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Assessing America's Early Banks

Howard Bodenhorn

in State Banking in Early America: A New Economic History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195147766
eISBN:
9780199832910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195147766.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Early American banking grew in accordance with overall economic growth. The one exception was the early 1830s, when a speculative wave poured over the U.S. and the banking sector grew more rapidly ... More


The Separation between Commercial and Investment Banking in the United States

Jordi Canals

in Universal Banking: International Comparisons and Theoretical Perspectives

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775065
eISBN:
9780191695353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775065.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

The banking crisis that shook the United States in the 1930s meant the end of the universal banking system that, until then, had shaped that and many other financial systems. In fact, the American ... More


The Trends and Composition of Banking Risk across Europe

Jens Hagendorff

in Size, Risk, and Governance in European Banking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199694891
eISBN:
9780191748820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694891.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter examines the trends and composition of banking risk across Europe from January 1988 to December 2010. In particular, the chapter examines whether, the growing integration and ... More


Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Edward Morris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170543
eISBN:
9780231540506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170543.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The 2008 financial collapse, the expansion of corporate and private wealth, the influence of money in politics—many of Wall Street's contemporary trends can be traced back to the work of fourteen ... More


Banks

Mark Mason

in Europe and the Japanese Challenge: The Regulation of Multinationals in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292647
eISBN:
9780191684937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292647.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

The great surge of Japanese FDI in the late 1980s provoked powerful fears among many in the banking sector of the unifying European community. Japanese multinationals had mounted major challenges to ... More


Northern Neighbours: Scotland and Norway since 1800

John Bryden, Ottar Brox, and Lesley Riddoch (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696208
eISBN:
9781474412506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696208.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book, which has a Preface by Scotland’s leading historian, Sir Tom Devine, is a comparative study of the economic, social and political development of Norway and Scotland, mainly since about ... More


Carter Glass: 1858–1946: Unreconstructed Rebel

Edward Morris

in Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170543
eISBN:
9780231540506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170543.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The chapter describes Congressman Carter Glass’s unexpected role in passing legislation to form a central bank.


Banking on Markets: The Transformation of Bank-State Ties in Europe and Beyond

Rachel A. Epstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198809968
eISBN:
9780191847219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809968.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

States and banks have traditionally maintained close ties. At various points in time, states have used banks to manage their economies and soak up government debt, while banks enjoyed regulatory ... More


Post-War Crises

Youssef Cassis

in Crises and Opportunities: The Shaping of Modern Finance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199600861
eISBN:
9780191724930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600861.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

This chapter discusses the four major financial crises that broke out in the core industrial countries between the end of Bretton Woods in 1971 and the early 21st century: the Financial Instability ... More


Analytics of Currency Crises

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/9780262028592.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

To understand the origins of currency crises is best to think about the basic tri-lemma in international finance. In international finance, the tri-lemma stems from the fact that economic policy ... More


Cracks in the euro

Costas Simitis

in The European debt crisis: The Greek case

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719095795
eISBN:
9781781707005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095795.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter discusses the intensification of the Eurozone crisis in the aftermath of the Greek election of May 2012, particularly as concerns over the health of the Spanish economy put pressure on ... More


Cyprus

Costas Simitis

in The European debt crisis: The Greek case

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719095795
eISBN:
9781781707005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095795.003.0030
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter discusses the causes of the Cypriot crisis and circumstances of its bailout by the EU and the IMF. It is argued that the excesses of the Cypriot banking system had been largely ... More


Migrants and their money: Surviving financial exclusion

Kavita Datta

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428431
eISBN:
9781447307549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428431.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This original and topical book tells the untold stories of migrants' experiences of, and responses to, financial exclusion in London. Breaking important new ground, it offers an insight into ... More


The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha

B.L. Shankar and Valerian Rodrigues

in The Indian Parliament: A Democracy at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067726
eISBN:
9780199080434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067726.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter explores the relation between the Rajya Sabha vis-à-vis the Lok Sabha in India as well as the direction and extent to which this relation can be rethought today. It traces the ... More


International Regulatory Regimes

TONY PORTER

in International Finance: A Survey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199754656
eISBN:
9780199979462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754656.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

As finance has become more globalized and global financial crises have become more frequent and severe, a set of international regulatory regimes has been established. These have generally taken the ... More


Banking and finance as organized Conflict

Simone Polillo

in Conservatives Versus Wildcats: A Sociology of Financial Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785099
eISBN:
9780804785556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785099.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter highlights the social processes that invest money, in the form of specific, differentiated financial instruments, with the power to signal membership. It conceptualizes banks as ... More


Central banks: Powerful, political and unaccountable?

Willem H. Buiter

in British Academy Lectures 2013-14

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780197265864
eISBN:
9780191772016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265864.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The economic and political importance of central banks has grown markedly in advanced economies since the start of the Great Financial Crisis in 2007. In this article it is argued that the ... More


Capital Markets Union in Europe

Danny Busch, Emilios Avgouleas, and Guido Ferrarini (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198813392
eISBN:
9780191851582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813392.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, EU Law

This book analyses the legal and economic implications of the European Commission's plans to form a Capital Markets Union (CMU) in Europe, which will have a major impact on financial markets and ... More


The Political Economy of European Banking Union

David Howarth and Lucia Quaglia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198727927
eISBN:
9780191794216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727927.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Economic Systems

The establishment of Banking Union represents a major development in European economic governance and European integration history more generally. Banking Union is also significant because not all ... More


Chinese Money in Global Context: Historic Junctures Between 600 BCE and 2012

Niv Horesh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787192
eISBN:
9780804788540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787192.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book offers an interpretation of the Chinese monetary system, charting its evolution by examining key moments in history – from BCE 600 up to the present. It places these moments in ... More


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