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Coping with the Crisis

Thomas H. Stanton

in Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail: Governance and Management Lessons from the Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199915996
eISBN:
9780199950324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915996.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 3 looks at four firms that successfully withstood the crisis: JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, and Toronto Dominion Bank (TD Bank), including their preparation, responses to the ... More


Do Not Tamper with the Clues: Notes on Goldman Sachs

Kathryn Lofton

in Consuming Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481937
eISBN:
9780226482125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482125.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter offers an argument for the religious work of corporations through a specific engagement with Goldman Sachs. Common sense may suggest that there is no organization perhaps less religious ... More


Risk and Mortgage-Backed Securities in a Time of Transition

Harold C. Barnett

in Investment Risk Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199331963
eISBN:
9780190214098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331963.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The residential mortgage-backed securities (MBS) market expanded and collapsed as securitizers packaged increasingly toxic loans into private label MBS. New affordability products and expectation of ... More


The Indian Story in Modern Times

Kshama V. Kaushik and Kaushik Dutta

in India Means Business: How the Elephant Earned its Stripes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072614
eISBN:
9780199081592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072614.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the modern story of Indian business and economy. After two hundred years of colonial rule and relative economic stagnation, India has started to regain its lost glory in world ... More


Moses and Jeremiah

Michael R. Yogg

in Passion for Reality: The Extraordinary Life of the Investing Pioneer Paul Cabot

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167468
eISBN:
9780231537025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167468.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter looks at the leadership styles of mutual fund pioneer, Paul Cabot, and Goldman Sachs’ partner, Sidney Weinberg. Weinberg, who initially worked as a janitor’s assistant in Goldman Sachs, ... More


On the Origins of Corporate Culture

Kathryn Lofton

in Consuming Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481937
eISBN:
9780226482125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482125.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter offers a history of the concept of “corporate culture.” It begins and concludes with the 2008 financial crisis because respondents to the crisis suggested it was the result of a culture ... More


Corporation as Sect

Kathryn Lofton

in Consuming Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481937
eISBN:
9780226482125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482125.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter considers how work became so central to contemporary life and how the corporate workplace became a particular site of political freedom and activity. The essay begins by looking at ... More


Contractual Networks in Socio-economic Perspective: The Case of the European Financial Crisis (2009–2010)

Richard Swedberg

in Contract Governance: Dimensions in Law and Interdisciplinary Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198723202
eISBN:
9780191790294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723202.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

Contractual networks emerge when contracts of a financial nature are entered among actors such as firms, states, and individuals. Under certain conditions losses in one part of such networks may ... More


Remarks

Donald L. Kohn, Laurence H. Meyer, and William C. Dudley

in Asset Prices and Monetary Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092119
eISBN:
9780226092126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092126.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter presents a panel discussion among three distinguished practitioners: Governor Donald L. Kohn of the Federal Reserve; former Governor Laurence H. Meyer, now vice chairman of Macroeconomic ... More


Capitalism, Ethics, and the Financial Crash

David Callahan

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

When people do bad things to make huge sums of money, the problem is usually not the moral failings of specific individuals as much as the distortions of an economy that offers outsized rewards to ... More


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