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The Architecture of Collapse

Mauro F. Guillén.

November 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 240 pages.

Why are there so many crises in the world? Is it true that the global system is today riskier and more dangerous than in past decades? Do we have any tools at our disposal to bring these...

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Complexity

Mauro F. Guillén.

in The Architecture of Collapse

November 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 8229 words.

The global system is becoming more complex. Over the last 25 years the number of countries, the level of trade, foreign direct investment, tourism and migration, and information flows have...

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Complexity, Coupling, and the Great Recession

Sandra L. Suárez.

in The Architecture of Collapse

November 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 10188 words.

The Great Recession triggered by the financial implosion of 2008 originated in a corner of the U.S. financial sector, the largest in the world. The increasing complexity of large,...

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Coupling

Mauro F. Guillén.

in The Architecture of Collapse

November 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 7624 words.

At the same time that the global system has become more complex, it has also become more tightly coupled. While complexity refers only to the inter-connections among actors, coupling has to...

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The Euro Zone as a Complex, Tightly-Coupled System

Mauro F. Guillén.

in The Architecture of Collapse

November 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 12924 words.

As a bloc of 17 EU members, the Euro Zone is one of the most complex and tightly coupled arrangements in the world, linked together by a single currency, a single central bank, and an...

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The Future of the Global System

Mauro F. Guillén.

in The Architecture of Collapse

November 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 5778 words.

The evolution of the global system and its subcomponents over the last six decades can be traced in terms of complexity and coupling. Financial companies, and the financial sector as a...

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The Global System

Mauro F. Guillén.

in The Architecture of Collapse

November 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 5705 words.

Why are there so many crises in the world? Is it true that the global system is today riskier and more dangerous than in past decades? Do we have any tools at our disposal to bring these...

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The U.S./China Relationship

Mauro F. Guillén.

in The Architecture of Collapse

November 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 9204 words.

The global dynamics of complexity and tight coupling unfold at the level of bilateral relationships, creating different levels of risk. The U.S./China relationship is crucial because it...

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