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Banking Theory and Banking Practice in Antebellum America

Howard Bodenhorn

in State Banking in Early America: A New Economic History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195147766
eISBN:
9780199832910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195147766.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Modern theories of financial intermediation begin from the premise that small, young firms, due to information asymmetries, will not have access to arm's length markets in bonds and commercial paper. ... More


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Douglass C. North

in Communities and Markets in Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199241019
eISBN:
9780191601217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241015.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This section presents Douglass North’s comments on the drafts of the chapters discussed during the final conference leading to the current book. He discusses the fundamentals of human interaction, ... More


John Law and Richard Cantillon: The First Mississippi Fortune — Phase One

Antoin E. Murphy

in Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286820
eISBN:
9780191596681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286821.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Cantillon's financial career was closely linked with that of John Law (1671–1729). Law wished to solve France's twin crises, the shortage of money and the high level of state indebtedness, through ... More


A Specie‐Less France, 1720

Antoin E. Murphy

in John Law: Economic Theorist and Policy-maker

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286493
eISBN:
9780191596674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828649X.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Because of his success with the Mississippi Company, John Law was appointed Contrôlleur Général des Finances in January, 1720. This meant he was the equivalent of the Prime Minister. Further ... More


Current Liabilities

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/9780198074106.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Current liabilities originate from current or short-term promises made to non-owners of a business, namely suppliers of goods and services, including suppliers of short-term cash. As current assets ... More


No Paper Tiger: Subsidies to China’s Paper Industry

Usha C. V. Haley and George T. Haley

in Subsidies to Chinese Industry: State Capitalism, Business Strategy, and Trade Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199773749
eISBN:
9780199332571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773749.003.0109
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter covers $33.1 billion in subsidies to China’s paper industry from 2002-2009 and effects. Since 2000, China tripled paper production, and in 2008, became the largest producer of paper. The ... More


Henry Thornton: The Lender of Last Resort

Antoin E. Murphy

in The Genesis of Macroeconomics: New Ideas from Sir William Petty to Henry Thornton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199543229
eISBN:
9780191715709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543229.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, History of Economic Thought

This chapter discusses Henry Thornton's background and contributions to macroeconomics. Topics covered include his writing of Paper Credit, his criticisms of Adam Smith's monetary economics, and ... More


Human Development Advocacy for Debt Relief, Aid, and Governance

Henry Northover

in Overcoming Developing Country Debt Crises

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578788
eISBN:
9780191723049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578788.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter emphasizes that there had been a struggle to change creditor government thinking. Despite the HIPC Initiative being a response to popular pressure, the creditor community put human ... More


Human Rights and Human Development †

Sakiko Fukuda‐Parr

in Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen, Volume 2: Society, Institutions, and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239979
eISBN:
9780191716874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239979.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter uses Sen's capability approach to explore whether there are inherent contradictions between human rights and development. The ‘human rights based approach’ has gained momentum yet many ... More


A Low-carbon Economy—The White Paper

Dieter Helm

in Energy, the State, and the Market: British Energy Policy since 1979

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199270743
eISBN:
9780191718540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270743.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

In 2003, the government produced a White Paper, ‘ Our Energy Future — A Low Carbon Economy', which adopted the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution's (RCEP) target, and proposed to deliver ... More


Two Case Studies on the Informal Economy

Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar

in The Outsiders: Economic Reform and Informal Labour in a Developing Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071495
eISBN:
9780199081257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071495.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses two case studies—Dharavi in Mumbai and Surat in Gujarat. In particular, it uses the case studies to discuss situations where international trade policies and their effects on ... More


Of Paper

John Kenneth Galbraith and James K. Galbraith

in Money: Whence It Came, Where It Went

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171661
eISBN:
9781400889082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171661.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses the history of paper money. The history of paper money issued by a government belongs to the Americans. Bank paper and government paper share many things in common. Bank notes ... More


Maxims for Experimenters

Martin Dufwenberg

in Handbook of Experimental Economic Methodology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195328325
eISBN:
9780190202187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328325.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter offers advice to experimentalists on the proper way to go about creating an experiment and publishing it. It emphasizes the fact that often, what is important about an experimental paper ... More


Innovation in the Marble and Granite Industry: Upcycle of Marble and Granite Wastes

Rania Hamza and Salah El-Haggar

in Sustainability and Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774166471
eISBN:
9781617976803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166471.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The dimension-stones industry is one of the oldest and largest industries worldwide. There are two main classes of rocks: calcareous and siliceous. The calcareous material, or marble, includes the ... More


Measuring subsidies to chinese industry

Usha C. V. Haley and George T. Haley

in Subsidies to Chinese Industry: State Capitalism, Business Strategy, and Trade Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199773749
eISBN:
9780199332571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773749.003.0040
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter defines subsidies, variables, measurement and data problems and methodology for the four studies on Chinese subsidies: steel (2000–2007), glass (2004–2008), paper (2002–2009) and auto ... More


Leaves

Whitney Anne Trettien

Bill Maurer and Lana Swartz (eds)

in Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035750
eISBN:
9780262338332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035750.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In the early 18th century, the American colonials were awash with both paper currency and its twin: counterfeit bills. Benjamin Franklin became a proponent of using leafs prints in currency as an ... More


An Instrument of Revolution

John Kenneth Galbraith and James K. Galbraith

in Money: Whence It Came, Where It Went

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171661
eISBN:
9781400889082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171661.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses the use of paper money and assignats to finance the American Revolution and the French Revolution, respectively. Before the First Continental Congress assembled, some of the ... More


Contagion in the 2008 Crisis: The Run on the Nonbank Sector, “Shadow Banks”

Hal S. Scott

in Connectedness and Contagion: Protecting the Financial System from Panics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034371
eISBN:
9780262332156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034371.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes how contagion principally manifested itself in the nonbank sector during the 2008 financial crisis. The Lehman bankruptcy and ensuing breaking of the buck by the Reserve ... More


Regulatory Structure and Reform: The Purpose Should Guide the Outcome

David G. Nason

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/9780262015615.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter introduces the first signs that the United States is emerging from a period of failure of liquid markets such as markets for money-market mutual funds, for asset-backed commercial paper, ... More


Evolutionary Games in Natural, Social, and Virtual Worlds

Daniel Friedman and Barry Sinervo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199981151
eISBN:
9780190466657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981151.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book’s goal is to introduce evolutionary game theory to applied researchers in a manner accessible to graduate students and advanced undergraduates in biology, economics, engineering, and allied ... More


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