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Regulating Finance: Balancing Freedom and Risk

Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199270569
eISBN:
9780191602542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270562.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book presents eight essays on financial regulation, focusing on the European context. Essay one examines the concept of market-friendly regulation. Essay two discusses the need for stronger bank ... More


Monetary and Financial Stability: Conflict or Complementarity

Brigitte Granville

in Remembering Inflation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145402
eISBN:
9781400846443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145402.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter examines the relation between monetary and financial stability, looking at possible chains of cause and effect running in both directions between them—from the possibility that an ... More


Central Banks and Financial Stability

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:
10.1093/0199270562.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This essay discusses the importance of central bank involvement in financial stability. The function of central banks occupies a place somewhere between monetary policy and supervision. Central bank ... More


International Financial Stability and Market Efficiency as a Global Public Good

Stephany Griffith‐Jones

in Providing Global Public Goods: Managing Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157406
eISBN:
9780199832965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157400.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Examines the global public goods of financial stability and market efficiency by focusing on one of their main elements, the international financial architecture, and the question of how far it ... More


Do Global Standards and Codes Prevent Financial Crises?

Benu Schneider

in Capital Market Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230587
eISBN:
9780191710896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230587.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Following the crises in emerging market economies, beginning with that of Mexico in the mid-1990s, the adoption of internationally recognized standards and codes (S&C) of financial best practices ... More


Stability of Islamic Banks: A Comparison of Conventional and Islamic Banks

Matthias Verbeet

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/9780748647613.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter compares the financial stability of Islamic banks with that of conventional banks in terms of performance based on measures such as return on equity and changes in capital structure such ... More


Introduction

Barry Eichengreen

in Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The gold standard is conventionally portrayed as synonymous with financial stability, and its downfall, starting in 1929, is implicated in the global financial crisis and the worldwide depression. A ... More


The Reorganization of the International Financial Architecture in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis

Claus D. Zimmerman

in A Contemporary Concept of Monetary Sovereignty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680740
eISBN:
9780191760686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680740.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

Like earlier crises, the Global Financial Crisis has triggered a restructuring of the international financial architecture. The G-20 was revived to provide a forum for the leaders of the world’s ... More


Regulation and Competition Policy in the Banking Sector

Elena Carletti and Xavier Vives

in Competition Policy in the EU: Fifty Years on from the Treaty of Rome

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566358
eISBN:
9780191722790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566358.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

The banking sector has long been exempted from the application of competition policy because of the potential trade-off between competition and stability. This chapter reviews the academic literature ... More


A Contemporary Concept of Monetary Sovereignty

Claus D. Zimmermann

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680740
eISBN:
9780191760686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680740.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book analyses whether the concept of monetary sovereignty is evolving under the impact of economic globalization and increasing financial integration, and assesses what this implies. Chapter 1 ... More


Financial Crisis: Global Regulatory Reaction

Garcia Alcubilla and Ruiz del Pozo

in Credit Rating Agencies on the Watch List: Analysis of European Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199608867
eISBN:
9780191739125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608867.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Rating agencies were in the spotlight again as a result of the US subprime crisis that started during the summer of 2007 and that highlighted the systemic relevance of the agencies in financial ... More


Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Barry Eichengreen

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The gold standard and the Great Depression might appear to be two very different topics requiring two entirely separate books, and the attempt to combine them here reflects Barry Eichengreen's ... More


Hong Kong:: From Scandals to Stability

Leo F. Goodstadt

in Reluctant Regulators: How the West Created and How China Survived the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083251
eISBN:
9789882207349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083251.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Hong Kong was recognized as a political anachronism that was often found to be at risk. The economic strategy imposed by this British-style system was reminiscent of that from the nineteenth century ... More


Taxes, Banks, and Financial Stability

Reint Gropp

in Taxation and Regulation of the Financial Sector

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027977
eISBN:
9780262321099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027977.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In the response to the financial crisis numerous new taxes on financial institutions have been discussed or implemented around the world. This chapter discusses the connection between the incidence ... More


Central Banking before the Great Recession

Francesco Papadia and Tuomas Vӓlimӓki

in Central Banking in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198806196
eISBN:
9780191844058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806196.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The chapter describes the historical process as well as the analytical and empirical factors that, at the end of the twentieth century, led to the dominance, in advanced economies, of a central bank ... More


Harmonization of Financial Regulation

Junji Nakagawa

in International Harmonization of Economic Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604661
eISBN:
9780191731679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604661.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyzes international harmonization of financial regulation. This is a relatively new regulatory area, with international harmonization efforts starting only in the 1980s. ... More


China, India, Brazil, and South Africa: Capital Flows and Exchange Rates. What Lessons Have Been Learnt since the East Asian Crisis of 1997–8?

Marion Pircher

in Southern Engines of Global Growth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580606
eISBN:
9780191723353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580606.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the movement of capital flows to and from the exchange rate regimes and monetary policies of China, India, Brazil, and South Africa (CIBS). This chapter compares the level of ... More


Regulation and Taxation: Economics and Politics

Donato Masciandaro and Francesco Passarelli

in Taxation and the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698165
eISBN:
9780191738630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698165.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

We describe systemic financial risk as a negative externality. Free riding leads to excess risk production. We consider two instruments usually adopted to tackle this problem: financial regulation ... More


Governance of International Banking: The Financial Trilemma

Dirk Schoenmaker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199971596
eISBN:
9780199333318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971596.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, the business model of international banks is under pressure. Regulators across the world are retrenching to national lines by applying restrictions on ... 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


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