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Financial Regionalism after the Global Financial Crisis: Regionalist Impulses and National Strategies

William W. Grimes

in The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641987
eISBN:
9780191741586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The Global Financial Crisis has severely weakened the legitimacy of the US-led global financial system. This has not only led to efforts to remake the global system through the G20 and related ... More


Regaining Control? Capital Controls and the Global Financial Crisis

Kevin P. Gallagher

in The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641987
eISBN:
9780191741586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The Global Financial Crisis has triggered a transformation in thinking and practice regarding the role of government in managing international capital flows. This chapter traces and evaluates the ... More


The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Wyn Grant and Graham K. Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641987
eISBN:
9780191741586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) is the most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression. Many books have explored its causes, but this book systematically explores its consequences. The ... 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


French Responses to the Global Economic Crisis: The Political Economy of “Post-Dirigisme” and New State Activism

Ben Clift

in The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641987
eISBN:
9780191741586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter analyzes French responses to the financial crisis, arguing that a ‘post-dirigiste’ interpretation predicated on an expansive notion of the state as actor in and enactor of markets best ... More


Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Assaf Razin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book aims at parsing and explaining some key forces that feature in every one of the global and regional financial crises and monetary crises that erupted in the world economy over the past ... More


Social Solidarity in Scandinavia after the Fall of Finance Capitalism

Cathie Jo Martin

in The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641987
eISBN:
9780191741586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The global meltdown prompted minimal challenges to the welfare state and governmental controls in Scandinavia, even while spurring a resurgence of enthusiasm for the touchstones of neoliberal thought ... More


The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Roger Berkowitz and Taun N. Toay (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

From easy money to greed, there is no shortage of explanations for the global financial crisis that began in 2008. Some even deny it is a crisis, arguing that the Great Recession is just one of the ... 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


Introduction

Graham K. Wilson and Wyn Grant

in The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641987
eISBN:
9780191741586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

In its early stages, the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) seemed to offer the prospect for a major shift in policy paradigms. One of the central issues in political science is when and under what ... More


Lehman Brothers: A Crisis of Value

Oonagh McDonald

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784993405
eISBN:
9781526103956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993405.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

On September 12th 2008, Lehman Brothers was valued at 639 billion US dollars. On Monday 15th September, it was worth nothing. How could trillions of dollars seemingly melt into air? Lehman Brothers ... More


The United States: The Strange Survival of (Neo)Liberalism

Graham K. Wilson

in The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641987
eISBN:
9780191741586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The consequences of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) in the United States have differed significantly between the short and longer terms. The initial consequences were to strengthen the center-left ... More


The Global Financial Crisis

Edward Fieldhouse, Jane Green, Geoffrey Evans, Jonathan Mellon, Christopher Prosser, Hermann Schmitt, and Cees van der Eijk

in Electoral Shocks: The Volatile Voter in a Turbulent World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198800583
eISBN:
9780191840074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800583.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Global Financial Crisis, which began in 2007–8, was the most significant financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s, and acted as a large shock to British politics. The economic ... More


The Fateful Weekend

Oonagh McDonald

in Lehman Brothers: A Crisis of Value

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784993405
eISBN:
9781526103956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993405.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter will give an account of the weekend in September, 2008. It will provide a description of that weekend, but the focus will be on the reasons provided by Henry Paulson, Treasury Secretary ... More


The Memory of Financial Crises: The Great Depression and the Global Financial Crisis of 2008

Youssef Cassis and Anna Knaps

in Remembering and Learning from Financial Crises

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198870906
eISBN:
9780191913495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870906.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Are financial crises actually remembered—and if so, how and by whom? Surprisingly, there has hardly been any attempt to answer this question, whether by economists or historians or indeed other ... More


Afterword: Continuity versus Change

Ranald C. Michie

in Banks, Exchanges, and Regulators: Global Financial Markets from the 1970s

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780199553730
eISBN:
9780191905445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199553730.003.0021
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The shock to the global financial system in 2020, caused by the coronavirus, provides is a test for the measures taken since the Global Financial Crisis of 2008. The coronavirus has caused a shock to ... More


Dollar Diminution and New Macroeconomic Constraints on American Power

Jonathan Kirshner

in Sustainable Security: Rethinking American National Security Strategy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190611477
eISBN:
9780190611514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611477.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter briefly explains how the global financial crisis of 2007–2008 and its aftermath revealed underappreciated vulnerabilities in the US economy. These led to disenchantment with the American ... More


New York: Remains a, if not the, Pre-eminent International Financial Centre

Richard Sylla

in International Financial Centres after the Global Financial Crisis and Brexit

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198817314
eISBN:
9780191858833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817314.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

New York, the epicentre of the 2007–9 Global Financial Crisis, during the ensuing decade regained much of its pre-Crisis stature as a pre-eminent international financial centre. Its advantages going ... More


From Hubris to Nemesis: January to September 2008

Oonagh McDonald

in Lehman Brothers: A Crisis of Value

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784993405
eISBN:
9781526103956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993405.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

2008 began well for Lehman with the announcement in January of their financial report for the year ending November 30, 2007, showing record revenues of nearly $60 bn and record earnings of $4bn. This ... More


Lehman’s Valuation of Its Assets

Oonagh McDonald

in Lehman Brothers: A Crisis of Value

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784993405
eISBN:
9781526103956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993405.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The purpose of this chapter is to examine the whole issue of valuing Lehman’s assets. This is a more complex subject than it may first appear. The way in which Lehman valued its assets has to be set ... More


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