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Banking on Politics: When Former High-ranking Politicians Become Bank Directors

Matías Braun and Claudio Raddatz.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Financial Markets; Banking; Capitalist Systems. 16586 words.

New data are presented for a large number of countries on how frequently former high-ranking politicians become bank directors. Politician-banker connections at this level are relatively...

The effects of general and firm-specific training on wages and performance: evidence from banking

Derek C. Jones, Panu Kalmi and Antti Kauhanen.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2012; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Economics; Capitalist Systems; Banking. 9301 words.

Using new panel data for Finnish co-operative banks we study the impact of training on wages and performance. To our knowledge, this is the first paper to compare explicitly the effects of...

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Financialisation varied: a comparative analysis of advanced economies

Costas Lapavitsas and Jeff Powell.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Banking; Capitalist Systems; Economic Methodology. 9841 words.

Financialisation remains an unclear term in social science. We deploy a Marxist framework to establish that financialisation represents a structural transformation of advanced capitalist...

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Social Capital and the Viability of Stakeholder-Oriented Firms: Evidence from Savings Banks

Charlotte Ostergaard, Ibolya Schindele and Bent Vale.

in Review of Finance

August 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology; Banking; Corporate Governance. 20807 words.

We show that social capital improves the viability of stakeholder-oriented firms operating in competitive markets. Studying exits from the population of Norwegian savings banks after...