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Epilogue: Sustainable International Development after the Subprime Crisis

Markus Venzin

in Building an International Financial Services Firm: How Successful Firms Design and Execute Cross-Border Strategies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199535200
eISBN:
9780191701153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535200.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter discusses the impact of the subprime crisis on the international strategies of financial services firms. Many mostly passive investors from emerging economies will get the opportunity to ... More


It's Not Over: Structural Drivers of the Global Economic Crisis

Rohit

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198088417
eISBN:
9780199082292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198088417.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Why is the world economy in such turmoil? This is a question which has implications not just for the economics discipline but also the lives of millions of working people across the world. That it ... More


Postscriptum: The 2007/8 Subprime Mortgage Crisis and Banking Regulation

Andreas Busch

in Banking Regulation and Globalization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218813
eISBN:
9780191711763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218813.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the subprime mortgage crisis in the United States. Topics covered include the manifestation of the crisis, causes of the crisis, and the potential consequences of the crisis ... More


Democratic Liberty

Joseph William Singer

in No Freedom without Regulation: The Hidden Lesson of the Subprime Crisis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300211672
eISBN:
9780300216578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211672.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Democracies promote liberty by outlawing subprime practices and setting minimum standards for market relationships and for property rights. What we should be against is not “the free market” but ... More


Mortgages

Bar-Gill Oren

in Seduction by Contract: Law, Economics, and Psychology in Consumer Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199663361
eISBN:
9780191751660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663361.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines the subprime mortgage contract and its central design features. It shows that for many borrowers these contractual design features were not welfare maximizing. In fact, to the ... More


Dynamics of the Financial Crisis

Thomas H. Stanton

in Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail: Governance and Management Lessons from the Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199915996
eISBN:
9780199950324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915996.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 2 provides background on the financial crisis and how it evolved. There was an inflow of funds into the United States that compressed returns on investments. This made more risky investments ... More


Consumers’ Shift to Debt

Matthew P. Drennan

in Income Inequality: Why It Matters and Why Most Economists Didn't Notice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300209587
eISBN:
9780300216349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209587.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Debt of households has been rising rapidly since 1995. The debt to income ratio of the bottom 95 percent of the income distribution has risen well above 140 percent. The same measure for the top five ... More


No Freedom without Regulation: The Hidden Lesson of the Subprime Crisis

Joseph William Singer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300211672
eISBN:
9780300216578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211672.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The subprime crisis teaches us that neither private property nor the free market can exist without regulation. Markets are defined by a legal framework that sets minimum standards for social and ... More


Financial Crisis: Global Regulatory Reaction

Garcia Alcubilla and Ruiz del Pozo

in Credit Rating Agencies on the Watch List: Analysis of European Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199608867
eISBN:
9780191739125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608867.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Rating agencies were in the spotlight again as a result of the US subprime crisis that started during the summer of 2007 and that highlighted the systemic relevance of the agencies in financial ... More


Tierra Y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Steven W. Bender

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814791257
eISBN:
9780814739136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791257.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Tierra y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing surveys the terrain, culture, and history of Latino/as and housing. Employing a vital historical perspective, it traces its core theme of how ... More


Perspectives on Dodd-Frank and Finance

Paul H. Schultz (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028035
eISBN:
9780262325929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028035.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Leading scholars in economics, finance and law, along with regulators and practitioners, discuss Dodd-Frank and financial regulation. The origins of the Dodd-Frank Act in the financial crisis and ... More


Lewis Ranieri: 1948–: Father of Securitization

Edward Morris

in Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170543
eISBN:
9780231540506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170543.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The chapter describes Lewis Ranieri’s role in the creation of mortgage-backed bonds and other securitized investments.


Sub‐Prime Finance: Yes, We are Still in Kansas 1

Gerard Caprio, Jr.

in Time for a Visible Hand: Lessons from the 2008 World Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578801
eISBN:
9780191723285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578801.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Caprio Jr. argues that many of the features of the crisis are disturbingly familiar: they reflect “universal constants” of financial market behavior, particularly incentive systems that are conducive ... More


Lenders and Loss: The Destructive Legacy of Subprime Mortgages in Latino/a Communities

Steven W. Bender

in Tierra Y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814791257
eISBN:
9780814739136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791257.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter concludes the discussion of the history of loss in Latino/a housing with an overview of the recent subprime mortgage crisis—after decades of exclusion, Latino/as flirted briefly with ... More


The Debt Effect

Rohit

in It's Not Over: Structural Drivers of the Global Economic Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198088417
eISBN:
9780199082292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198088417.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 6 studies the path of an economy where consumption of the workers is not limited by their wage income. They can take debt to finance it. Allowing for debt-driven consumption of the workers ... More


America’s Financial Crisis: The End of an Era

Barry Bosworth and Aaron Flaaen

in The Global Financial Crisis and Asia: Implications and Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660957
eISBN:
9780191748981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660957.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter reviews research on the origins of the financial crisis of 2008–2009, highlights the key events that triggered a financial panic in September 2008, and summarizes the extraordinary ... More


The Eurozone in the Global Financial Crisis

Charles Wyplosz

in The Global Financial Crisis and Asia: Implications and Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660957
eISBN:
9780191748981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660957.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter contrasts the United States (US) and European situations during the global financial and economic crisis and examines how much of the crisis has been imported by Europe from the US. The ... More


Mortgages and Mortgage‐backed Securities

Claus Munk

in Fixed Income Modelling

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199575084
eISBN:
9780191728648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575084.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In many countries, a mortgage is the standard way of financing the purchase of residential property, and mortgages are often financed by the issuance of bonds. This chapter focuses on the valuation ... More


The 2008 Meltdown

Matthew P. Fink

in The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider’s View

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199753505
eISBN:
9780199918805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753505.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

The turn of the 21st century witnessed a huge run up in home prices. Despite warnings, the Federal Reserve Board and other regulators did not act to curb speculation. When the bubble burst, there was ... More


Risk Management in Turbulent Times

Gilles Beneplanc and Jean-Charles Rochet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199774081
eISBN:
9780190258474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199774081.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The Subprime Crisis has shown that the sophisticated risk management models used by banks and insurance companies had serious flaws. Some people even suggest that these models are completely useless. ... More


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