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Epilogue: The Banking Crisis of 2007–2008

Hans Degryse, Moshe Kim, and Steven Ongena

in Microeconometrics of Banking: Methods, Applications, and Results

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340471
eISBN:
9780199852406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340471.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter provides an epilogue on the banking crisis of 2007–2008. It briefly discusses empirical work that investigates one of the root causes of the banking crisis: the abundance of liquidity ... More


Financial Development and the Effects of Volatility on Growth

Phillippe Aghion and Abhijit Banerjee

in Volatility and Growth

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199248612
eISBN:
9780191714719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248612.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues, based on Aghino-Angeletos-Banerjee-Manova (AABM), that the presence of credit constraints can help us understand why volatility is so costly for growth. The basic idea behind ... More


Established Connections and New Opportunities. London as an International Financial Centre, 1914–1958

Philip L. Cottrell

in London and Paris as International Financial Centres in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269495
eISBN:
9780191710162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269495.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter discusses the effects of the First World War on the City, reviewing opportunities for much greater dealings in foreign exchange and the ‘bill on London's rapid revival’. The war not only ... More


Reconciling the Two Views

Michael Chui and Prasanna Gai

in Private Sector Involvement and International Financial Crises: An Analytical Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199267750
eISBN:
9780191602504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267758.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Articulates the basics of global games. Applies the global game arguments of Morris and Shin (1998, 2000) to sovereign liquidity crises and shows how the fundamental and sunspot views of crisis can ... More


Liquidity Management and Assets-Liabilities Strategy

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/9780198074106.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses liquidity management theories such as the commercial loan theory, shiftable theory, and anticipated income theory. It assesses the reasons for most liquidity problems of banks, ... More


Three Ways to Determine the Discount Rate

Christian Gollier

in Pricing the Planet's Future: The Economics of Discounting in an Uncertain World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148762
eISBN:
9781400845408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148762.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents the simple two-period model that is used in classical economics textbooks to examine the problem of consumption, saving, and investment in a competitive economy. This model is a ... More


The Sustainable Debts of Philip II

Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth

in Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt, Taxes, and Default in the Age of Philip II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151496
eISBN:
9781400848430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151496.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter addresses the sustainability of debt. A systematic analysis based on the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) methodology to evaluate fiscal sustainability shows that Castile was able to ... More


Financial Folly and Spain’s Black Legend

Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth

in Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt, Taxes, and Default in the Age of Philip II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151496
eISBN:
9781400848430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151496.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This epilogue argues that Castile was solvent throughout Philip II's reign. A complex web of contractual obligations designed to ensure repayment governed the relationship between the king and his ... More


Causes of the East Asian Crisis: Structural Weakness vs. Liquidity Panic View

Yung Chul Park

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Critics and experts blamed structural weaknesses and misguided macroeconomic policies as the major causes of the 1997 financial crisis. These include financial sector frailties, weakness in the ... More


The General Theory

Tyler Beck Goodspeed

in Rethinking the Keynesian Revolution: Keynes, Hayek, and the Wicksell Connection

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199846658
eISBN:
9780199950126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846658.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter takes up the second Keynesian iteration of the Wicksell connection. The chapter examines, in particular, how Keynes’s marginal propensity to consume, liquidity preference, marginal ... More


The Collapse of the Chinese Imperial The Collapse of the Chinese Imperial Monetary System

Akinobu Kuroda

in Japan, China, and the Growth of the Asian International Economy, 1850-1949

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780198292715
eISBN:
9780191602580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292715.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter offers an interpretation of the way in which the Chinese imperial monetary system disintegrated in the early 20th century, and was replaced by a system that allowed for international ... More


Financial Integration

Yung Chul Park

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The Chiang Mai Initiative (CMI) is an important first step in creating a regional cooperative system that can be activated immediately to provide liquidity support to any member country. The ... More


Prospects for Economic Cooperation and Integration in East Asia

Yung Chul Park

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Numerous institutional and political issues are hampering East Asian integration. The most important are the absence of leadership, and the different geopolitical interests of China and Japan. The ... More


Crises and Self-Fulfilling Expectations

Giovanni Piersanti

in The Macroeconomic Theory of Exchange Rate Crises

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653126
eISBN:
9780191741210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653126.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses the basic analytical framework of “second-generation” models of currency crises and their extensions to deal with new characteristics of international financial crises such as ... More


Epilogue

Giovanni Piersanti

in The Macroeconomic Theory of Exchange Rate Crises

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653126
eISBN:
9780191741210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653126.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter concludes the book and discusses some hotly debated issues in crises prevention, with special emphasis on the role of assets prices movements and the optimal choice of an exchange rate ... More


Understanding Consumption

Angus Deaton

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288244
eISBN:
9780191596131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288247.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Presents a comprehensive introduction to the study of consumption and saving using theoretical models based on standard microeconomic foundations as well as reviewing the substantial empirical ... More


Sovereign Debt Workouts

Michael Chui and Prasanna Gai

in Private Sector Involvement and International Financial Crises: An Analytical Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199267750
eISBN:
9780191602504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267758.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Explains how policymakers must trade the ex-post costs of creditor coordination failure, which can help discipline sovereign debtors, against the ex-ante costs of debtor moral hazard. The threat of a ... More


Revenue Potential of the Tobin Tax for Development Finance: A Critical Appraisal

Machiko Nissanke

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The principal objective here is to assess the potential of currency transactions taxes (CTTs) – the celebrated Tobin tax – to raise revenues that can be used for developmental purposes. Thus, though ... More


Central Banks, Liquidity, and the Banking Crisis 1

Philip Turner

in Time for a Visible Hand: Lessons from the 2008 World Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578801
eISBN:
9780191723285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578801.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Turner examines the principles underlying central bank liquidity actions taken during the financial crisis. The toolkit of central banks has expanded dramatically. A bigger toolkit seems always ... 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


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