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Adjusting and Correcting One’s Course

Charles W. Smith.

in What the Market Teaches Us

August 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Political Economy. 4973 words.

Adjusting and correcting one’s course, the focus of this chapter, is commonly a cumulative action taken that entails a range of the acting sensibly skills discussed earlier. It differs from...

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Comparing Financial Systems in a Global Economy

Adam D. Dixon.

in The New Geography of Capitalism

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Political Economy. 8578 words.

This chapter considers the treatment of institutions and institutional change in relation to finance, by contrasting the changing form and function of the German financial system and...

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Conclusion

Graham K. Wilson and Wyn Grant.

in The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy; Financial Institutions and Services. 6480 words.

One common theme in the period since 2008 in both the United States and Europe was political failure to cope with the crisis, despite the success of the immediate stabilization efforts at...

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The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis

Edited by Wyn Grant and Graham K. Wilson.

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Political Economy; Financial Institutions and Services. 288 pages.

The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) is the most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression. Many books have explored its causes, but this book systematically explores its...

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Constructing Financial Markets: Reforming Over-the-Counter Derivatives Markets in the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis

Glenn Morgan.

in The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy; Financial Institutions and Services. 9857 words.

The chapter focuses on financial transactions, addressing over-the-counter (OTC) trading of derivatives, which many analyses of the recent financial crisis argue produced significant...

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Corporate Transformation and Employee Pensions

Adam D. Dixon.

in The New Geography of Capitalism

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Political Economy. 8016 words.

This chapter considers the changing role of the firm in systems of social protection. It does so through an examination of how and why firms have pulled back significantly in their...

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Edmonds, Thomas Rowe (1803–1889), actuary and political economist

John M. Eyler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Insurance; Economics; Political Economy. 1039 words.

Edmonds, Thomas Rowe (1803–1889), actuary and political economist, was born on 20 June 1803 in Penzance, the third of seven children of Richard Edmonds (1774–1860), solicitor, and town...

The Essentials of Acting Sensibly

Charles W. Smith.

in What the Market Teaches Us

August 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Political Economy. 5178 words.

This chapter offers an overview of “acting sensibly” and its five basic components: 1) identifying and juggling objectives; 2) recognizing markers; 3) rules of thumb; 4) adjusting and...

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Financial Regionalism after the Global Financial Crisis: Regionalist Impulses and National Strategies

William W. Grimes.

in The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy; Financial Institutions and Services. 9138 words.

The Global Financial Crisis has severely weakened the legitimacy of the US-led global financial system. This has not only led to efforts to remake the global system through the G20 and...

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Financialization and the Welfare State

Adam D. Dixon.

in The New Geography of Capitalism

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Political Economy. 8488 words.

This chapter considers the implications of the changing geography of capitalism for the nation-state’s role in social protection, particularly in the area of public pensions. The chapter...

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French Responses to the Global Economic Crisis: The Political Economy of “Post-Dirigisme” and New State Activism

Ben Clift.

in The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy; Financial Institutions and Services. 8751 words.

This chapter analyzes French responses to the financial crisis, arguing that a ‘post-dirigiste’ interpretation predicated on an expansive notion of the state as actor in and enactor of...

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The Geography of Finance

Adam D. Dixon.

in The New Geography of Capitalism

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Political Economy. 5287 words.

This chapter provides an analytical frame for explaining the geography of finance and global financial integration. The chapter unpacks the functions of finance, the form of financial...

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The Global Financial Crisis and Beyond

Adam D. Dixon.

in The New Geography of Capitalism

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Political Economy. 2025 words.

The final chapter concludes our discussion, using the global financial crisis as its starting point to reiterate the key arguments of the book.

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Identifying and Juggling Objectives

Charles W. Smith.

in What the Market Teaches Us

August 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Political Economy. 5629 words.

Using the market, kayaking, and surgery vignettes, this chapter illustrates the various ways the flow of events commonly requires that different, often conflicting, objectives constantly...

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Institutional Failure and the Global Financial Crisis

Timothy J. Sinclair.

in The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy; Financial Institutions and Services. 7646 words.

Who could have imagined the obscure, arcane business of debt rating would become — in the context of the worst economic and financial crisis since the Great Depression — a matter for...

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Introduction

Graham K. Wilson and Wyn Grant.

in The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy; Financial Institutions and Services. 6316 words.

In its early stages, the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) seemed to offer the prospect for a major shift in policy paradigms. One of the central issues in political science is when and under...

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Knowledge is Fickle

Charles W. Smith.

in What the Market Teaches Us

August 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Political Economy. 7969 words.

This chapter explores how, despite a general consensus regarding the rules for thinking rationally, we seem consistently to embrace conflicting and ambiguous narratives and accounts....

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Larkworthy, Falconer (1833–1928), banker and political economist

Frances Bostock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Economics; Political Economy. 822 words.

Larkworthy, Falconer (1833–1928), banker and political economist, was born at Weymouth on 22 March 1833, the elder son of Dr Ambrose Larkworthy (d. 1850), a surgeon resident in Bombay, and...

Learning to Act Sensibly by Engaging and Doing

Charles W. Smith.

in What the Market Teaches Us

August 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Political Economy. 7988 words.

This chapter explores some of the implicit suggestions that markets offer as to how we may better prepare ourselves and the next generation to acquire the skills and attitudes required to...

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Making Sense

Charles W. Smith.

in What the Market Teaches Us

August 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Political Economy. 8769 words.

This chapter underscores the key insight of sociology that knowledge, like language, is inherently social and has evolved, as have all organically grounded items, as a useful survival tool...

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