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Abbott, Horace

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 845 words.

Abbott, Horace (29 July 1806–08 August 1887), manufacturer, was born in Sudbury, Massachusetts, the son of Alpheus Abbott and Lydia Fay, farmers. His father died when Abbott was quite...

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Addicks, John Edward O’Sullivan

James A. Ward.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; Banking. 1270 words.

Addicks, John Edward O’Sullivan (21 November 1841–07 August 1919), promoter and aspiring politician, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of John Edward Addicks, a politician and...

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The adverse selection problem in imperfectly competitive financial markets

Ville Mälkönen and Timo Vesala.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Banking; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 5695 words.

We show that two horizontally differentiated banks can implement separating equilibria in markets for bank loans by using non-linear price schedules. The optimal strategies of the banks...

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Airline Pricing

Brenda A. Barnes.

in The Oxford Handbook of Pricing Management

June 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Financial Institutions and Services; Industry Studies. 21602 words.

This article first introduces some essential airline pricing and revenue management (PRM) terms and concepts, and then briefly reviews historical events that have shaped the field of...

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Allerton, Samuel Waters

Leslie V. Tischauser.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Agriculture and Farming. 1121 words.

Allerton, Samuel Waters (26 May 1828–22 February 1914), meat packer, was born in Amenia, New York, the son of Samuel Waters Allerton, Sr., a tailor and woolen mill operator, and Hannah...

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Ames, Jeremiah (1706–1776), banker and merchant

Iain S. Black.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 653 words.

Ames, Jeremiah (1706–1776), banker and merchant, was born on 20 July 1706 at Evercreech, near Shepton Mallet, Somerset, one of eight children of Levi Ames (d. 1726), grocer, and his first...

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Ames, Levi (bap. 1739, d. 1820), banker and merchant

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 3 words.

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Ames, Oakes

Adam I. P. Smith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Banking; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2077 words.

Ames, Oakes (10 January 1804–08 May 1873), businessman and politician, was born in North Easton, Massachusetts, the son of Oliver Ames, a manufacturer, and Susanna Angier. He was educated...

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Angel Investors and Their Investments

Ramon P. DeGennaro.

in The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurial Finance

March 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Industry Studies; Financial Institutions and Services. 15205 words.

This article focuses on a class of angel investors that lies between venture capitalists and the typical informal individual angel investor. It discusses why people become angel investors....

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Are Small Businesses Worthy of Financial Aid? Evidence from a French Targeted Credit Program

Laurent Bach.

in Review of Finance

July 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Regulation; Banking; Services. 16619 words.

We ask whether public financial aid reduces small businesses’ credit constraints. To answer the question, we analyze a policy of bank loans made from subsidized funds. Extensions of this...

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