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Reviving a Role for the Bretton Woods Institutions: The Financial Crisis of 2008

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in Legislating International Organization: The US Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199765348
eISBN:
9780199918959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765348.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this chapter, the IMF, World Bank, and Congress entered the revived stage of the relationship among them. The revival was triggered externally by the international dimensions of the 2008 financial ... More


Taxation and the Financial Sector

Douglas A. Shackelford, Daniel N. Shaviro, and Joel Slemrod

in Taxation and the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698165
eISBN:
9780191738630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698165.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, a variety of taxes on financial institutions have been proposed or enacted. The justifications for these taxes range from punishing those deemed to have ... More


Income Tax Reform Implications of the Financial Crisis

Daniel N. Shaviro

in Taxation and the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698165
eISBN:
9780191738630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698165.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Tax rules encouraging excessive debt, complex financial transactions, poorly designed incentive compensation for corporate managers, and highly leveraged homeownership all may have contributed to the ... More


The Great Recession and the Developing World

José Antonio Ocampo, Stephany Griffith-Jones, Akbar Noman, Ariane Ortiz, Juliana Vallejo, and Judith Tyson

in Development Cooperation in Times of Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159661
eISBN:
9780231504393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159661.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyzes the 2008 financial crisis and its effects on the developing world. This crisis was a result of diverse factors that combined in an explosive mix, with two particular traits that ... More


Crisis Management across the World

Cornelia Woll

in The Power of Inaction: Bank Bailouts in Comparison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452352
eISBN:
9780801471155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452352.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter details the nationwide bailout efforts across industrialized countries during the 2008 global financial crisis. Alongside central bank efforts to provide liquidity to struggling ... More


The International Financial Architecture Seen through the Lens of the Crisis: Some Achievements and Numerous Challenges

Stephany Griffith-Jones and José Antonio Ocampo

in Development Cooperation in Times of Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159661
eISBN:
9780231504393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159661.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter evaluates the response of the international community to the financial crisis, which has called into question some of the ideas upon which economic management has been based through ... More


Codes of Finance: Engineering Derivatives in a Global Bank

Vincent Antonin Lépinay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151502
eISBN:
9781400840465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151502.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The financial industry's invention of complex products such as credit default swaps and other derivatives has been widely blamed for triggering the global financial crisis of 2008. This book takes ... More


Switzerland

John L. Campbell and John A. Hall

in The Paradox of Vulnerability: States, Nationalism, and the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163260
eISBN:
9781400887958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163260.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines how Switzerland managed the 2008 financial crisis. It first provides an overview of Switzerland's transition into a modern nation-state before discussing the institutional ... More


The Economic Crisis and the International Aid

Andrew Mold and Annalisa Prizzon

in Development Cooperation in Times of Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159661
eISBN:
9780231504393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159661.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the effect the financial crisis may have on development funding and on flows of international aid. The results of previous crises have been varied, indicating that the effect on ... More


Contagion in the 2008 Crisis: The Run on the Nonbank Sector, “Shadow Banks”

Hal S. Scott

in Connectedness and Contagion: Protecting the Financial System from Panics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034371
eISBN:
9780262332156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034371.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes how contagion principally manifested itself in the nonbank sector during the 2008 financial crisis. The Lehman bankruptcy and ensuing breaking of the buck by the Reserve ... More


Heady Days

Christopher A. Ford

in China Looks at the West: Identity, Global Ambitions, and the Future of Sino-American Relations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813165400
eISBN:
9780813165424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165400.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at how Chinese attitudes and perceptions of the United States changed in 2008 due to the financial crisis, the election of Barack Obama, and the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. ... More


Supervision in the Wake of the Financial Crisis: Achieving Effective ‘Law in Action’—A Challenge for the EU

Niamh Moloney

in Financial Regulation and Supervision: A post-crisis analysis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199660902
eISBN:
9780191806902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199660902.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter is concerned with the ‘law in action’ or the preventive ex ante supervision and monitoring of financial market rules following the 2008 financial crisis. It considers the influences ... More


Denmark

John L. Campbell and John A. Hall

in The Paradox of Vulnerability: States, Nationalism, and the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163260
eISBN:
9781400887958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163260.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines Denmark's response to the 2008 financial crisis. It first provides an overview of four legacies of Danish history that created modern Denmark: Lutheranism, statism, the solution ... More


Ireland

John L. Campbell and John A. Hall

in The Paradox of Vulnerability: States, Nationalism, and the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163260
eISBN:
9781400887958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163260.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines how Ireland managed the 2008 financial crisis. It first provides an overview of Ireland's transition from colony to nation-state before discussing its institutions and legacies ... More


From ‘New Spirit’ to New Steel-Hard Casing? Civil Society Actors, Capitalism, and Crisis: The Case of Attac in Europe

Silke Ötsch, Pier Paolo Pasqualoni, and Alan Scott

in New Spirits of Capitalism?: Crises, Justifications, and Dynamics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199595341
eISBN:
9780191750755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595341.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on a less frequently discussed aspect of the New Spirit of Capitalism: its analysis of the potential for a renewal of capitalism critique emerging out of, and in reaction ... More


Understanding the New Institutional Architecture of EU Financial Market Supervision*

Eilis Ferran

in Financial Regulation and Supervision: A post-crisis analysis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199660902
eISBN:
9780191806902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199660902.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on the seemingly all-encompassing role of the EU in governing financial market activity across Europe and how the organisation's supervision has accelerated in the wake of the ... More


Financial Regulatory Reform: The Politics of Denial

Richard A. Posner

in The Economists' Voice 2.0: The Financial Crisis, Health Care Reform, and More

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160155
eISBN:
9780231504324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160155.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter first analyzes the financial regulatory reforms proposed by the Obama administration to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis. These include constituting the Federal Reserve ... More


Restructuring Global and EU Financial Regulation: Character, Capacities, and Learning*

Julia Black

in Financial Regulation and Supervision: A post-crisis analysis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199660902
eISBN:
9780191806902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199660902.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter analyses the cognitive shifts prompted by the 2008 financial crisis and its impact on the organization of global and EU financial regulation. It argues that in order to develop ... More


Groundwork

John L. Campbell and John A. Hall

in The Paradox of Vulnerability: States, Nationalism, and the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163260
eISBN:
9781400887958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163260.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book examines the paradox of vulnerability: small nation-states tend to rise to the challenge of the vulnerabilities that they face so as to become inventive and stronger. Focusing on the ... More


Conclusion

John L. Campbell and John A. Hall

in The Paradox of Vulnerability: States, Nationalism, and the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163260
eISBN:
9781400887958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163260.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's main findings, showing how vulnerability can increase national solidarity allowing institutions to be built that work for a country's collective benefit, ... More


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