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Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Gordon L. Clark, Adam D. Dixon, and Ashby H. B. Monk (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557431
eISBN:
9780191721687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Recent market turmoil, bank runs, global equities sell-off, and the ‘credit crunch’ have demonstrated the sophisticated and interconnected nature of financial markets today — seemingly localized ... More


Summing Up and Conclusion: The New International Financial Architecture—Promise or Threat?

Kern Alexander, Rahul Dhumale, and John Eatwell

in Global Governance of Financial Systems: The International Regulation of Systemic Risk

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195166989
eISBN:
9780199783861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166989.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents a summary of the main themes of the preceding chapters. It presents the following principles to guide in the design of the new international financial architecture: (i) full ... More


Balancing Risk and Return in Urban Investing

Lisa A. Hagerman and Tessa Hebb

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/9780199557431.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Investing in the underserved urban markets is an innovative practice in which institutional investors can enjoy competitive financial returns on their investment while stimulating economic growth in ... 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


Introduction

Kern Alexander, Rahul Dhumale, and John Eatwell

in Global Governance of Financial Systems: The International Regulation of Systemic Risk

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195166989
eISBN:
9780199783861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166989.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of financial crises around the world. It then considers the microeconomic and macroeconomic components of financial crises, and the impact of ... More


Human Wealth and Financial Wealth

John Y. Campbell and Luis M. Viceira

in Strategic Asset Allocation: Portfolio Choice for Long-Term Investors

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296942
eISBN:
9780191596049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296940.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explores financial asset allocation strategies when human wealth, the expected present discounted value of future labour earnings, is not tradable. Investors should adjust explicit asset ... More


Credit Risk Analysis

Hrishikes Bhattacharya

in Banking Strategy, Credit Appraisal, and Lending Decisions: A Risk–Return Framework

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074106
eISBN:
9780199080861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074106.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter analyzes why a business or a project fails to meet its debt-service commitments. It is devoted to a full-scale credit risk analysis of a lending decision and pricing of a particular risk ... More


Saving and Investing: Do Men and Women Do It Differently?

Mariko Lin Chang

in Shortchanged: Why Women Have Less Wealth and What Can Be Done About It

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367690
eISBN:
9780199944101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367690.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the extent to which the women's wealth gap is exacerbated or mitigated by the ways that men and women save and invest their money. When it comes to saving and investing, women ... More


Financial Market Complexity

Neil F. Johnson, Paul Jefferies, and Pak Ming Hui

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198526650
eISBN:
9780191712104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526650.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Financial markets provide a fascinating example of ‘complexity in action’: a real-world complex system whose evolution is dictated by the decisions of crowds of traders who are continually trying to ... More


Internal Controls

Stephen M. Bainbridge

in Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199772421
eISBN:
9780199932696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772421.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter argues that, in passing the Sarbanes–Oxley Act, Congress was concerned principally with the process by which disclosures are prepared and the information within them is gathered and ... More


Regulating Unfair Banking Practices in Europe: The Case of Personal Suretyships

Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi and Stephen Weatherill (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594559
eISBN:
9780191595714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594559.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, EU Law

Private persons often stand surety for a business debt incurred by family members, friends, or employers. These suretyships are commonly banking guarantees contracted by means of standard terms. ... More


Strategies for Risk and Exposure Management

Lars Oxelheim and Clas Wihlborg

in Corporate Decision-Making with Macroeconomic Uncertainty: Performance and Risk Management

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335743
eISBN:
9780199868964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335743.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Given the firm's objective with respect to shareholders and other stakeholders, it is naturally desirable that a risk management strategy is consistent with the objective. A firm's objective has ... More


Delaware and Financial Risk

Frank Partnoy

in The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599403
eISBN:
9780226599540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599540.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

In this chapter, I argue that financial risk poses unique challenges that justify a differential application of corporate law oversight standards. The steps in my argument are as follows. First, I ... More


Introduction

Mark Carey and René M. Stulz

in The Risks of Financial Institutions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092850
eISBN:
9780226092980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092980.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book advances the understanding, measurement, and management of financial institution risk. It addresses the determinants and measurement of risks at the level of individual institutions, as ... More


Systemic Risks and the Macroeconomy

Gianni De Nicolò and Marcella Lucchetta

in Quantifying Systemic Risk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226319285
eISBN:
9780226921969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921969.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter presents a modeling framework that forecasts both indicators of systemic real risk and systemic financial risk, as well as stress tests of these indicators as impulse responses to ... More


Fiduciary Obligation to Manage Risk

Alan N. Rechtschaffen

in Capital Markets, Derivatives, and the Law: Positivity and Preparation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190879631
eISBN:
9780190879662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879631.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter looks at controlling risk, operational risk management, and executive protection. Directors and officers have a duty to participate in risk management. Internal protocols and procedures ... 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


Reflections on Risk

Michael M. Weinstein and Ralph M. Bradburd

in The Robin Hood Rules for Smart Giving

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158367
eISBN:
9780231535243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158367.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter discusses the issue of risk management in Relentless Monetization (RM), the fact that philanthropists cannot know for sure the impact of their interventions. The following broad points ... More


Australian Government Balance Sheet Management

Wilson Au-Yeung, Jason McDonald, and Amanda Sayegh

in Fiscal Policy and Management in East Asia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386812
eISBN:
9780226387062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387062.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The Australian government has taken steps over the past decade to improve the sustainability of government finances, and, in particular, has significantly reduced its debt liabilities, avoiding many ... More


Measuring and Monitoring Financial and Macroeconomic Connectedness

Francis X. Diebold and Yilmaz Kamil

in Financial and Macroeconomic Connectedness: A Network Approach to Measurement and Monitoring

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199338290
eISBN:
9780190223830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338290.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The chapter proposes several connectedness measures built from pieces of variance decompositions, and argues that they provide natural and insightful measures of connectedness. Based on forecast ... More


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