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The United States: Deadlock Through Fragmentation

Andreas Busch

in Banking Regulation and Globalization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218813
eISBN:
9780191711763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218813.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter begins by examining the historical development of state policy towards the banking sector and its implications for the new challenges which have emerged in the last few decades. It then ... More


Explicit Reasons for Implicit Contracts: The Legal Logic to the Japanese Main Bank System

J. Mark Ramseyer

in The Japanese Main Bank System: Its Relevance for Developing and Transforming Economies

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198288992
eISBN:
9780191601224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288999.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

The Japanese main bank system is characterized by a nexus of implicit contracts. This chapter examines whether such unspoken agreements are really made, based on a comparison of Japanese and American ... More


The North Atlantic Triangle: Economic Reconstruction and Collapse, 1923–1933

Volker R. Berghahn

in American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161099
eISBN:
9781400850297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161099.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter deals with the period between the 1923 economic crisis and an even more severe economic breakdown in 1929. This period saw an engagement of the United States in Europe that had not been ... More


The Changing Market Place Between the Wars

Ranald C. Michie

in The London Stock Exchange: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242559
eISBN:
9780191596643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242550.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

As a successor to the previous chapter, which looked at organizational change in the London Stock Exchange between the two World Wars, this one looks at the changing market place over the same ... More


The Separation between Commercial and Investment Banking in the United States

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/9780198775065.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

The banking crisis that shook the United States in the 1930s meant the end of the universal banking system that, until then, had shaped that and many other financial systems. In fact, the American ... More


Debtor Nation: The History of America in Red Ink

Louis Hyman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140681
eISBN:
9781400838400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140681.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Before the twentieth century, personal debt resided on the fringes of the American economy, the province of small-time criminals and struggling merchants. By the end of the century, however, the most ... More


The Impact of Human Rights Principles on Justice Reform in the Inter-American Development Bank

Christina Biebesheimer

in Human Rights and Development: Towards Mutual Reinforcement

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199284627
eISBN:
9780191700316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284627.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter describes the Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB) rule of law and justice reform program, the way in which human rights principles are currently incorporated into that program, and ... More


Contested Terrain: P. W. Chavers, Anthony Overton, and the Founding of the Douglass National Bank

Robert E. Weems Jr.

in Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041426
eISBN:
9780252050022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041426.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the “contested terrain” associated with the founding of Chicago’s Douglass National Bank in 1921. Anthony Overton, one of history’s most prominent African American ... More


The Role of International Actors in Norm Emergence: Supporting Afro-Descendants’ Rights in Latin America

Corinne Lennox

in International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199676583
eISBN:
9780191757211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676583.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter examines the influence of international actors on the emergence of group-specific norms for Afro-descendants in Latin America who, since the late 1990s, have mobilized across Latin ... More


Banking on Government

Elizabeth Tandy Shermer

in To Promote the General Welfare: The Case for Big Government

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199858538
eISBN:
9780190254537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199858538.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the history of federal banking regulation. Topics covered include the establishment of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as part of the New Deal's Banking Act of ... More


Blueprints for a New Global Financial Architecture

Charles W. Calomiris

in International Financial Markets: The Challenge of Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226032146
eISBN:
9780226032153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226032153.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses the problems associated with the existing global financial architecture and proposes a set of solutions to those problems. These include reformulation of rules governing ... More


Social Movements in Latin America: The Power of Regional and National Networks

Kwame Dixon and John Burdick

in Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037561
eISBN:
9780813043098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037561.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores how Afro-descended populations have established national and regional organizations to combat racial discrimination by emphasizing the role of civil society.


Considerations in the Initial Design of Regional Development Banks: A Comparison of the Inter-American Development Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Steven D. Roper

in Regional Development Banks in the World Economy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198861089
eISBN:
9780191893056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861089.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the origins, lending policies, and regional development bank (RDB) relationships with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development from a comparative perspective ... More


The Inter-American Development Bank and the Washington Consensus: Shareholder Activism and the Taming of a Reluctant Partner

Sarah Babb

in Regional Development Banks in the World Economy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198861089
eISBN:
9780191893056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861089.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter traces how the United States (US) Treasury engineered the major shift in the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IADB) policy and formal structure through negotiations over donor ... More


Transformations, Ruptures, and Continuities in the Inter-American Development Bank’s Policy from 1980 to the Present

Pablo J. López and Marcelo Rougier

in Regional Development Banks in the World Economy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198861089
eISBN:
9780191893056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861089.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter shows that, although the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) mandate remained unchanged over the course of over fifty years from its creation, the Bank’s lending policies in Latin ... More


The Role of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration in Regional Integration and Development

José Efraín Deras, Alberto Cortés, and Guillermo Funes

in Regional Development Banks in the World Economy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198861089
eISBN:
9780191893056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861089.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Central American Bank of Economic Integration (CABEI) is one of the few modern regional institutions that has proved to be durable in the Central American context, despite the many hurdles the ... More


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