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Domestic Financing of Business and Public Investments

Young‐Iob Chung

in South Korea in the Fast Lane: Economic Development and Capital Formation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195325454
eISBN:
9780199783908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325454.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyzes the sources, magnitude, and means of financing investments in public and private enterprises after the Korean War. The analysis considers the credit policies relative to ... More


Conflicts of Interest

Roy C. Smith and Ingo Walter

in Governing the Modern Corporation: Capital Markets, Corporate Control, and Economic Performance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195171679
eISBN:
9780199783618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195171675.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Potential conflicts of interest are a fact of life among the financial firms that help direct the flow of capital in the modern market-oriented economy. There are essentially two types of conflicts ... More


The Bankers

Roy C. Smith and Ingo Walter

in Governing the Modern Corporation: Capital Markets, Corporate Control, and Economic Performance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195171679
eISBN:
9780199783618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195171675.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Financial intermediaries — firms that function as the “middlemen of finance” — monitor and influence the way companies are governed in a market economy. Prior to 1933, most large, money-center banks ... More


Systemic Risk and Financial Market Structure

E. Philip Davis

in Debt, Financial Fragility, and Systemic Risk

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198233312
eISBN:
9780191596124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198233310.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapters 5 and 6 identified a number of features common to most periods of financial instability in recent decades; these observations were felt to validate to some extent the various theories of ... More


Capital Markets versus Bank Intermediation

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/9780198775065.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter discusses in greater detail the various models that have emerged for the organization of the financial system. First, it discusses the model based on financial markets as a means of ... More


The Theory of Financial Intermediation

Peter d. Spencer

in The Structure and Regulation of Financial Markets

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198776093
eISBN:
9780191695384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776093.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

It is observed that openness of different media in the capital market allows them to compile information and disseminate it across the community. However, some studies show that its revealing nature ... More


Repersonalizing Data in the Banking Industry

Andreas Credé

in Inside the Communication Revolution: Evolving Patterns of Social and Technical Interaction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296553
eISBN:
9780191685231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296553.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Innovation

Although the banking sector is very labour-intensive, banks have invested large amounts on both computer hardware and software. Savings intermediation — the process where individuals entrust their ... More


Financial Institutions

Stephen Zamora, José RamlÓN CossÍO, Lenone Pereznieto, José Roldá n-Xopa, and David Lopez

in Mexican Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288489
eISBN:
9780191700514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288489.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the regulation of financial intermediaries in Mexico. Financial intermediaries in Mexico include many types of financial institutions: banks, securities firms, securities ... More


‘Alternative Investment’ or Nomadic War Machine?

Ewald Engelen, Ismail Ertürk, Julie Froud, Sukhdev Johal, Adam Leaver, Michael Moran, Adriana Nilsson, and Karel Williams

in After the Great Complacence: Financial Crisis and the Politics of Reform

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589081
eISBN:
9780191731150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589081.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

This chapter explores the role of alternative investment funds in the recent financial crisis. It considers the different ways in which the source of private equity and hedge fund success during the ... More


Banking, Capital Flows, and Financial Cycles: Common Threads in the 2007–2009 Crises

Young-Hwa Seok and Hyun Song Shin

in How Finance Is Shaping the Economies of China, Japan, and Korea

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165266
eISBN:
9780231536462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165266.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter considers the phenomenon of financial globalization. This type of globalization is organized within the role of financial intermediaries, especially banks, in the proliferation of ... More


State Banking in Early America: A New Economic History

Howard Bodenhorn

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195147766
eISBN:
9780199832910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195147766.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

An outpouring of recent theoretical and empirical research places financial intermediaries center stage in the process of economic growth. Through their dealings with customers as depositors, ... More


Reframing Finance: New Models of Long-Term Investment Management

Ashby Monk, Rajiv Sharma, and Duncan L. Sinclair

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503601789
eISBN:
9781503602755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601789.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The role of financial intermediaries has come under close scrutiny in recent times as many of the practices of these service firms have been exposed for their opaque, rent-seeking and dishonest ... More


Sovereign Wealth Funds and Global Finance

Katharina Pistor

in Sovereign Investment: Concerns and Policy Reactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199937929
eISBN:
9780190260163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199937929.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on a number of specific sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) whose portfolios indicate strong interests in finance both in their home countries and abroad. It first reviews empirical ... More


A Macroeconomist's Wish List of Financial Data

V. V. Chari

in Risk Topography: Systemic Risk and Macro Modeling

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226077734
eISBN:
9780226092645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092645.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Developing an understanding of how financial market disturbances affect the broader economy is crucial for designing regulatory policy on financial markets. Recent research on general equilibrium ... More


Why Did Finance Capitalism and the Second Industrial Revolution Arise in the 1890s?

Larry Neal and Lance E. Davis

in Financing Innovation in the United States, 1870 to the Present

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122894
eISBN:
9780262277884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122894.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter suggests that it is possible to make a study using distinct natural experiments on institutional arrangements of finance on the deflationary decade of the 1890s and the subsequent gold ... More


Chains of Finance: How Investment Management is Shaped

Diane-Laure Arjaliès, Philip Grant, Iain Hardie, Donald MacKenzie, and Ekaterina Svetlova

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198802945
eISBN:
9780191841385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802945.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Investment is no longer a matter of individual savers directly choosing which shares or bonds to buy. Rather, most of their money flows through a ‘chain’: an often extended sequence of ... More


Understanding the Use of Long-Term Finance in Developing Countries

María Soledad Martinez Pería and Sergio L. Schmukler

in Finance and Investment: The European Case

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198815815
eISBN:
9780191853418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815815.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter reviews recent evidence on the use of long-term finance in developing countries (relative to developed ones) to try to identify where short- and long-term financing occurs, and what role ... More


How Technologically Advanced Markets Can Work Even When Fraud Is “Legal”: Ex Ante Risk Management by PayPal and Other Intermediaries

Edward Peter Stringham

in Private Governance: Creating Order in Economic and Social Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199365166
eISBN:
9780199366132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199365166.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

One way to address fraud is to deal with it after it occurs, but government is often powerless to identify perpetrators and recoup losses for victims. With modern electronic commerce, market ... More


Ten Legal Change

in Law and Capitalism: What Corporate Crises Reveal about Legal Systems and Economic Development around the World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226525273
eISBN:
9780226525297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226525297.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explores several important questions related to legal change, legal transplants, and legal harmonization and convergence. It begins with the simple observation that all countries ... More


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