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Networks, Power, Identity, and Dissent

Paul Langley

in The Everyday Life of Global Finance: Saving and Borrowing in Anglo-America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199236596
eISBN:
9780191717079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236596.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter sets out four key conceptual themes that provide the tools which help answer the question: how might we conceive of contemporary finance in such a way as to understand qualitative ... More


Conclusion: The Sub‐Prime Mortgage Crisis

Paul Langley

in The Everyday Life of Global Finance: Saving and Borrowing in Anglo-America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199236596
eISBN:
9780191717079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236596.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This concluding chapter begins with a discussion of the sub-prime mortgage crisis. It then reviews the discussions in the preceding chapters, addressing the conceptual themes of financial networks, ... More


Systemic Risk: The Dynamics of Modern Financial Systems

Prasanna Gai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199544493
eISBN:
9780191747175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544493.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book opens new ground in the study of financial crises. It treats the financial system as a complex adaptive system and shows how lessons from network disciplines—such as ecology, epidemiology, ... More


The Eastern Ports

Emily Erikson

in Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company, 1600-1757

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159065
eISBN:
9781400850334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159065.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter argues that the English Company was most successful in ports with a large local merchant class already adept at overseas trade. The captains were able to engage in trade because of ... More


Financial networks

Guido Caldarelli

in Scale-Free Networks: Complex Webs in Nature and Technology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199211517
eISBN:
9780191705984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211517.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Many applications of networks are nowadays aimed at the understanding of financial systems and institutions. This chapter presents some of them and discusses the results found.


Introduction

Prasanna Gai

in Systemic Risk: The Dynamics of Modern Financial Systems

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199544493
eISBN:
9780191747175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544493.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The introductory chapter describes the central thesis of the book, namely that understanding systemic risk in financial systems requires coming to terms with the consequences of network effects, ... More


Financial System Resilience

Prasanna Gai

in Systemic Risk: The Dynamics of Modern Financial Systems

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199544493
eISBN:
9780191747175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544493.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter develops a statistical model for assessing financial system resilience that includes fire sale effects, network effects, and the feedback effects to/from the macroeconomy. An important ... More


John Verney: A Younger Son Enters the World of Commerce

Susan E. Whyman

in Sociability and Power in Late Stuart England: The Cultural Worlds of the Verneys 1660-1720

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250233
eISBN:
9780191697906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250233.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter shows how and why Sir Ralph's younger son John became a Levant Company merchant. It examines changing attitudes to trade after the Restoration and describes the life of an overseas ... More


Sovereign Wealth Funds and Global Finance

Katharina Pistor

in Sovereign Investment: Concerns and Policy Reactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199937929
eISBN:
9780190260163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199937929.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on a number of specific sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) whose portfolios indicate strong interests in finance both in their home countries and abroad. It first reviews empirical ... More


Multilayer Networks in Nature, Society and Infrastructures

Ginestra Bianconi

in Multilayer Networks: Structure and Function

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198753919
eISBN:
9780191815676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753919.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Chapter 4 opens Part III of the book, ‘Multilayer Networks’, which comprises chapters 4–15. The chapter starts with an informal definition of multiplex networks, multi-slice networks and networks of ... More


The Role of Local Interactions in Cities’ Global Networking of Multinational Firms: An SIR Model Applied to Partial-Multiplex Directed Networks

Maria Tsouchnika, Michael Kanetidis, Celine Rozenblat, and Panos Argyrakis

in Multiplex and Multilevel Networks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198809456
eISBN:
9780191847073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809456.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

In “The Role of Local Interactions in Cities’ Global Networking of Multinational Firms: An SIR Model Applied to Partial-Multiplex Directed Networks,” the spreading of a financial crisis in a ... More


The Battle for Cable Supremacy

Simone M. Müller

in Wiring the World: The Social and Cultural Creation of Global Telegraph Networks

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231174329
eISBN:
9780231540261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174329.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 2 examines the economic aspects of the business of submarine telegraphy with a strong focus on the 1870s when crucial structures and trends emerged. Key actors in this chapter are John ... More


Three Ring Circus: Television Drama about, by and for Scotland

Neil Blain and David Hutchison

in The Media in Scotland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627998
eISBN:
9780748671205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627998.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter offers an account of the development of television drama in Scotland from the early days of theatre relays through literary adaptations to the commissioning of original plays and series. ... More


A Space Apart: Gender and Administration in a New Social Landscape

Anne E. Lester

in Creating Cistercian Nuns: The Women's Religious Movement and Its Reform in Thirteenth-Century Champagne

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449895
eISBN:
9780801462955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449895.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter addresses the administration of the Cistercian convents, particularly their role in the financial and social networks of the later thirteenth century. In the 1220s and 1230s, initial ... More


Systemic Risks in Global Banking What Available Data Can Tell Us and What More Data Are Needed?

Cerutti Eugenio, Claessens Stijn, and McGuire Patrick

in Risk Topography: Systemic Risk and Macro Modeling

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226077734
eISBN:
9780226092645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092645.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The recent financial crisis has shown how interconnected the financial world has become. Shocks in one location or asset class can have a sizable impact on the stability of institutions and markets ... More


Conclusions and Policy Implications

Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

in North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175881
eISBN:
9780813175898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175881.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter addresses policy recommendations and also summarizes and assesses the results of the research presented in this book, results that have the potential to be useful to policy makers, the ... More


From Disciplined Subjects to Political Agents?

Lamia Karim

in Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670949
eISBN:
9781452946665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670949.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The conclusion observes the steady growth both of local and international NGOs as well as the Bangladeshi people’s mounting interest in national politics. As the microfinance industry expanded during ... More


Ireland in the Virginian Sea: Colonialism in the British Atlantic

Audrey Horning

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610726
eISBN:
9781469611358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469610733_Horning
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the late sixteenth century, the English started expanding westward, establishing control over parts of neighboring Ireland as well as exploring and later colonizing distant North America. This ... More


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