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

Kern Alexander, Rahul Dhumale, and John Eatwell

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195166989
eISBN:
9780199783861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166989.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book sets forth the economic rationale for international financial regulation and what role, if any, international regulation can play in effectively managing systemic risk while providing ... 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


Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Barry Barton, Catherine Redgwell, Anita Rønne, and Donald N. Zillman (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This volume examines energy security in a privatized, liberalized, and increasingly global energy market, in which the concept of sustainability has developed together with a higher awareness of ... 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


Child Protection Practice and Complexity

Peter Hassett and Irene Stevens

in Applying complexity theory: Whole systems approaches to criminal justice and social work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447311409
eISBN:
9781447311430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311409.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In Chapter Five, the area of child protection is considered by using an explicitly positivist approach to the existence of power laws within complex adaptive systems that explains repeated failures ... More


Managing Risk in Numbers Games

Mabel C. Chou, Qingxia Kong, Chung-Piaw Teo, and Huan Zheng

in Benford's Law: Theory and Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147611
eISBN:
9781400866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147611.003.0015
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter applies Benford's law to study how players choose numbers in fixed-odds number lottery games. Empirical data suggests that not all players choose numbers with equal probability in ... More


The Enigma of Capital and the Crisis This Time

David Harvey

in Business as Usual: The Roots of the Global Financial Meltdown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772775
eISBN:
9780814723555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772775.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter situates the current crisis in relation to both capitalism and the era of neoliberalism and finance capitalism, stressing in particular how an era obsessed with managing risks failed to ... More


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