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Information and Organization: A New Perspective on the Theory of the Firm

Mark Casson

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297802
eISBN:
9780191596063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297807.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Offers a vision of the economy as a system of structured information flow. The structuring is effected by institutions, and in particular, by firms, which specialize in processing the information ... More


Investor Protection in Europe: Corporate Law Making, The MiFID and Beyond

Guido Ferrarini and Eddy Wymeersch (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199202911
eISBN:
9780191707964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202911.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

EU policy in the area of corporate governance and capital markets is being reoriented. Harmonization is less frequently seen as a concept in company law, regulatory competition is on the rise, and ... More


The Market for Seamen in the Age of Sail

Lewis R. Fischer (ed.)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588566
eISBN:
9781786944870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588566.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume collects eight essays that all attempt to answer two key concerns: did markets for seafarers exist in the age of sail; and, if so, were these markets efficient? The question was initially ... More


Introduction

Robert J. Shiller

in Macro Markets: Creating Institutions for Managing Society's Largest Economic Risks

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294184
eISBN:
9780191596926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294182.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

In proposing macro markets, this book describes a substantial array of new markets, and attempts to indicate ways around some of the major barriers to the establishment and success of these markets. ... More


Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises

Martin Guzman, José Antonio Ocampo, and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231179263
eISBN:
9780231542029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179263.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The current approach to resolving sovereign debt crises does not work: sovereign debt restructurings come too late and address too little. Though unresolved debt crises impose enormous costs on ... More


Reclaiming individualism: Perspectives on public policy

Paul Spicker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447309086
eISBN:
9781447310860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309086.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book is about individualist ideas, and how they shape public policy.. It has been argued that individualism and the protection of individual liberty imply a greater emphasis on market economics, ... More


Macroeconomics in Times of Liquidity Crises: Searching for Economic Essentials

Guillermo A. Calvo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035415
eISBN:
9780262336017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035415.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The book claims that liquidity issues are at the heart of recent financial crises, and their analysis helps to explain phenomena that are alien to mainstream macroeconomic models. To make this point, ... More


The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up?

Steven Davidoff Solomon and Randall Stuart Thomas (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599403
eISBN:
9780226599540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599540.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Enormous changes are occurring in our capital markets as shareholder activists become increasingly prominent, institutional investors gain power, and capital markets intermediaries such as proxy ... More


Western Perspectives on Democracy in Central Asia

Mariya Y. Omelicheva

in Democracy in Central Asia: Competing Perspectives and Alternative Strategies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813160689
eISBN:
9780813161006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160689.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Discussed in this chapter are US and EU views on democracy and international democratization, as well as normative and instrumental beliefs about the benefits and intrinsic merits of democracy as a ... More


Maritime Labour in Early Modern Spain

Carla Rahn Phillips

in The Market for Seamen in the Age of Sail

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588566
eISBN:
9781786944870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588566.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Carla Rahn Phillips considers the market for maritime labour in early-modern Spain, finding that despite the necessity of sailors and existence of the market, wages remained low and skilled maritime ... More


Recruitment and Promotion: The Merchant Fleet of Salem, Massachusetts, 1670-1765

Vince Walsh

in The Market for Seamen in the Age of Sail

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588566
eISBN:
9781786944870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588566.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Vince Walsh examines Salem, Massachusetts, and finds that the market within Salem was efficient yet would only recruit within Salem and suffered as a result.


Mariners and Markets in the Age of Sail: The Case of the Netherlands

Paul C. van Royen

in The Market for Seamen in the Age of Sail

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588566
eISBN:
9781786944870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588566.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Paul van Royen focusses on seventeenth and eighteenth century Netherlands, and finds the organisations functioned well but enable huge discrepancies in wages.


Pirates and Markets

David J. Starkey

in The Market for Seamen in the Age of Sail

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588566
eISBN:
9781786944870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588566.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

David Starkey studies eighteenth century England, noting a fluctuation between efficiency and inefficiency across markets.


“Advance Notes” and the Recruitment of Maritime Labour in Britain in the Nineteenth Century

David M. Williams

in The Market for Seamen in the Age of Sail

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588566
eISBN:
9781786944870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588566.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

David Williams discusses the emergence on the advance note and the tremendous influence it had on market behaviour, indicating inefficient markets.


Finnish and International Maritime Labour in the Age of Sail: Was There a Market?

Yrjö Kaukiainen

in The Market for Seamen in the Age of Sail

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588566
eISBN:
9781786944870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588566.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Yrjo Kaukiainen considers Finland’s history of interconnected local maritime labour markets, but also struggles to quantify their ‘efficiency’ after also taking issue with the ambiguous phrase.


The Efficiency of Maritime Labour Markets in the Age of Sail: The Post-1850 Norwegian Experience

Lewis R. Fischer

in The Market for Seamen in the Age of Sail

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588566
eISBN:
9781786944870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588566.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Lewis R. Fischer addresses the imbalance of wages in Norwegian maritime markets and finds that despite the integration from local to regional markets, the system remained inefficient.


The Danish Maritime Labour Market, 1880-1900

Morten Hahn-Pedersen and Pout Holm

in The Market for Seamen in the Age of Sail

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588566
eISBN:
9781786944870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588566.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Morten Hahn-Pedersen and Poul Holm consider the fishing and shipping markets in Denmark and believe the wage inconsistencies reflect an inefficient system.


Sail and Steam: Selected Maritime Writings of Yrjö Kaukiainen

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007374
eISBN:
9781786944672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007374.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This collection provides a tribute to the career of maritime historian Yrjö Kaukiainen, composed upon his retirement from the University of Helsinki. It collects seventeen of his maritime essays ... More


SDRs in the transition from Bretton Woods monetary arrangements

Christopher M.D. Wilkie

in Special Drawing Rights (SDRs): The First International Money

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199606467
eISBN:
9780191731648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606467.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

As soon as SDRs were instituted, the Bretton Woods arrangements began to unravel. While some observers noted that SDRs could not save the Bretton Woods system and were therefore doomed to ... More


The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Ralph Davis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume is a reprint of Ralph Davis’ seminal 1962 book, The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. The aim was to examine the economic reasons for the ... More


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