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Comedy and Crisis: Pieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Joyce Goggin and Frans De Bruyn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622201
eISBN:
9781800341647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622201.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Comedy and Crisis features the first ever scholarly English translation of two plays by the eighteenth-century Dutch playwright Pieter Langendijk: Quincampoix, or the Wind Traders [Quincampoix of de ... More


Modeling Financial Bubbles and Market Crashes

Didier Sornette

in Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175959
eISBN:
9781400885091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175959.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter considers two versions of a rational model of speculative bubbles and stock market crashes. According to the first version, stock market prices are driven by the crash hazard that may ... More


Bubbles, Crises, and Crashes in Emergent Markets

Didier Sornette

in Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175959
eISBN:
9781400885091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175959.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter examines bubbles, crises, and crashes in emergent markets, including six Latin American stock market indices (Mexico, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, and Chile) and six Asian stock ... More


Coining Foliage into Gold

Emily Pawley

in The Nature of the Future: Agriculture, Science, and Capitalism in the Antebellum North

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226693835
eISBN:
9780226693972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226693972.003.0006
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Chapter Five examines the workings of future storytelling, focusing on the mulberry bubble of the late 1830s. During this period, mulberry trees became a focus of financial speculation, not only ... More


ManiaXFundamentals

Mike Fortun

in Promising Genomics: Iceland and deCODE Genetics in a World of Speculation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247505
eISBN:
9780520942615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247505.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

In 2000, the year of deCODE Genetics' initial public offering (IPO), there were an estimated sixty-seven biotechnology IPOs and secondary offerings, which raised a total of $39 billion–$30 billion ... More


Heterogeneous Beliefs

Kerry E. Back

in Asset Pricing and Portfolio Choice Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190241148
eISBN:
9780190241179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241148.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

There is a representative investor in a complete single‐period market if all investors have log utility or if all investors have CARA utility, even if investors have different beliefs. This extends ... More


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