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Prelude: Regulation Undermined Before 2007

Ewald Engelen, Ismail Ertürk, Julie Froud, Sukhdev Johal, Adam Leaver, Michael Moran, Adriana Nilsson, and Karel Williams

in After the Great Complacence: Financial Crisis and the Politics of Reform

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589081
eISBN:
9780191731150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589081.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

In this chapter we focus first on national political and financial elites whose mystifying stories about the nature and contribution of finance were mutually reinforcing, though also open to ... More


Introduction

Telesca Giuseppe

in Financial Elites and European Banking: Historical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198782797
eISBN:
9780191825941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782797.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The ambition of this book is to combine different bodies of scholarship that in the past have been interested in (1) providing social/structural analysis of financial elites, (2) measuring their ... More


Financial Elites and European Banking: Historical Perspectives

Youssef Cassis and Giuseppe Telesca (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198782797
eISBN:
9780191825941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782797.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The ambiguities of the globalized economy—epitomized by growing levels of inequality exacerbated by the 2007–8 financial debacle—have generated a feeling of disbelief towards experts and hostility ... More


Adjusting to Financial Instability in the Interwar Period: Italian Financial Elites, International Cooperation, and Domestic Regulation, 1919–1939

Giandomenico Piluso

in Financial Elites and European Banking: Historical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198782797
eISBN:
9780191825941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782797.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The chapter provides a reconstruction and analysis of adjustment processes in the Italian financial system after the major cleavage of the First World War. It considers how pressures exerted by ... More


Central Bankers in Twelve Countries between 1950 and 2000: The Making of a Global Elite

Mikael Wendschlag

in Financial Elites and European Banking: Historical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198782797
eISBN:
9780191825941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782797.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter studies the professional, political, and academic ‘human capital endowment’ of the central bank governors in office between 1950 and 2000 in twelve OECD countries. Although many national ... More


Financial Elites and the Italian Corporate Network, 1913–2001

Alberto Rinaldi and Michelangelo Vasta

in Financial Elites and European Banking: Historical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198782797
eISBN:
9780191825941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782797.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter analyses the Italian corporate network along the twentieth century focusing on seven benchmark years (1913, 1927, 1936, 1960, 1972, 1983, and 2001). For each year, the top 250 companies ... More


Entrepreneurial Alchemy

in Alchemy and Authority in the Holy Roman Empire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226608563
eISBN:
9780226608570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226608570.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the history of the emergence of entrepreneurial alchemy. It suggests that the alchemists' practical expertise in the extraction and refinement of precious metals made them ... More


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