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Co-movement of Spreads: Fundamentals or Investor Behavior?

Paolo Mauro, Nathan Sussman, and Yishay Yafeh

in Emerging Markets and Financial Globalization: Sovereign Bond Spreads in 1870-1913 and Today

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199272693
eISBN:
9780191603488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272697.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses on co-movement of spreads across different countries, and on the frequency of crises shared by more than one country — contagion. Overall, co-movement of spreads among emerging ... More


Three International Dimensions of Democratization

Laurence Whitehead

in The International Dimensions of Democratization: Europe and the Americas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243754
eISBN:
9780191600333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243751.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Sets out and elaborates three main headings under which international developments regarding democratization can be grouped and analysed—contagion, control, and consent. The ‘contagion’ heading ... More


Democracy by Convergence: Southern Europe

Laurence Whitehead

in The International Dimensions of Democratization: Europe and the Americas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243754
eISBN:
9780191600333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243751.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The modern political histories of Greece, Portugal, and Spain display a common theme of escape from an authoritarian rule. This lends support to an application of the ‘contagion’ theory of ... More


The Fabric of Social Life: Mimicry, Fantasy, Fiction, and Morality

Alvin I. Goldman

in Simulating Minds: The Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience of Mindreading

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195138924
eISBN:
9780199786480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138929.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Many of our distinctively human social traits are interwoven with simulational propensities. A stroll through simulation-related topics includes the psychological underpinnings of social bonds, our ... More


The Macroeconomic Theory of Exchange Rate Crises

Giovanni Piersanti

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653126
eISBN:
9780191741210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653126.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book deals with the genesis and dynamics of exchange rate crises in fixed or managed exchange rate systems. It provides a comprehensive treatment of the existing theories of exchange rate crises ... More


Agent-Based Computational Model

Joshua M. Epstein

in Agent_Zero: Toward Neurocognitive Foundations for Generative Social Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158884
eISBN:
9781400848256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158884.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This part describes the agent-based and computational model for Agent_Zero and demonstrates its capacity for generative minimalism. It first explains the replicability of the model before offering an ... More


Corpuscular Effluvia: Between Imagination and Experiment

Catherine Wilson

in Epicureanism at the Origins of Modernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199238811
eISBN:
9780191716492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238811.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter presents an example of the manner in which the purely hypothetical atom of the ancients was introduced into the experimental philosophy of the Royal Society. Lucretius had posited that ... More


Land Animals, Pure and Impure

Mary Douglas

in Leviticus as Literature

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244195
eISBN:
9780191600548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244197.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Leviticus 1–7 presents the laws on sacrifices, and in sacrifice the body of the sacrificial animal becomes another microcosm in its own right, corresponding to the tabernacle and the holy mountain ... More


Crises and Self-Fulfilling Expectations

Giovanni Piersanti

in The Macroeconomic Theory of Exchange Rate Crises

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653126
eISBN:
9780191741210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653126.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses the basic analytical framework of “second-generation” models of currency crises and their extensions to deal with new characteristics of international financial crises such as ... More


Diseased and Holy: The Peri Philoptōchias Sermons and the Transforming Body

Susan R. Holman

in The Hungry are Dying: Beggars and Bishops in Roman Cappadocia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139129
eISBN:
9780199834310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139127.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Explores three sermons by Gregory of Nazianzus and Gregory of Nyssa and commonly titled “On the Love of the Poor” that focus on the homeless and destitute diseased poor. While both authors also ... More


Spotting Financial Crises

Michael Chui and Prasanna Gai

in Private Sector Involvement and International Financial Crises: An Analytical Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199267750
eISBN:
9780191602504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267758.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Presents a critical overview of the literature on early warning systems and leading indicators of crisis. Examines the signalling method, the discrete choice approach, and structural models. ... More


Systemic Risk: The Dynamics of Modern Financial Systems

Prasanna Gai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199544493
eISBN:
9780191747175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544493.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book opens new ground in the study of financial crises. It treats the financial system as a complex adaptive system and shows how lessons from network disciplines—such as ecology, epidemiology, ... More


ARE YOU COMING HOME TONIGHT?: The Impact of Emergency Service Work on Families

CHERYL REGEHR and TED BOBER

in In the Line of Fire: Trauma in the Emergency Services

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165029
eISBN:
9780199864089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165029.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Families of responders are also significantly affected by their loved one’s choice of work. Daily stressors include coping with shift work, and long and unpredictable hours that can interfere with ... More


Loss of Emotional Management

Sandra L. Bloom and Brian Farragher

in Destroying Sanctuary: The Crisis in Human Service Delivery Systems

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195374803
eISBN:
9780199865420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374803.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Emotions are contagious and under any conditions, human service delivery environments demand the highest levels of emotional labor from workers, who must contain the overwhelming and distressing ... More


Imaginative Contagion

Tamar Szabó Gendler

in Intuition, Imagination, and Philosophical Methodology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589760
eISBN:
9780191595486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589760.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter presents and discusses a number of cases of imaginative contagion: cases where merely imagining or pretending P has effects that we would expect only believing or perceiving P to have. ... More


International Borrowing

RUMU SARKAR

in International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398281
eISBN:
9780199866366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398281.003.005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explains the international financial architecture supporting the financing of international development. It examines the international borrowing practices of sovereign states, and ... More


Emerging Capital Economies

RUMU SARKAR

in International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398281
eISBN:
9780199866366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398281.003.007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines emerging capital economies from the perspective of creating the new success stories in the developing world. It focuses on the underlying (legal) causes for such successes and ... More


Individual Bank Runs and Systemic Risk

Hans Degryse, Moshe Kim, and Steven Ongena

in Microeconometrics of Banking: Methods, Applications, and Results

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340471
eISBN:
9780199852406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340471.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter looks at individual bank runs and systemic risk featuring the evidence on the determinants of banking crises: market and economic conditions, implications of banking crises and their ... More


Sparks of Benevolence: The Varied Emotional Responses to Suffering in Others

Shaun Nichols

in Sentimental Rules: On the Natural Foundations of Moral Judgement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195169348
eISBN:
9780199835041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169344.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores in detail the nature of the affective response to suffering in others. Humans exhibit importantly different kinds of response, each of which apparently emerges fairly early in ... More


Plague Psychology

Samuel K. Cohn

in Cultures of Plague: Medical thinking at the end of the Renaissance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574025
eISBN:
9780191722530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574025.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores the psychological ramifications of plague that provoked social conflict and mass fear, which doctors and others in 1575–8 now saw as adding significantly to plague mortalities. ... More


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