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Introduction

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/9780199244522.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

The history of financial markets is full of epic gains and colossal catastrophes that leave devastating financial hardship behind. Market abuse is one of the main causes of such market anomalies and ... More


Lever of Empire: The International Gold Standard and the Crisis of Liberalism in Prewar Japan

Mark Metzler

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244207
eISBN:
9780520931794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244207.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book, an account of Japan's financial history and the Japanese gold standard in the pivotal years before World War II, provides a new perspective on the global political dynamics of the era by ... More


An Ounce of Prevention: Financial Regulation, Moral Hazard, and the End of “Too Big to Fail”

David A. Moss

in New Directions in Financial Services Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015615
eISBN:
9780262295789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015615.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter first takes into account the history of financial crises in America, citing financial crises as a regular and often debilitating feature of American life. The lack of a crisis for about ... More


An Economic and Demographic History of São Paulo, 1850-1950

Francisco Vidal Luna and Herbert S. Klein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503602007
eISBN:
9781503604124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602007.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This volume is the continuation of an earlier study of colonial and imperial São Paulo and covers the period 1850-1950. These volumes are the first full scale survey of the economy and society of the ... More


Infrastructure Finance in Europe: Insights into the History of Water, Transport, and Telecommunications

Youssef Cassis, Giuseppe De Luca, and Massimo Florio (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198713418
eISBN:
9780191781841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713418.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Although funding infrastructure has always been a challenging issue in any country and at any time, the topic is still largely unexplored. A European history of infrastructure financing over the long ... More


Conclusion

Mary A. O’Sullivan

in Dividends of Development: Securities Markets in the History of U.S. Capitalism, 1866-1922

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199584444
eISBN:
9780191830266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584444.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

The conclusion returns to the big questions that animate the book, drawing out what it tells about the timing, the operation, and the dynamics of the US securities markets. It argues that seeing the ... More


The Rise of a Transnational Movement

Steven Parfitt

in Knights Across the Atlantic: The Knights of Labor in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383186
eISBN:
9781786944030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383186.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

British and Irish Knights depended on the fortunes of American Knights from beginning to end. This chapter gives a brief sketch of the rise of the British and Irish assemblies, some idea of their ... More


Keynes, King’s, and Endowment Asset Management

David Chambers, Elroy Dimson, and Justin Foo

in How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226201832
eISBN:
9780226201979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201979.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Founded in 1441, King’s College was one of Cambridge University’s wealthiest colleges, endowed with a vast agricultural portfolio. John Maynard Keynes was appointed bursar just after WWI and ... More


Capital Women: The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Jan Luiten van Zanden, Sarah Carmichael, and Tine De Moor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190847883
eISBN:
9780190847913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847883.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book argues that the position of women in late medieval and early modern Europe was relatively strong. This, van Zanden, De Moor, and Carmichael argue, is evident from the fact that marriage was ... More


The Effects on Capital Market Development

Jan Luiten

in Capital Women: The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190847883
eISBN:
9780190847913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847883.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter, the authors analyze the functioning of private capital markets in Holland in the late medieval period. They argue that in the absence of banks and state agencies involved in the ... More


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