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Introduction

Jordi Canals

in Competitive Strategies in European Banking

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198773504
eISBN:
9780191695322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198773504.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This section discusses the factors that contribute to the changes experienced by the European banking industry, such as disintermediation, economic instability in international markets, deregulation ... More


Introduction

Barry Eichengreen

in Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The gold standard is conventionally portrayed as synonymous with financial stability, and its downfall, starting in 1929, is implicated in the global financial crisis and the worldwide depression. A ... More


The Forces of Change in the European Banking Industry

Jordi Canals

in Competitive Strategies in European Banking

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198773504
eISBN:
9780191695322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198773504.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter analyses a number of environmental forces that have had, and will continue to have, a considerable impact upon the European banking industry: deregulation, globalization, worldwide ... More


Postscript

ANDREW GLYN

in Capitalism Unleashed: Finance, Globalization, and Welfare

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199226795
eISBN:
9780191710544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226795.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This brief postscript reviews further developments affecting the three important themes from the earlier chapters. These are the dangers of economic instability borne out of the expansion and ... More


China and Custodial Economic Management

Simon Reich and Richard Ned Lebow

in Good-Bye Hegemony!: Power and Influence in the Global System

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160429
eISBN:
9781400850426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160429.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter documents the embryonic shift in custodial economic functions from the United States to Asia. Whether measured in terms of the purchasing of government and private debt, or the provision ... More


 Evangelicals and Politics in Indonesia: The Case of Surakarta

Budijanto Bambang

in Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Asia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195308242
eISBN:
9780199867301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308242.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how socioeconomic and political instability affected Indonesian evangelical perspectives and engagement in politics from the early 1990s onward, focusing on the Surakarta ... More


Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Barry Eichengreen

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The gold standard and the Great Depression might appear to be two very different topics requiring two entirely separate books, and the attempt to combine them here reflects Barry Eichengreen's ... More


Postwar Instability

Barry Eichengreen

in Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The chapter covers the postwar boom and slump, which provided a first indication of how radically the environment had changed since before World War I, although contemporaries did not appreciate its ... More


Brazil: The Resilience of the Brazilian Insurance Market

Marcelo de Paiva Abreu and Felipe Tâmega Fernandes

in World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.003.0025
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

Since the 1860s Brazilian economic history has been dominated by balance of payments shocks and spiralling inflation. Wide fluctuations in commodity prices, in the supply of foreign capital and also ... More


Financial Crises, Institutions, and the Macroeconomy

José María Fanelli

in Macroeconomics and Development: Roberto Frenkel and the Economics of Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175081
eISBN:
9780231541213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175081.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

this chapter focuses on financial crises paying attention to the linkages between the macroeconomy, institutions and financial intermediation, pointing out the “perverse” interactions between ... More


Institutions, Volatility, and Crises

Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, and James Robinson

in Growth and Productivity in East Asia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386805
eISBN:
9780226387079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387079.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

There is a growing consensus among economists that differences in institutions, in particular the enforcement of property rights, rule of law, and constraints placed on politicians and elites, have a ... More


Argentina

Gabriela Hamilton, Carlos Falistocco, Pedro Cahn, and Carlos Zala

in The HIV Pandemic: Local and Global Implications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237401
eISBN:
9780191723957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews Argentina's response to its HIV epidemic. The HIV epidemic in Argentina has changed substantially in demographic and socio-economic terms. These changes have challenged the ... More


Economic hardship, employment status and psychological wellbeing of young people in Europe

José Luis Álvaro and Alicia Garrido

in Youth unemployment and social exclusion in Europe: A comparative study

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343680
eISBN:
9781447304388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343680.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter compares the emotional impact of unemployment, exploring the extent to which the emotional wellbeing of the unemployed person is affected by the characteristics of the context in which ... More


Assessing the Contribution of Hyman Minsky’s Perspective to Our Understanding of Economic Instability

Hersh Shefrin

in The Global Financial Crisis and Its Aftermath: Hidden Factors in the Meltdown

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199386222
eISBN:
9780199386253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199386222.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

A juxtaposition of the key ideas in Hyman Minsky’s writings against passages from the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission makes clear that Minsky’s main ideas about economic instability were ... More


The Domestic Sources of China’s “Assertive Diplomacy,” 2009–10Nationalism and Chinese Foreign Policy

Robert S. Ross

in China Across the Divide: The Domestic and Global in Politics and Society

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199919864
eISBN:
9780199345601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919864.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In 2009-2010, China adopted a more contentious foreign policy. On a range issues, China engaged in seemingly disproportionately assertive diplomacy toward relatively minor issues in East Asia, ... More


Ageing and development in India

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

in Population ageing and international development: From generalisation to evidence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421920
eISBN:
9781447303022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421920.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Argentina has shown rapid economic growth and social welfare development in the early 20th century but by the end of it, decades of extreme economic instability and growing social inequality had ... More


Global Rebalancing and Instability

Andrew Farlow

in Crash and Beyond: Causes and Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199578016
eISBN:
9780191808623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199578016.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses on the emergence of new configurations of economic power and new potentials for economic instability in the wake of the financial crisis of 2008. Whereas economic growth was low, ... More


Conclusion

Andreas Televantos

in Capitalism Before Corporations: The morality of business associations and the roots of commercial equity and law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198870340
eISBN:
9780191913136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870340.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This concluding chapter reiterates the points made in the previous chapters to tell a story of how a commercial law was created by giving voice in law to broader political economic concerns. ... More


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