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Republicanization in Theory and Practice

Isaac Nakhimovsky

in The Closed Commercial State: Perpetual Peace and Commercial Society from Rousseau to Fichte

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148946
eISBN:
9781400838752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148946.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter reveals that Fichte's proposal for a planned economy was an application of widespread eighteenth-century thinking about the positive possibilities created by modern finance: in this ... More


The Evolution of Modern Islamic Finance

Ibrahim Warde

in Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612161
eISBN:
9780748653072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612161.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Modern Islamic finance started in the 1970s, its emergence driven largely by the oil boom. However, it was bound to be transformed by the collapse of oil prices in the 1980s, and by the changes in ... More


Islam, Economics and Finance

Ibrahim Warde

in Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612161
eISBN:
9780748653072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612161.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Any successful belief system, whether religious or secular, has contradictory characteristics: it is flexible enough to adapt to several geographical settings and to survive the test of time, but it ... More


Individual Investors

Henrik Cronqvist and Danling Jiang

in Financial Behavior: Players, Services, Products, and Markets

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190269999
eISBN:
9780190270025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269999.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Traditional finance explains individual investor’s behavior and financial decision making based on economic incentives and rationality. Modern finance, however, takes a holistic view and searches for ... More


Low Fertility and Population Aging in Germany and Japan: Prospects and Policies

Warren Sanderson

in Fertility and Public Policy: How to Reverse the Trend of Declining Birth Rates

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014519
eISBN:
9780262295659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014519.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses population shrinkage and the fact that nearly all developed countries have below-replacement fertility. This can be attributed to the arrival of modern contraceptives as well ... More


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