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The Pro‐Cyclical Impact of Basel II on Emerging Markets and its Political Economy

Stephany Griffith‐Jones and Avinash Persaud

in Capital Market Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230587
eISBN:
9780191710896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230587.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter stresses the importance of banking regulations — and of a well functioning banking system — for economic growth. It examines both positive and problematic features of Basel II, the new ... More


Agenda and Criteria for Financial Regulatory Reform

Jane D'Arista and Stephany Griffith–Jones

in Time for a Visible Hand: Lessons from the 2008 World Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578801
eISBN:
9780191723285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578801.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

D'Arista and Griffith‐Jones stress the seeming contradiction that the more liberalized the financial system is, the greater the need for more effective regulation, to avoid massive and costly crises. ... More


Islamic Banks’ Financing Behaviour: A Pilot Study

Mohd Afandi Abu Bakar, Radiah Abdul Kader, and Roza Hazli Zakaria

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the cyclical behaviour of financing activities by Islamic banks as well as the cyclicality behaviour of fixed-rate financing. More specifically, it investigates the impact of ... More


Venture Capital

Pascal Gantenbein, Reto Forrer, and Nils Herold

in Portfolio Theory and Management

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199829699
eISBN:
9780199979790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829699.003.0029
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The venture capital industry has seen tremendous growth over the past two decades. However, research provides mixed results for investment outcomes and reveals several methodological challenges and ... More


Introduction

Hunter H. Gardner

in Gendering Time in Augustan Love Elegy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652396
eISBN:
9780191745782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652396.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter one introduces the temporal dilemma that defines Augustan love elegy: in a genre shaped largely by narrative deferral and repeated erotic liaisons with a puella (beloved “girl”), how does the ... More


The Waiting Game

Hunter H. Gardner

in Gendering Time in Augustan Love Elegy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652396
eISBN:
9780191745782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652396.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter initiates part two and shifts the focus of the book from the self-fashioning of the amator to examine the generic qualities of the courtesan-puella. Through analysis of the temporal ... More


Institutional Reforms and Fiscal Adjustment

Xavier Debrun and Andrea Schaechter

in Post-crisis Fiscal Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027182
eISBN:
9780262324113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027182.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines recent institutional reforms specifically aimed at fostering fiscal discipline and counter-cyclicality in the aftermath of the 2007 financial crisis. It begins with an overview ... More


The Most Important Thing Is … Being Attentive to Cycles

Howard Marks

in The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162845
eISBN:
9780231530798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162845.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter looks at another vital ingredient for successful investing: being attentive to cyclicality. Objective factors such as quantitative relationships, world events, environmental changes, ... More


The Most Important Thing Is … Being Attentive to Cycles

Howard Marks

in The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153683
eISBN:
9780231527095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153683.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter considers an important requirement for successful investing: being attentive to cyclicality. In investing, values can evaporate, estimates can be wrong, circumstances can change and ... More


“A Vicious Circle”: Karen Shakhnazarov’s Ward no. 6

Alexander Burry

in Border Crossing: Russian Literature into Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411424
eISBN:
9781474418454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411424.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Karen Shakhnazarov’s 2009 film of Chekhov’s “Ward no. 6,” which combines the story’s plot with “mockumentary” features, as the director includes interviews with patients from an ... More


Consumer Credit in the Postwar Era

Thomas A. Durkin, Gregory Elliehausen, Michael E. Staten, and Todd J. Zywicki

in Consumer Credit and the American Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195169928
eISBN:
9780199384976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169928.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Consumer credit use has grown sharply in the post—World War II era but not very much relative to income or assets since the early 1960s. Historical patterns have been intensely cyclical, which helps ... More


Fiscal Institutions and Macroeconomic Management in the United Arab Emirates

Raimundo Soto

in Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198822226
eISBN:
9780191861208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822226.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The UAE has seemingly escaped “the natural resource curse”: it is one of the richest countries in the world and ranks comparatively highly on business environment, infrastructure, and institutional ... More


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