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Central Bank Rate as an Instrument of Monetary Control

J. C. R. Dow and I. D. Saville

in A Critique of Monetary Policy: Theory and British Experience

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283195
eISBN:
9780191596186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283199.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The use of bank rates acting as a source of control is the focus of this chapter. It examines the imposition of the Minimum Lending Rate in 1972. The role of the central bank in setting rates and ... More


The “Buy Now” Lie

Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz

in The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035019
eISBN:
9780262335959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035019.003.0005
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

This chapter probes the reasons for consumers’ eagerness to embrace the digital marketplace despite the sacrifice of their ownership rights. It argues that the preference for digital goods is at ... More


The Promise and Perils of Digital Libraries

Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz

in The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035019
eISBN:
9780262335959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035019.003.0006
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

The licensing model has important implications for public libraries. The practice of library lending has depended heavily on the exhaustion principle. But in the context of ebook lending, exhaustion ... More


Debts, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law: Advocating a Fair and Efficient Sovereign Insolvency Model

Kunibert Raffer

in Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231179263
eISBN:
9780231542029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179263.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 15: The shortcomings of the present international financial architecture and the limits of the contractual approach were forcefully recalled recently. Starting from the UN’s demand for ... More


Creating a Framework for Sovereign Debt Restructuring That Works

Martin Guzman and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231179263
eISBN:
9780231542029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179263.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Recent controversies surrounding sovereign debt restructurings show the weaknesses of the current market-based system in achieving efficient and fair solutions to sovereign debt crises. This article ... More


Sovereign Debt of Developing Countries: Overview of Trends and Policy Perspectives

Marilou Uy and Shichao Zhou

in Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231179263
eISBN:
9780231542029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179263.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This paper focuses on the sovereign debt of developing countries, particularly over the last decade. It provides an overview of broadly favorable public debt trends in developing countries. It notes ... More


A Platform for Knowledge Development

R. David Lankes

in The New Librarianship Field Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262529082
eISBN:
9780262334600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529082.003.0012
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

A library should be a participatory platform that allows a community to share passions, expertise, and resources. This chapter covers the concept of a platform, and the need to operate an open system ... More


Panel Discussion on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Jeff Bloch, Shane Corwin, and Todd J. Zywicki

in Perspectives on Dodd-Frank and Finance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028035
eISBN:
9780262325929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028035.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Jeff Bloch, of the Consumer Bankers’ Association expresses a number of concerns that the industry has about the CFPB. These include the single-commissioner governance structure of the CFPB, the exam ... More


Do Non-Human Rights Regimes Undermine the Achievement of Economic and Social Rights?

M. Rodwan Abouharb, David L. Cingranelli, and Mikhail Filippov

in Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520283091
eISBN:
9780520958920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283091.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Due to the multiple principals problem, state participation in several international regimes increases agency loss between citizens and politicians and worsens human rights outcomes. The overall ... More


Mobility and Insecurity: Dilemmas of the Black Middle Class

Todd M. Michney

in Surrogate Suburbs: Black Upward Mobility and Neighborhood Change in Cleveland, 1900-1980

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631943
eISBN:
9781469631967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631943.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter considers the structural factors and life dilemmas upwardly mobile black Clevelanders faced even after achieving geographic mobility, and explicates the dynamic whereby less-affluent ... More


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