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International Capital Flows in the Previous Era of Globalization: An Overview and Outline of the Book and its Objectives

Paolo Mauro, Nathan Sussman, and Yishay Yafeh

in Emerging Markets and Financial Globalization: Sovereign Bond Spreads in 1870-1913 and Today

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199272693
eISBN:
9780191603488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272697.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides an overview of the book and discusses the objectives and arguments set out in the following chapters. It starts by giving a brief history of international capital flows in the ... More


Traders: Risks, Decisions, and Management in Financial Markets

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

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269488
eISBN:
9780191699405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269488.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

This is a book about traders in financial markets: what they do, the kind of people they are, how they perceive the world they inhabit, how they make decisions and take risks. This is also a book ... More


Determinants of Islamic Banking Profitability

M. Kabir Hassan and Abdel-Hameed M. Bashir

in Islamic Perspectives on Wealth Creation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621002
eISBN:
9780748653096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621002.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines how bank characteristics and the overall financial environment affect the performance of Islamic banks, using bank-level data to analyse the performance indicators of Islamic ... More


An Introductory Overview

Hugh Patrick

in How Finance Is Shaping the Economies of China, Japan, and Korea

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165266
eISBN:
9780231536462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165266.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This introductory chapter provides the framework of the book in discussing the financial development of China, Japan, and Korea. It begins by comparing and contrasting the domestic dimensions of ... More


Unemployment on a World Scale

John Eatwell and Murray Milgate

in The Fall and Rise of Keynesian Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199777693
eISBN:
9780190261344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777693.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter talks about international unemployment. The common sources of increased unemployment include the pace of labor-saving technological change, structural changes in world trading ... More


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