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The Digital Hand: Volume II: How Computers Changed the Work of American Financial, Telecommunications, Media, and Entertainment Industries

James W. Cortada

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165876
eISBN:
9780199789689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165876.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This is a history of how over a dozen American industries have used computers and been affected by them in the financial, telecommunications, media, and entertainment industries since 1950. It ... More


Epilogue: Sustainable International Development after the Subprime Crisis

Markus Venzin

in Building an International Financial Services Firm: How Successful Firms Design and Execute Cross-Border Strategies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199535200
eISBN:
9780191701153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535200.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter discusses the impact of the subprime crisis on the international strategies of financial services firms. Many mostly passive investors from emerging economies will get the opportunity to ... More


Introduction to the book

Markus Venzin

in Building an International Financial Services Firm: How Successful Firms Design and Execute Cross-Border Strategies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199535200
eISBN:
9780191701153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535200.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the emergence of a new era of global banking and insurance. It outlines five of the reasons to study the financial services industry. It ... More


The characteristics of financial services

Markus Venzin

in Building an International Financial Services Firm: How Successful Firms Design and Execute Cross-Border Strategies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199535200
eISBN:
9780191701153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535200.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

The strategic challenges of internationalization vary greatly between different financial services sectors. A retail bank such as the Italian UniCredit, as opposed to an investment bank such as ... More


Challenges in Financial Regulation

STIJN CLAESSENS

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/9780199754656.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

Financial intermediation and financial services industries have undergone many changes in the past two decades due to deregulation, technological advances, and globalization. The recent financial ... More


The Power of Collective Inaction

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/9780801452352.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter determines the power of the financial industry and develops the argument about collective inaction as an exercise of power. It also analyzes different aspects of power—particularly, ... More


Alternative Regulators

Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa

in Regulating Finance: Balancing Freedom and Risk

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199270569
eISBN:
9780191602542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270562.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This essay explores the organisational structure of financial regulatory and supervisory functions. It addresses three questions arising from the issue of what the optimal institutional setup for ... More


Reshaping the Islamic Finance Industry: Applying the Lessons Learned from the Global Financial Crisis

Rafe Haneef and Edib Smolo

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the lessons learned from the global financial crisis of 2008 and how they can be applied to reshape the Islamic financial industry. It analyses some of the significant flaws in ... More


Financial Reform and Policy

Grzegorz W. Kolodko

in From Shock to Therapy: The Political Economy of Postsocialist Transformation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297437
eISBN:
9780191685354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297437.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter talks about changes that occur in the financial industry. The discussion starts with the introduction of the fiscal system — a collection of techniques that regulates and checks on the ... More


Introduction

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/9780199765348.003.0000
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter lays out the rationale for the study of the relationship between Congress and the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. It proposes the concept of congressional ... More


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