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Financial Access in Post-Reform India

T.A. Bhavani and N.R. Bhanumurthy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076650
eISBN:
9780199081868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076650.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This study focuses on the state of financial access in post-reform India. It is analysed from the macroeconomic growth perspective keeping in view the importance of rapid growth for the Indian ... More


Financial Governance in the Neo-liberal Era

Gary Dymski

in Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557431
eISBN:
9780191721687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter assesses the governance problems associated with the macrostructural changes that have been at work in global financial markets since the dawn of the neoliberal era — that is, since the ... More


Securities Law (the Financial Instruments and Exchange Law)

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses Japanese securities law. Topics covered include the development of securities law in Japan; enactment of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Law (FIEL); goal, scope, and ... More


No Pain, No Gain? Effecting Market Discipline via “Reverse Convertible Debentures”

Mark J. Flannery

in Capital Adequacy beyond Basel: Banking, Securities, and Insurance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195169713
eISBN:
9780199783717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169713.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The deadweight costs of financial distress limit many firms' incentive to include a lot of (tax-advantaged) debt in their capital structures. It is therefore puzzling that firms do not make advance ... More


The Financial Decline of a Great Power: War, Influence, and Money in Louis XIV's France

Guy Rowlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199585076
eISBN:
9780191744600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585076.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

The financial humbling of a great power in any age demands explanation. In the War of the Spanish Succession (1701–14) Louis XIV's France had to fight way beyond its borders and the costs of war rose ... More


Aspects of the Future in Accounting: The Use of Market Prices and “Fair Values” in Financial Reports

Michael Bromwich

in The Economics and Politics of Accounting: International Perspectives on Trends, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260621
eISBN:
9780191601668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260621.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Some arguments are examined for incorporating into accounting reports further estimates or predictions of the future, and items that embed future cash flows. After an introduction (Section 1), ... More


Public expenditure in the fisheries sector

Robin R. Churchill and Daniel Owen

in The EC Common Fisheries Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199275847
eISBN:
9780191706080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275847.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter addresses public expenditure in the fisheries sector. It deals first with two EC financial instruments: the European Fisheries Fund (EFF) and Regulation 861/2006. The latter is ... More


Futures Contracts and Futures Markets

Hendrik S. Houthakker and Peter J. Williamson

in The Economics of Financial Markets

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195044072
eISBN:
9780199832958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019504407X.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This is the first of two chapters dealing with futures contracts, and it concentrates on the defining characteristics of a futures contract, on ways in which it can be settled, on types of ... More


The Trading Room as a Market

Vincent Antonin Lépinay

in Codes of Finance: Engineering Derivatives in a Global Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151502
eISBN:
9781400840465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151502.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses how the profusion of languages that the bank uses to define its products takes place in an environment that is highly competitive. The trading room in itself is a market with a ... More


Financial Development: Empirical Evidence

T.A. Bhavani and N.R. Bhanumurthy

in Financial Access in Post-Reform India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076650
eISBN:
9780199081868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076650.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 4 analyses the changes in the financial sector development along the dimensions of structure, size, reach, technology, efficiency, soundness of the sector. The structure of the sector has ... More


Introduction

Hendrik S. Houthakker and Peter J. Williamson

in The Economics of Financial Markets

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195044072
eISBN:
9780199832958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019504407X.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This introductory chapter begins by explaining what the book is about. It then goes on to define financial markets and financial instruments, and to outline the basic concepts of accounting – the ... More


Openness, Financial Innovation, Changing Patterns of Ownership, and the Structure of Financial Markets

Tariq Banuri and Juliet B. Schor (eds)

in Financial Openness and National Autonomy: Opportunities and Constraints

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283645
eISBN:
9780191684463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283645.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since the mid-1970s, the financial markets especially in advanced industrial economies have undergone significant changes that were brought about by the following interrelated factors — the ... More


Financial Market Regulation: A ‘Lamfalussy Exit’ from the Joint-Decision Trap

Zdenek Kudrna

in The EU's Decision Traps: Comparing Policies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596225
eISBN:
9780191729140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596225.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

The joint-decision trap complicates the adoption of financial market regulations in the EU. This chapter examines the capacity of the Lamfalussy procedure to provide an exit from the trap by ... More


Extended Markets and Innovative Extensions

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Financial innovation is the engine driving the financial system toward improved performance in the real economy. The conventional view of financial instruments is based upon the categorical ... More


Taxes, Debts, and Institutions

Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth

in Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt, Taxes, and Default in the Age of Philip II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151496
eISBN:
9781400848430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151496.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the fiscal institutions and borrowing instruments available to the Crown. The Castilian portfolio of fiscal and financial instruments was remarkably complete for its time. The ... More


Expectational Coordination Failures and Market Volatility

Roger Guesnerie

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/9780691155234.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines one line of criticism of the Rational Expectations Hypothesis (REH): expectational coordination failures. It begins by addressing the question of what went wrong with standard ... More


The Demand for Securities

Hendrik S. Houthakker and Peter J. Williamson

in The Economics of Financial Markets

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195044072
eISBN:
9780199832958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019504407X.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter covers the demand side of the financial markets, with some example data from the USA. Three important factors driving demand are covered in detail in the three sections: the time value ... More


The IASB Survives the Financial Crisis

Kees Camfferman and Stephen A. Zeff

in Aiming for Global Accounting Standards: The International Accounting Standards Board, 2001–2011

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199646319
eISBN:
9780191800719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646319.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

During the initial stages of the financial crisis, the IASB came under pressure to revise its guidance on fair value measurement for financial instruments traded in inactive markets. As the crisis ... More


The IASB and the FASB Rush to Complete the Convergence Programme

Kees Camfferman and Stephen A. Zeff

in Aiming for Global Accounting Standards: The International Accounting Standards Board, 2001–2011

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199646319
eISBN:
9780191800719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646319.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

Until June 2011, the IASB and the FASB worked at a frantic pace to complete the convergence work programme included in their Memorandum of Understanding. Much of the drive came from the IASB, which ... More


How Are Markets Constructed?

Paul Edwards and Judy Wajcman

in The Politics of Working Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199271900
eISBN:
9780191699559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271900.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

The market is perhaps the core institution of capitalism. It is the means through which goods and services are exchanged and prices are determined. The language of supply and demand is universal, and ... More


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