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Investment Banking Origins

Alan D. Morrison and William J. Wilhelm Jr.

in Investment Banking: Institutions, Politics, and Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199296576
eISBN:
9780191712036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296576.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter traces the origins of the modern investment bank. It argues that the English Revolution of 1688 created the strong formal property rights upon which large-scale trade rests. ... More


Trade and industry

Douglas M. MacDowell

in Demosthenes the Orator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199287192
eISBN:
9780191713552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287192.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses cases that concerned the importing of grain to Athens and came under the mercantile laws established in the middle of the 4th century BC. Some of them were cases of paragraphe, ... More


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