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Managing Systemic Risk: The Rationale for International Financial Regulation

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/9780195166989.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the nature of systemic risk in the international financial system and the dilemmas that face national regulators who seek to protect their economies from the ravages of ... More


Financial Crises and What to Do About Them

Barry Eichengreen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257430
eISBN:
9780191698453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257430.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book provides a critical assessment of the official sector's efforts to manage more effectively financial crises in emerging markets. The book reviews international initiatives on both the ... More


Capital Flows to Developing Countries and the Reform of the International Financial System

Yilmaz Akyüz and Andrew Cornford

in Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254033
eISBN:
9780191698187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254033.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A great many features of the current international financial system have a significant bearing on international capital flows. Thus, proposed reforms of this system can generally be expected to ... More


The Transformation of the Banking Industry and the Theory of Financial Intermediation

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/9780198775065.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter briefly discusses the profound transformations that have taken place in the international financial system in the last twenty years and the innovations that have had most significance ... More


Crisis and Opportunity

Barry Eichengreen

in Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This is the third of three chapters that consider the operation of the reconstructed gold standard system following World War I. It describes the desperate attempts of policy makers to defend the ... More


International Cooperation

Youssef Cassis

in Crises and Opportunities: The Shaping of Modern Finance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199600861
eISBN:
9780191724930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600861.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

International cooperation has rightly been credited for helping to prevent a collapse of the international financial system. The high point was the decision on 12 October 2008 by France, Germany, and ... More


Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Barry Eichengreen

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The gold standard and the Great Depression might appear to be two very different topics requiring two entirely separate books, and the attempt to combine them here reflects Barry Eichengreen's ... More


Reforming the International Financial System for Development

Jomo Kwame Sundaram (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157643
eISBN:
9780231527279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157643.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The 1944 Bretton Woods conference created new institutions for international economic governance. Though flawed, the system led to a golden age in postwar reconstruction, sustained economic growth, ... More


Introduction

Barry Eichengreen

in Financial Crises and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257430
eISBN:
9780191698453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257430.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about financial crises and ways to prevent them. It discusses the strategies launched to reform and strengthen the international ... More


Policy Responses to the Global Financial Crisis: Key issues for developing countries

Yılmaz Akyüz

in Reforming the International Financial System for Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157643
eISBN:
9780231527279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157643.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines how developing countries responded to the global financial crisis, which was triggered by widespread speculative lending and investment in major international financial centers. ... More


Reforming Financial Regulation: What needs to be done

Jane D’Arista and Stephany Griffith-Jones

in Reforming the International Financial System for Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157643
eISBN:
9780231527279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157643.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter calls for a careful consideration of the agenda and criteria for financial regulatory reform in view of the differing circumstances, experiences, capacities, and capabilities of various ... 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


The Mystery of Original Sin

Barry Eichengreen, Ricardo Hausmann, and Ugo Panizza (eds)

in Other People's Money: Debt Denomination and Financial Instability in Emerging Market Economies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226194554
eISBN:
9780226194578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194578.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter analyzes the mystery of original sin using several indicators. It presents evidence of the explanatory power of a series of alternative explanations. The surprising finding is that the ... More


Four Sources of the Global Crisis of 2008

Rohini Hensman

in Workers, Unions, and Global Capitalism: Lessons from India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148009
eISBN:
9780231519564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148009.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines four sources of the economic crisis of 2008 and suggests how three of them can be counteracted. The report of the UN Commission on Reforms of the International Monetary and ... More


A Regional Financial Architecture for Sustaining Asia-Pacific’s Dynamism in the Post-crises World

Nagesh Kumar

in Democracy, Sustainable Development, and Peace: New Perspectives on South Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198092346
eISBN:
9780199082834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092346.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In the post-crisis period the ability of the Asia Pacific region to sustain its growth rates has become uncertain given the subdued growth prospects of the advanced economies. Asia-Pacific will have ... More


. Governments and the Crisis

Robert G. Williams

in Export Agriculture and the Crisis in Central America

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807841549
eISBN:
9781469616339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807841549.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter shows that, by the early 1970s, the five countries of Central America were exposed to the world system in much the same way. All five relied on a handful of agricultural commodities ... More


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