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Universal Banks versus Specialized Banks

Jordi Canals

in Universal Banking: International Comparisons and Theoretical Perspectives

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775065
eISBN:
9780191695353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775065.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter is structured around two main themes. The first discusses the advantages and disadvantages of universal and specialized banks from the perspective of the financial organizations ... More


Taking the Floor: Models, Morals, and Management in a Wall Street Trading Room

Daniel Beunza

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691162812
eISBN:
9780691185996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162812.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Debates about financial reform have led to the recognition that a healthy financial system does not depend solely on how it is structured—organizational culture matters as well. Based on extensive ... More


Systemic Risk in Global Banking

Roy C. Smith, Ingo Walter, and Gayle Delong

in Global Banking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195335934
eISBN:
9780199932146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335934.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter discusses essential regulatory principles for controlling systemic risk: Systemic financial intermediaries like large and complex financial institutions (LCFIs), which are thought to be ... More


A Comparative Analysis of Regional Informal Financial Organizations in China

Xuzhao Jiang

in Informal Finance in China: American and Chinese Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195380644
eISBN:
9780199869329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380644.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, South and East Asia

This chapter compares various forms of informal finance that have arisen in the north, versus the south, of China, discussing the reasons for these differences. Informal finance presents different ... More


The Emerging International Law of Public Participation Affecting Global Mining, Energy, and Resources Development

George (Rock) Pring and Susan Y. Noé

in Human Rights in Natural Resource Development: Public Participation in the Sustainable Development of Mining and Energy Resources

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199253784
eISBN:
9780191698163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253784.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter emphasises the rich set of international legal agreements that addressed aspects of public participation prior to the Aarhus Convention. It also examines the interest in public ... More


Money and Mutualism

in Faith, Fraternity and Fighting: The Orange Order and Irish Migrants in Northern England, c. 1850–1920

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239390
eISBN:
9781846313110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239390.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explains the various financial dimensions of Orangeism, and also investigates both the friendly society dimension and the day-to-day financing of lodges. Money and mutualism presented ... More


Introduction

Patricia Clavin

in Securing the World Economy: The Reinvention of the League of Nations, 1920-1946

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199577934
eISBN:
9780191744211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577934.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Economic History

For thirty years after the First World War, humankind reeled from a series of financial catastrophes and economic depressions. During this period efforts to support global capitalism became a core ... More


Growth in Transition Economies: Domestic Policies, External Assistance, and Institution Building

Stanley Fischer and Ratna Sahay

in Money, Crises, and Transition: Essays in Honor of Guillermo A. Calvo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182669
eISBN:
9780262282284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182669.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The transition process in the economies of the former Soviet bloc is essentially at an end, as the twenty-five transition economies go their own ways and their policy problems become less ... More


From Russian to Western Influence

Morris Rossabi

in Modern Mongolia: From Khans to Commissars to Capitalists

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243996
eISBN:
9780520938625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243996.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Despite the anticommunist demonstrations of 1989–90, many reformers had ambivalent feelings about the USSR. Many of them resented the authoritarian USSR government but at the same time recognized the ... More


Crisis, austerity, competitiveness and growth: new pathologies of the welfare state

Kevin Farnsworth and Zoë Irving

in Social Policy in an Era of Competition: From Global to Local Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447326274
eISBN:
9781447326328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326274.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses how economists, governments, international organisations, and various other political and financial interests have exploited the economic crisis to assert the argument that the ... More


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