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Crisis Management across the World

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/9780801452352.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter details the nationwide bailout efforts across industrialized countries during the 2008 global financial crisis. Alongside central bank efforts to provide liquidity to struggling ... More


Four Sources of the Global Crisis of 2008

Rohini Hensman

in Workers, Unions, and Global Capitalism: Lessons from India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148009
eISBN:
9780231519564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148009.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines four sources of the economic crisis of 2008 and suggests how three of them can be counteracted. The report of the UN Commission on Reforms of the International Monetary and ... More


The Gulf Food Security Predicament

Eckart Woertz

in Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659487
eISBN:
9780191749155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659487.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 1 shows how the Gulf countries have been affected by the global food crisis of 2008 and how they have reacted to it. Basic challenges of Gulf food security are outlined such as population ... More


The Asian Model of Development: From Crises to Transformation

Simon S. C. Tay

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0038
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The idea of an Asian model for development grew with the rise of the “tiger” economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan, dubbed “the East Asian Miracle” by the World Bank. This model ... More


The Global Land Grab Phenomenon

Eckart Woertz

in Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659487
eISBN:
9780191749155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659487.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 5 introduces the phenomenon of global farmland investments that have made headlines since 2008. It outlines the global playing field that Gulf countries encounter when they strive to secure ... More


Democracy Declined: The Failed Politics of Consumer Financial Protection

Mallory E. SoRelle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226711652
eISBN:
9780226711829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226711829.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Borrowing has become the American way of life. We increasingly rely on consumer credit to purchase daily necessities and to weather unexpected emergencies. But borrowing to live is a double-edged ... More


The “Horseless Headmen”: Consumer Groups and the Challenge of Political Mobilization

Mallory E. SoRelle

in Democracy Declined: The Failed Politics of Consumer Financial Protection

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226711652
eISBN:
9780226711829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226711829.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter four, “Horseless Headmen”: Consumer Groups and the Challenge of Mobilization, considers why public interest groups struggled—both historically and during the 2008 global financial crisis—to ... More


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