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Deterministic dynamics, chaos, and crashes

NEIL F. JOHNSON, PAUL JEFFERIES, and PAK MING HUI

in Financial Market Complexity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198526650
eISBN:
9780191712104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526650.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the basic terminology and features of non-linear dynamics and chaos. It then discusses financial crashes, using the microscopic market models of Chapter 4.


The Macroeconomic Theory of Exchange Rate Crises

Giovanni Piersanti

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653126
eISBN:
9780191741210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653126.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book deals with the genesis and dynamics of exchange rate crises in fixed or managed exchange rate systems. It provides a comprehensive treatment of the existing theories of exchange rate crises ... More


Dynamics of Crises

Giovanni Piersanti

in The Macroeconomic Theory of Exchange Rate Crises

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653126
eISBN:
9780191741210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653126.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In order to describe the path followed by major macroeconomic variable around the time of crises, this chapter examines some dynamic models. It thus shows how the dynamic adjustment path of the ... More


The United Kingdom: The Triumph of Fiscal Realism?

Andrew Gamble

in The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641987
eISBN:
9780191741586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The financial crash of 2008 ended a long period of growth in the British economy. Measures taken to prevent the crash turning into a slump transformed the banking crisis into a fiscal crisis, with ... More


Financial Crashes: What, How, Why, and When?

Didier Sornette

in Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175959
eISBN:
9781400885091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175959.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter explains what financial crashes are and why, how, and when they occur. More specifically, it examines the mechanisms underlying crashes; whether we can forecast crashes; whether we could ... More


Introduction

Norman Flynn

in Miracle to Meltdown in Asia: Business, Government and Society

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295525
eISBN:
9780191685125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295525.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This book examines the economy, government, and society in a selection of countries in East and South-east Asia. The countries covered range from the People's Republic of China, with the largest ... More


Financial Crashes are “Outliers”

Didier Sornette

in Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175959
eISBN:
9781400885091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175959.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter provides evidence that large financial crashes are “outliers.” It first considers the limitation of standard analyses for characterizing how crashes are special before explaining what ... More


The Real Crisis: Not Work Incentives but Runaway Credit

Avner Offer and Gabriel Söderberg

in The Nobel Factor: The Prize in Economics, Social Democracy, and the Market Turn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196312
eISBN:
9781400883417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196312.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter shows that, while economists were fretting over incentives, the real action was taking place unremarked under their noses. When the major crash that Lindbeck predicted finally occurred, ... More


Chasing the Past: Geopolitics of Memory on the Margins of Modern Greece

Pierre Sintès

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781786940896
eISBN:
9781786944962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940896.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since 2008, Greece has been at the centre of European current affairs due to the financial and economic crisis. However, it should not be forgotten that before the current crisis the political ... More


Introduction

Pierre Sintès

in Chasing the Past: Geopolitics of Memory on the Margins of Modern Greece Sociétiés Contemporaines

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781786940896
eISBN:
9781786944962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940896.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Pierre Sintès outlines his research on border identities, globalisation in society and its emerging issues in Greece within the historical, socio-political, economic and cultural contexts of the past ... More


Organizing Finance

Sanford M. Jacoby

in Labor in the Age of Finance: Pensions, Politics, and Corporations from Deindustrialization to Dodd-Frank

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691217208
eISBN:
9780691217215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691217208.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explains how private equity rode the easy-credit wave associated with financialization. A different opportunity arose after the financial crash as bank employees became traumatized as ... More


Reform from within? Central banks and the reconfiguration of neoliberal monetary policy

Grahame F. Thompson

in Alternatives to Neoliberalism: Towards Equality and Democracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447331148
eISBN:
9781447331162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331148.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

At the level of national economies, Grahame Thompson probes the shifting role of central banks, particularly the Bank of England, in handling the manifest inadequacies of free-market economics in the ... More


When a Country Ignores Its Own Data

Rob Kitchin

in Data Lives: How Data Are Made and Shape Our World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215144
eISBN:
9781529215168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215144.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter evaluates the benefits of evidence-informed policy over anecdote through an account of the financial crash in Ireland and the effect of creating public data stories. If politicians, ... More


The Impact of Economic Structures on Institutions and States

Mark Beeson and Stephen Bell

in The Globalization of International Society

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198793427
eISBN:
9780191835247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198793427.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

With only a few exceptions, political economy has largely been absent from English School theory. This was so with Bull and Watson’s work and it has become an increasingly noteworthy gap over the ... More


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