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The Establishment of the General Bank

Antoin E. Murphy

in John Law: Economic Theorist and Policy-maker

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286493
eISBN:
9780191596674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828649X.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Details the role of the General Bank and its note‐issuing capacity and the conversion of the General Bank into the Royal Bank.


Selling Finance and the Promise of Contingency

Vincent Antonin Lépinay

in Codes of Finance: Engineering Derivatives in a Global Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151502
eISBN:
9781400840465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151502.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter analyzes the notion of client preference by showing how clients are affected by interactions related to the properties of products as these are staged by salespeople. The interaction ... More


The Costs of Price

Vincent Antonin Lépinay

in Codes of Finance: Engineering Derivatives in a Global Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151502
eISBN:
9781400840465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151502.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter introduces the other side of the bank where the costs of the CGPs are revealed. These high-maintenance products create new costs and challenge existing accounting techniques. Against ... More


The Conceptualization of the System

Antoin E. Murphy

in John Law: Economic Theorist and Policy-maker

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286493
eISBN:
9780191596674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828649X.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Discusses the way in which Law modelled the General (later Royal) Bank on the Bank of England and the Mississippi Company on British trading companies such as the East India Company and the South Sea ... More


John Law and Richard Cantillon: The First Mississippi Fortune — Phase One

Antoin E. Murphy

in Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286820
eISBN:
9780191596681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286821.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Cantillon's financial career was closely linked with that of John Law (1671–1729). Law wished to solve France's twin crises, the shortage of money and the high level of state indebtedness, through ... More


The Memory of Banking

Vincent Antonin Lépinay

in Codes of Finance: Engineering Derivatives in a Global Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151502
eISBN:
9781400840465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151502.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter studies the difficulties encountered by the various operators trying to keep track of the changes a typical product goes through. The customized nature of the services offered by General ... More


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