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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...

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...

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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Aggregate Implications of Corporate Debt Choices

Nicolas Crouzet.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Banking; Bankruptcy. 27798 words.

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This article studies the transmission of financial shocks in a model where corporate credit is intermediated via both banks and bond markets. In...

Alexander [née Barber], Ann (1774/5–1861), banker and bill broker

Gordon Fletcher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Business Finance. 698 words.

Alexander [née Barber], Ann (1774/5–1861), banker and bill broker, was born in Eckington, Derbyshire, the daughter of William and Mary Barber. Little is known about her life until the point...

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...

Alsager, Thomas Massa (1779–1846), financial journalist and businessman

Dilwyn Porter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Business and Management. 1208 words.

Alsager, Thomas Massa (1779–1846), financial journalist and businessman, was born on 27 September 1779, probably at Southwark, Surrey, the fifth of the nine or ten children of Thomas...

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...

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...

Are All the Sacred Cows Dead? Implications of the Financial Crisis for Macro- and Financial Policies

Aslı Demirgüç-Kunt and Luis Servén.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; International Finance; Financial Regulation; Banking; Corporate Governance. 14710 words.

The recent global financial crisis has shaken the confidence of industrial and developing countries alike in the very blueprint of the financial and macropolicies that underlie the Western...

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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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Asset Fire Sales by Banks: Evidence from Commercial REO Sales

Yongqiang Chu.

in The Review of Corporate Finance Studies

March 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Banking; Corporate Governance; Bankruptcy. 9994 words.

I study asset fire sales by commercial banks during the financial crisis. Specifically, I find that banks with lower liquidity levels post lower asking prices, receive lower sale prices,...

Astor, John Jacob

Kenneth H. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2502 words.

Astor, John Jacob (17 July 1763–29 March 1848), fur trader and financier, was born in Waldorf, duchy of Baden, Germany, the son of Jacob Astor, a butcher, and Maria Magdalena Vorfelder, who...

Austell, Alfred

Mary A. DeCredico.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1185 words.

Austell, Alfred (14 January 1814–07 December 1881), businessman and financier, was born in Dandridge, Tennessee, the son of William Austell and Jane Wilkins, farmers. Austell was reared in...

Baillie, James Evan (1781?–1863), merchant, banker, and politician

Kenneth Morgan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking; UK Politics. 1084 words.

Baillie, James Evan (1781?–1863), merchant, banker, and politician, was born in Bristol, probably in 1781, into a successful Scottish merchant-planter family that had settled in Bristol in...

Baillieu, Clive Latham, first Baron Baillieu (1889–1967), businessman and mining financier

Simon J. Potter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Banking. 1656 words.

Baillieu, Clive Latham, first Baron Baillieu (1889–1967), businessman and mining financier, was born at Melbourne, Australia, on 24 September 1889, the eldest son of William Lawrence...

Bank Bailouts and Moral Hazard: Evidence from Germany

Lammertjan Dam and Michael Koetter.

in The Review of Financial Studies

August 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Banking; Financial Regulation; Regulation and Industrial Policy. 16089 words.

We use a structural econometric model to provide empirical evidence that safety nets in the banking industry lead to additional risk taking. To identify the moral hazard effect of bailout...

Bank Capital and Value in the Cross-Section

Hamid Mehran and Anjan Thakor.

in The Review of Financial Studies

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Financial Regulation; Corporate Governance; Mergers and Acquisitions. 24295 words.

We develop a dynamic model of bank capital structure in an acquisitions context which predicts: (i) total bank value and the bank’s equity capital are positively correlated in the...

Bank Corporate Loan Pricing Following the Subprime Crisis

João A. C. Santos.

in The Review of Financial Studies

June 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; Banking; Corporate Governance. 12608 words.

The massive losses that banks incurred with the meltdown of the subprime mortgage market have raised concerns about their ability to continue lending to corporations. We investigate these...