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Company Organization, Business Models, and the 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/9780199915996.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 6 looks at effects of firms’ organization and business models on their behavior and vulnerabilities. Changes in law and advances in technology encouraged increasing consolidation of financial ... More


“Too Big to Fail” before the Fed

Gary B. Gorton and Ellis W. Tallman

in Fighting Financial Crises: Learning from the Past

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226479514
eISBN:
9780226479651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226479651.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The clearing house also engaged in bailouts of large member banks during crises. This policy of “too-big-to-fail” was entirely voluntary and created a risk exposure for the clearing house membership. ... 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


The Banking Panics in the United States in the 1930s: Some Lessons for Today

Michael Bordo and John Landon-Lane

in The Great Depression of the 1930s: Lessons for Today

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199663187
eISBN:
9780191749216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663187.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the lessons learned from the US banking panics in the 1930s for the response by the Federal Reserve to the crisis of 2008. We revisit the debate over illiquidity versus ... More


Macroeconomic Theory and Recent Events

Kartik B. Athreya

in Big Ideas in Macroeconomics: A Nontechnical View

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019736
eISBN:
9780262314404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019736.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The financial crisis of 2007–2008 and subsequent recession have been the most wrenching economic events since the Great Depression. As of this writing, these events appear global in scope, sharply ... More


Regulation

Paul Langley

in Liquidity Lost: The Governance of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199683789
eISBN:
9780191763366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683789.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter analyses how the global financial crisis was governed as a problem of regulation from 2009 onwards, with particular focus on the structural regulation of banking in the US and UK. It ... More


The 2008 Global Crisis

Assaf Razin

in Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The 2008 global financial crisis thus was not just a garden-variety, white swan, business cycle event. It was a long time coming, and prospects for a repetition depend on whether underlying ... More


How Changes to the Financial Services Industry Eroded Trust

Sue Jaffer, Nicholas Morris, Edward Sawbridge, and David Vines

in Capital Failure: Rebuilding Trust in Financial Services

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198712220
eISBN:
9780191780752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712220.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Economic Systems

This chapter describes how the previous structure of the industry maintained relationships of trust. Financial firms were specialised, with retail and commercial banks managed separately from ... More


Public Support and Subsidized Finance

Morgan Ricks

in The Money Problem: Rethinking Financial Regulation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330327
eISBN:
9780226330464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330464.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The lender of last resort (LOLR) is widely viewed to be a sound and adequate response to the panic problem, at least if used judiciously. This chapter aims to challenge this widespread view. There ... More


Case Study: The Great Recession

Gary Smith and Jay Cordes

in The 9 Pitfalls of Data Science

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844396
eISBN:
9780191879937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844396.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

In the 1970s banks began selling mortgages to public and private mortgage funds that sell shares to investors. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, many mortgages to “subprime” borrowers with low ... More


Bank Resolution

John Armour, Dan Awrey, Paul Davies, Luca Enriques, Jeffrey N. Gordon, Colin Mayer, and Jennifer Payne

in Principles of Financial Regulation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198786474
eISBN:
9780191828782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786474.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

An ideal bank resolution procedure achieves the objective of minimizing the negative externalities of bank failure but allocates the costs of so doing primarily to the bank’s shareholders and ... More


Chapter Seven Public Support and Subsidized Finance

Morgan Ricks

in The Money Problem: Rethinking Financial Regulation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330327
eISBN:
9780226330464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330464.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The lender of last resort (LOLR) is widely viewed to be a sound and adequate response to the panic problem, at least if used judiciously. This chapter aims to challenge this widespread view. There ... More


Anti-Domination as Regulatory Strategy

K. Sabeel Rahman

in Democracy against Domination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190468538
eISBN:
9780190626419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190468538.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Chapter 6 explores the implications of the normative framework of democracy against domination for the substance of economic policy, looking in particular at the case of financial regulation and the ... More


Sitting on the Fence: Bank Structural Reforms

Scott James and Lucia Quaglia

in The UK and Multi-level Financial Regulation: From Post-crisis Reform to Brexit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198828952
eISBN:
9780191867439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828952.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The main driver of new, stringent rules on bank structure was not pressure from elected officials, as the two largest UK political parties were ambiguous about the benefits of separating retail and ... More


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