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Codes of Finance: Engineering Derivatives in a Global Bank

Vincent Antonin Lépinay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151502
eISBN:
9781400840465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151502.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The financial industry's invention of complex products such as credit default swaps and other derivatives has been widely blamed for triggering the global financial crisis of 2008. This book takes ... More


Failure by Design: The Story behind America's Broken Economy

Josh Bivens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450150
eISBN:
9780801460654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450150.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book relays a compelling narrative of the U.S. economy's struggle to emerge from the Great Recession of 2008. It explains the causes and impact on working Americans of the most catastrophic ... More


The Performance of Politics: Obama's Victory and the Democratic Struggle for Power

Jeffrey C. Alexander

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744466
eISBN:
9780199944163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744466.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Contemporary observers of politics in America often reduce democracy to demography. Whatever portion of the vote not explained by the class, gender, race, and religious differences of voters is ... More


Norman Street Revisited: Claiming a Right to New York City

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0000
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter opens with a brief discussion of the production of urban space and the historical contributions of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs to the structuring of New York City. The section that ... More


Taxation and the Financial Sector

Douglas A. Shackelford, Daniel N. Shaviro, and Joel Slemrod

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/9780199698165.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, a variety of taxes on financial institutions have been proposed or enacted. The justifications for these taxes range from punishing those deemed to have ... More


Income Tax Reform Implications of the Financial Crisis

Daniel N. Shaviro

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/9780199698165.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Tax rules encouraging excessive debt, complex financial transactions, poorly designed incentive compensation for corporate managers, and highly leveraged homeownership all may have contributed to the ... More


Intense Ambivalence: The New 2006 and 2008 Anes Abortion Attitude Measures

L. J Zigerell and Heather Marie Rice

in Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151458
eISBN:
9781400840298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151458.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter investigates a new set of measures of attitudes about abortion policy. It argues that the standard ANES battery violates several principles of good question wording and also fails to ... More


How the ANES Used Online Commons Proposals and Pilot Study Reports to Develop Its 2008 Questionnaires

Jon A. Krosnick and Arthur Lupia

in Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151458
eISBN:
9781400840298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151458.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes the manner by which the ANES converted the insights of many people into strong and innovative questionnaires. This description is broken into two stages to reflect the nature ... More


Running to the Right: Effects of Campaign Strategy on Mass Opinion and Behavior

Diana Mutz and Susanna Dilliplane

in Facing the Challenge of Democracy: Explorations in the Analysis of Public Opinion and Political Participation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151106
eISBN:
9781400840304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151106.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter focuses on the occasion of Republican John McCain's selection of Sarah Palin as a vice-presidential running mate because this event signaled to many voters an abrupt change in McCain's ... More


Reviving a Role for the Bretton Woods Institutions: The Financial Crisis of 2008

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/9780199765348.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this chapter, the IMF, World Bank, and Congress entered the revived stage of the relationship among them. The revival was triggered externally by the international dimensions of the 2008 financial ... More


Conclusions

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/9780199765348.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter concludes the study. It summarizes the findings of the empirical chapters, and thus evaluates trends in congressional advocacy for policy change in international organizations. Each ... More


Mainstreaming Co-Operation: An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Anthony Webster, Linda Shaw, Rachael Vorberg-Rugh, and Rachael Vorberg-Rugh (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

After decades of flying beneath the radar, co-operation as a principle of business and socio-economic organisation is moving from the margins of economic, social and political thought into the ... More


The 90% Full Glass Contests the Bias for Bias

Lee Jussim

in Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195366600
eISBN:
9780199933044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.003.0082
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter captures many of the themes of this book by first summarizing a “story” common throughout the social sciences. It is a story that emphasizes the role of stereotypes, social beliefs, and ... More


The Empire of Value: A New Foundation for Economics

André Orléan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262026970
eISBN:
9780262323901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026970.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

With the advent of the 2007-2008 financial crisis, the economics profession itself entered into a crisis of legitimacy from which it has yet to emerge. Despite the obviousness of its failures, ... More


The Redistribution Recession: How Labor Market Distortions Contracted the Economy

Casey B. Mulligan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942213
eISBN:
9780199980772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942213.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Beginning in 2007, major subsidies and regulations intended to help the poor and unemployed were changed in more than a dozen ways. Many of these changes were reasonable reactions to economic events, ... More


The Paradox of Vulnerability: States, Nationalism, and the Financial Crisis

John L. Campbell and John A. Hall

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163260
eISBN:
9781400887958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163260.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Why are small and culturally homogeneous nation-states in the advanced capitalist world so prosperous? Examining how Denmark, Ireland, and Switzerland managed the 2008 financial crisis, this book ... More


Women and Human Rights

DAVID BOUCHER

in The Limits of Ethics in International Relations: Natural Law, Natural Rights, and Human Rights in Transition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199203529
eISBN:
9780191695490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203529.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the significance of the 2008 Amnesty International Report on Human Rights for human and women's rights issues. The report recognized the lack of global leadership to eradicate ... More


Introduction

Casey B. Mulligan

in The Redistribution Recession: How Labor Market Distortions Contracted the Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942213
eISBN:
9780199980772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942213.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

To help understand the causes of the recession and slow recovery, Chapter 1 advocates a residual analysis: estimation of what would have happened to work hours and other major economic variables if ... More


The Rise of Labor Productivity

Casey B. Mulligan

in The Redistribution Recession: How Labor Market Distortions Contracted the Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942213
eISBN:
9780199980772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942213.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

During the recession of 2008–9, labor hours fell sharply, while wages and output per hour rose. Some, but not all, of the productivity and wage increase can be attributed to changing quality of the ... More


The Expanding Social Safety Net

Casey B. Mulligan

in The Redistribution Recession: How Labor Market Distortions Contracted the Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942213
eISBN:
9780199980772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942213.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Inflation-adjusted spending on means-tested subsidies has increased sharply since 2007, and most of the growth was due to changes in eligibility rules, and increases in subsidies per eligible person, ... More


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