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The Economics of the Term Structure of Interest Rates

Claus Munk

in Financial Asset Pricing Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199585496
eISBN:
9780191751790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585496.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter focuses on the consequences of general asset pricing theory for the pricing of bonds and for the term structure of interest rates implied by bond prices. After a short introduction to ... More


Understanding Inflation-Indexed Bond Markets

Michael Haliassos

in Financial Innovation: Too Much or Too Little?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018296
eISBN:
9780262305495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018296.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explores the history of inflation-indexed bond markets in the United States and the United Kingdom. It documents a massive decline in long-term real interest rates from the 1990s until ... More


China: Development, Inequality, and Imbalance

Carl Riskin

in China–India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265673
eISBN:
9780191771903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265673.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

China, like India, presents a case of growth with increasing income inequality. In China this has gone hand in hand with a number of serious structural imbalances. It is clear that China’s problems ... More


Benchmarks

Onnig H. Dombalagian

in Chasing the Tape: Information Law and Policy in Capital Markets

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028622
eISBN:
9780262324298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028622.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides an overview of the regulation of benchmarks and benchmark products. It begins with a discussion of the types of benchmarks used in financial markets, such as stock, debt and ... More


The Borrowers’ Good Deal

Price Fishback, Jonathan Rose, and Kenneth Snowden

in Well Worth Saving: How the New Deal Safeguarded Home Ownership

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226082448
eISBN:
9780226082585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226082585.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This HOLC delivered relief to borrowers by lengthening loan durations, lowering interest rates, and by requiring no principal payments for the first three years. However, HOLC modifications did not ... More


The Cost to Taxpayers and Subsidies to the Housing Market

Price Fishback, Jonathan Rose, and Kenneth Snowden

in Well Worth Saving: How the New Deal Safeguarded Home Ownership

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226082448
eISBN:
9780226082585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226082585.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter reviews the popular conception that the HOLC returned a small profit to taxpayers. In fact, once all of its implicit and explicit costs are taken into account, the HOLC was the source of ... More


What Factors Determine Changes in House Prices and Rents?

Geoffrey Meen and Christine Whitehead

in Understanding Affordability: The Economics of Housing Markets

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529211863
eISBN:
9781529211870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211863.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Whatever measure of affordability is used house prices and rents play a central role and Chapter 3 is concerned with what causes these two variables to change over time and vary across different ... More


Nominal Anchoring with Liquid Monetary Policy Assets

Guillermo Calvo

in Macroeconomics in Times of Liquidity Crises: Searching for Economic Essentials

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035415
eISBN:
9780262336017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035415.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The chapter shows that existence of a unique Rational Expectations equilibrium can be ensured even if the Taylor Principle – stating that the policy interest rate increases by more than the increase ... More


From Main Street to Wall Street: How the Economy Influences Stock Markets and What Investors Should Know

Jesper Rangvid

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198866404
eISBN:
9780191898549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866404.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

From Main Street to Wall Street examines the relation between the economy and the stock market. It discusses the academic theories and empirical facts, and guides readers through the fascinating ... More


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