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Structuring Securities Regulation in the European Union: Lessons from the U.S. Experience

Donald C. Langevoort

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

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199202911
eISBN:
9780191707964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202911.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Politics aside, the question of whether the EU should create an SEC is about the trade-offs between scale and accountability. This chapter considers that trade-off in the US context, with specific ... More


Theoretical Underpinnings of Success

Peter C. Y. Chow and Mitchell H. Kellman

in Trade—The Engine of Growth in East Asia

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078954
eISBN:
9780199855001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078954.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The relevance of some trade theories to the observed export performances of the NICs are analyzed and tested in this chapter. A penetrating examination of underlying product characteristics is used ... More


Funding New Industries: A Historical Perspective on the Financing Role of the U.S. Stock Market in the Twentieth Century

Mary A. O’Sullivan

in Financing Innovation in the United States, 1870 to the Present

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122894
eISBN:
9780262277884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122894.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the manufacturing industries that emerged starting in the late nineteenth century until the late 1920s, and how innovation and technological change affected their growth. It ... More


Coping with OECD Protectionism

Peter C. Y. Chow and Mitchell H. Kellman

in Trade—The Engine of Growth in East Asia

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078954
eISBN:
9780199855001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078954.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The chapter devotes its attention to the problem of trade protectionism in the OECD countries. The hypothesis that the NICs tended to consistently and skillfully shift their exports towards those ... More


The Comparative Homogeneity of the East Asian NIC Exports of Similar Manufactures

Peter C. Y. Chow and Mitchell H. Kellman

in Trade—The Engine of Growth in East Asia

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078954
eISBN:
9780199855001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078954.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The issue of the comparative homogeneity of the NICs' manufactured exports are explored in this chapter. The hypothesis that the export responses of the four tigers to changes in the U.S. market ... More


Finally Free Trade: The Future of the Global Apparel Industry

Ellen Israel Rosen

in Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233362
eISBN:
9780520928572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233362.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter demonstrates that the Agreement on Textiles and Clothing (ATC) renewed the threat of low-wage competition by Asian firms. It is also shown that the China is a major competitor to the ... More


Trade Liberalization for Textiles and Apparel: The Impact of NAFTA

Ellen Israel Rosen

in Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233362
eISBN:
9780520928572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233362.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter provides a discussion of the history and implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). It has facilitated the growth of a vertically integrated textile and apparel ... More


The Dot-Com Bubble, the Bush Deficits, and the U.S. Current Account

Aart Kraay and Jaume Ventura

in G7 Current Account Imbalances: Sustainability and Adjustment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226107264
eISBN:
9780226107288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107288.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter reports a novel theoretical model that connects present international imbalances and the bursting of the global equity bubble in 2000. Budget deficits constitute a welfare-improving ... More


The Problem and Promise of Credit in American Life

Sarah L. Quinn

in American Bonds: How Credit Markets Shaped a Nation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691156750
eISBN:
9780691185613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156750.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter provides a background of America's real estate markets. Already by 1890, nearly half of U.S. households were owner-occupied, and a staggering four-fifths of farming ... More


Asian Yeomen and Ugly Americans: Carlos Bulosan, H. T. Tsiang and the U.S. Literary Market

Vials Chris

in Realism for the Masses: Aesthetics, Popular Front Pluralism, and U.S. Culture, 1935-1947

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731231
eISBN:
9781604733495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731231.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter aims to examine Bulosan’s nationalistic deployment of both “America” and the Philippines, as well as Tsiang’s nationalistic deployment of China, which are central to their unique ... More


Crude Politics: The California Oil Market, 1900-1940

Paul Sabin

Philip Rousseau (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241985
eISBN:
9780520931145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241985.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Energy shortages, climate change, and the debate over national security have thrust oil policy to the forefront of American politics. How did Americans grow so dependent on petroleum, and what can we ... More


Two Asias?: China’s Rise, Dual Structure, and the Alliance System in East Asia

Wang Dong

in Strategic Adjustment and the Rise of China: Power and Politics in East Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501709180
eISBN:
9781501712777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709180.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter addresses the impact of the rise of China on the growing U.S.–China regional competition. The rise of the Chinese economy has challenged U.S. market dominance in East Asia. In regional ... More


. The Beneficiaries of Beef

Robert G. Williams

in Export Agriculture and the Crisis in Central America

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807841549
eISBN:
9781469616339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807841549.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents the beef boom as a prime example of how the private sector can bring about economic development when the government removes obstacles to trade and investment. The favorable ... More


Long-Term Perspectives on the Current Boom in Home Prices

Robert J. Shiller

in The Economists' Voice: Top Economists Take On Today's Problems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143653
eISBN:
9780231527866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143653.003.0033
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter addresses some common questions from homeowners: Is the current boom in home prices temporary? Is a crash possible? And if prices do fall, will they come back up fairly soon, or will ... More


British “Heritage” and the Transatlantic Marketplace

in Special Relations: The Americanization of Britain?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773997
eISBN:
9780804777834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773997.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter offers a discussion on British “heritage” and the transatlantic marketplace. The U.S. market expanded for British cultural commodities. The 1970s revealed the mounting intensity of the ... More


The Whaling Expedition of the Ulysses 1937–38

Quentin R. Walsh

P. J. Capelotti (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034799
eISBN:
9780813039688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034799.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the spring of 1937, Coast Guard Lieutenant Quentin Robert Walsh received a special assignment aboard the whaling factory ship Ulysses. His orders were to monitor the commercial operation's ... More


Caricature and Realism: Fin-de-Siècle Developments of the Victorian Illustrated Book

Catherine J. Golden

in Serials to Graphic Novels: The Evolution of the Victorian Illustrated Book

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062297
eISBN:
9780813053189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062297.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

At the fin de siècle, the Victorian illustrated book experienced what some critics consider a decline and others call a third period of development. “Caricature and Realism” examines the validity of ... More


The Menace of an Unchecked Housing Bubble

Dean Baker

in The Economists' Voice: Top Economists Take On Today's Problems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143653
eISBN:
9780231527866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143653.003.0034
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter considers the US housing bubble. Over the last eight years, home prices have risen by almost 50 percent in real terms. The run-up has not been even. In large parts of the country (most ... More


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