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The Imperfect Knowledge Imperative in Modern Macroeconomics and Finance Theory

Roman Frydman and Michael D. Goldberg

in Rethinking Expectations: The Way Forward for Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155234
eISBN:
9781400846450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155234.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the imperfect knowledge imperative in modern macroeconomics and finance theory. It argues that the Rational Expectations Hypothesis (REH) has nothing to do with how even ... More


SRI's Challenges and Impact

Benjamin J. Richardson

in Socially Responsible Investment Law: Regulating the Unseen Polluters

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333459
eISBN:
9780199868827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333459.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter assesses the impact of SRI—its market size, financial performance, and influence on financiers and the corporations they service. Overall, it finds that the SRI market remains a boutique ... More


Traders and Their Theories

Mark Fenton-O'Creevy, Nigel Nicholson, Emma Soane, and Paul Willman

in Traders: Risks, Decisions, and Management in Financial Markets

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269488
eISBN:
9780191699405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269488.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

Professional traders in financial markets are generally aware of the finance theory that uses powerful analytical tools to model the operations of financial markets and the set of practitioner ... More


The Mechanics of Market Manipulation

EMILIOS AVGOULEAS

in The Mechanics and Regulation of Market Abuse: A Legal and Economic Analysis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244522
eISBN:
9780191715105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244522.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter deals with the economic analysis of market manipulation and explains its mechanics, that is, the most common methods, devices, and techniques used by manipulators to perpetrate their ... More


Pandora's Risk: Uncertainty at the Core of Finance

Kent Osband

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151733
eISBN:
9780231525411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151733.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This text argues that uncertainty is central rather than marginal to finance. Markets don't trade mainly on changes in risk. They trade on changes in beliefs about risk, and in the process, markets ... More


Investing: The Last Liberal Art, Second Edition

Robert Hagstrom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160100
eISBN:
9780231531016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160100.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This updated second edition explores basic and fundamental investing concepts in a range of fields outside of economics, including physics, biology, sociology, psychology, philosophy, and literature. ... More


Competition, Finance, and Interest Rates

Anwar Shaikh

in Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199390632
eISBN:
9780199390663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390632.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter extends the classical approach to the theory of finance. The competitive interest rate is the price of finance determined by a normal profit rate on banking capital. This explains the ... More


Principles of Corporate Finance Law

Eilis Ferran and Look Chan Ho

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671342
eISBN:
9780191788895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671342.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

Corporate finance theory seeks to understand how incorporated firms address the financial constraints that affect their investment decisions. This is achieved by using varied financial instruments ... More


Traditional Stockholders: The Night of the Living Dead

Lawrence E. Mitchell

in Corporate Irresponsibility: America`s Newest Export

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090239
eISBN:
9780300137767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090239.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyzes the relationship between corporate irresponsibility and traditional stockholders, and discusses a study which reports that there are approximately 50,000 people engaged in day ... More


Introduction: Understanding Political Finance Reform

Pippa Norris and Andrea Abel van Es

in Checkbook Elections?: Political Finance in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190603601
eISBN:
9780190603632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190603601.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

During the last two decades, the issue of the most effective regulation of political finance, and the prevention of corrupt practices in the public sector, has risen to the top of the governance ... More


An Engine, Not a Camera: How Financial Models Shape Markets

Donald Mackenzie

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262134606
eISBN:
9780262278805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262134606.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book argues that the emergence of modern economic theories of finance affected financial markets in fundamental ways. These new, Nobel Prize-winning theories, based on elegant mathematical ... More


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