint of the social sciences and the social sciences from that of finance. It joins experts from different ... More


Monetary Policy with Very Low Inflation in the Pacific Rim

Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226378978
eISBN:
9780226379012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226379012.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Extremely low inflation rates have moved to the forefront of monetary policy discussions. In Asia, a number of countries—most prominently Japan, but also Taiwan and China—have actually experienced ... More


Liquidity Risk, Cash Flow Constraints, and Systemic Feedbacks

Sujit Kapadia, Mathias Drehmann, John Elliott, and Gabriel Sterne

in Quantifying Systemic Risk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226319285
eISBN:
9780226921969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921969.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter develops a quantitative framework which shows how shocks to fundamentals may interact with funding liquidity risk and potentially generate contagion that can spread across the financial ... More


The International Lender of Last Resort: How Large Is Large Enough?

Olivier Jeanne and Charles Wyplosz (eds)

in Managing Currency Crises in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226155401
eISBN:
9780226155425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226155425.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines whether an international lender of last resort (ILOLR) would be a useful addition to the international financial architecture. It analyzes whether an ILOLR can function ... More


Stock Market Liquidity and the Macroeconomy: Evidence from Japan

Woon Gyu Choi and David Cook (eds)

in Monetary Policy with Very Low Inflation in the Pacific Rim

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226378978
eISBN:
9780226379012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226379012.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter is concerned with the association between the liquidity of the Japanese stock market and the macroeconomy in a period of prolonged deflation, slow growth, and near-zero interest rates. ... More


The Economic Rationale for the HOLC

Price Fishback, Jonathan Rose, and Kenneth Snowden

in Well Worth Saving: How the New Deal Safeguarded Home Ownership

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226082448
eISBN:
9780226082585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226082585.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the rationale for the HOLC from a public policy perspective. The HOLC intervened in the credit and real estate markets by refinancing some distressed loans that private lenders ... More


Liquidity in Retirement Savings Systems: An International Comparison

John Beshears, James J. Choi, Joshua Hurwitz, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, John Beshears, James J. Choi, Joshua Hurwitz, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian

in Insights in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226426679
eISBN:
9780226426709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226426709.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

What is the socially optimal level of liquidity in a retirement savings system? Liquid retirement savings are desirable because liquidity enables agents to flexibly respond to preretirement events ... More


The Misfortune of Nonfinancial Firms in a Financial Crisis: Disentangling Finance and Demand Shocks

Hui Tong and Shang-Jin Wei

in Measuring Wealth and Financial Intermediation and Their Links to the Real Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226204260
eISBN:
9780226204437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226204437.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

If a non-financial firm does not do well in a financial crisis, it could be attributable to either a contraction of demand for its output, or to a contraction of supply of external finance. ... More


Ritual in Financial Life

Edward LiPuma

in Derivatives and the Wealth of Societies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226392660
eISBN:
9780226392974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226392974.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Edward LiPuma’s chapter, “Ritual in Financial Life”, examines the implications of the analysis of ritual and exchange for our understanding of derivative finance. He looks at both ritual exchange and ... More


Liquidity

Robert Meister

in Derivatives and the Wealth of Societies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226392660
eISBN:
9780226392974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226392974.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Meister looks at Mitchell’s Carbon Democracy and the problem of “choke points” in capitalism. Meister provides a historical perspective on the development of “derivative capitalism," comparing it to ... More


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