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Creating a Responsive, Accountable, Market-Driven Financial System

Thomas M. Hoenig

in Perspectives on Dodd-Frank and Finance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028035
eISBN:
9780262325929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028035.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In this chapter, FDIC Vice Chairman Thomas Hoenig observes that in recent years, commercial banks have expanded into proprietary trading, market making and other activities that are outside the realm ... More


The global economic and social policy context

Bob Deacon

in Global social policy in the making: The foundations of the social protection floor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312338
eISBN:
9781447312383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312338.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter provides an historical background to the social protection floor story. It outlines the challenge that took place in the 1980s and 1990s to universal welfare states and to the universal ... More


A Brief Summary717

Malcolm Torry

in Money for everyone: Why we need a citizen's income

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447311249
eISBN:
9781447311287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311249.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

A Citizen's Income is an unconditional and nonwithdrawable income for every individual as a right of citizenship. It would ameliorate the poverty and unemployment traps, hence boosting employment; it ... More


Opportunity Knocks at the Door

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes how at a time of fiscal austerity when funds had to be curtailed even for ongoing programmes an unexpected opportunity arose to operationalize the new strategy for ... More


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