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The Kuwait Finance House and the Islamization of Public Life in Kuwait

Kristin Smith

in The Politics of Islamic Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618361
eISBN:
9780748653089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618361.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the mid-1970s, the Arab countries of the Gulf made a dramatic entrance into the world financial markets. In a single year oil prices quadrupled, precipitating the most rapid transfer of wealth in ... More


Introduction

Nancy H. Kwak

in A World of Homeowners: American Power and the Politics of Housing Aid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226282350
eISBN:
9780226282497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226282497.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explains the nature of American interest in international housing conditions after World War II, as well as the mechanisms by which Americans funnelled aid abroad. American aid flowed ... More


Mortgage Markets: International

Kyung-Hwan Kim and Man Cho

in Public Real Estate Markets and Investments

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199993277
eISBN:
9780199395767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993277.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Mortgage markets differ across countries in terms of size, institutional and legal structures, and the extent and modality of government intervention. This chapter begins by briefly reviewing ... More


Introduction

Kristin E. Larsen

in Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702464
eISBN:
9781501706141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702464.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book documents the life and work of Clarence Samuel Stein, an environmental designer, humanist, houser, policymaker, town planner, and regionalist whose influential career stretched from the ... More


Public financing for housing

David Savage

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199689248
eISBN:
9780191789731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689248.003.0049
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses public housing policy challenges in post-apartheid South Africa. Public subsidies have financed the construction of 3 million subsidized houses for low-income households since ... More


Managing and Measuring Customer Service Quality in Islamic Banks: A Study of the Kuwait Finance House

Abdulqawi Radman, Mohammed Othman, and H. Lynn Owen

in Islamic Perspectives on Wealth Creation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621002
eISBN:
9780748653096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621002.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides alternative measures of service quality (SQ) proposed in the literature, examining their performance in the Islamic banking industry using the Kuwait Finance House (KFH) as a ... More


The Future of Housing Finance and Mortgage-Based Securities Modeling

Andrew Davidson and Alexander Levin

in Mortgage Valuation Models: Embedded Options, Risk, and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199998166
eISBN:
9780199363698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199998166.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

By the time of the book’s completion, the US MBS market had not recovered from the financial crisis and it became clear that there would be substantial changes to the housing finance system and ... More


A New Look at Second Liens

Donghoon Lee, Christopher Mayer, and Joseph Tracy

in Housing and the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226030586
eISBN:
9780226030616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030616.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter considers several issues regarding second liens using information from Equifax credit reports and Dataquick deeds records. It examines the growth of second liens, including the credit ... More


GSE Credit Risk Transfer Deals

Debra Chen

in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities: 7th Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785774
eISBN:
9780191827594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785774.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyzes the government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) credit risk transfer (CRT) deals of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, part of the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) initiative to bring ... More


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