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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Keeping Communities of Practice Afloat: Understanding and Fostering Roles in Communities

Michael A. Fontaine.

in Creating Value with Knowledge

January 2004; p ublished online October 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 3096 words.

This chapter illustrates the importance of formal and informal roles within a community of practice. These roles, which range from planning community events to maintaining a community...

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Communities of Practice and Organizational Performance

Eric L. Lesser and John Storck.

in Creating Value with Knowledge

January 2004; p ublished online October 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 6824 words.

This chapter explains how communities of practice play a critical role in the development of social capital, providing employees with the opportunity to expand their connections, develop...

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Learning from the Connected Customer: Enhancing Customer Web Sites with Community

Eric L. Lesser and Michael A. Fontaine.

in Creating Value with Knowledge

January 2004; p ublished online October 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 2855 words.

This chapter extends the notion of community to include customers. It focuses on how organizations are bringing together informal groups of customers via the Internet to exchange knowledge,...

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The Organized Community

Ronald Dore.

in Stock Market Capitalism: Welfare Capitalism

May 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 3378 words.

This chapter discusses the factors that affected the extent to which the deregulation drive, and the reassertion of the virtues of competition, have impacted both the prevalence of stable,...

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Challenges in Identifying and Measuring Systemic Risk

Hansen Lars Peter.

in Risk Topography

August 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 7047 words.

Sparked by the recent "great recession" and the role of financial markets, considerable interest exists among researchers within both the academic community and the public sector in...

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Retail Real Estate

François des Rosiers and Marius Thériault.

in Private Real Estate Markets and Investments

September 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 8015 words.

This chapter summarizes two research studies on shopping centers. With regard to spatial competition among shopping agglomerations, commercial streets and community centers are only...

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The Industry as Community: The Competition/Cooperation Balance among Competitors

Ronald Dore.

in Stock Market Capitalism: Welfare Capitalism

May 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 5157 words.

This chapter focuses on the third of the four features which mark Japanese economic structure and behaviour off from the classical Anglo-Saxon model — a greater tilt towards cooperation in...

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Professional Obligation, Ethical Awareness, and Capital Market Regulation

Justin O’Brien.

in Capital Failure

August 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets; Economic Systems. 10843 words.

This chapter argues that it is essential to challenge the norms governing the financial industry, to place ethical judgement above legal permissibility and technical compliance. It explores...

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Conclusion

Franck Jovanovic and Christophe Schinckus.

in Econophysics and Financial Economics

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 1444 words.

This book has investigated the development of econophysics and its potential implications for financial economics. Our project was to analyze the issues and contributions of these two...

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Global Regulatory and Ethical Framework

Henry Ordower.

in Private Equity

August 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 8916 words.

This chapter reviews statutory and court-sanctioned private regulatory frameworks affecting the creation of private equity (PE) funds and their primary activity of corporate acquisitions....

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The International Legal Framework for International Financial Regulation

Kern Alexander, Rahul Dhumale and John Eatwell.

in Global Governance of Financial Systems

September 2005; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 24947 words.

This chapter assesses the current international legal framework that governs international monetary and financial relations. The international economic organizations with responsibility in...

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Final Thoughts

Barry Eichengreen.

in Financial Crises and What to Do About Them

August 2002; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 592 words.

This chapter comments on the international community's crisis prevention and crisis resolution efforts. It suggests that though a variety of initiatives have been successful, two gaps...

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Bridging the Gap? Government Subsidized Lending and Access to Capital

Kristle Romero Cortés and Josh Lerner.

in The Review of Corporate Finance Studies

March 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Capital Markets. 14481 words.

The consequences of providing public funds to financial institutions remain controversial. We examine the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Fund’s impact on credit union...

Financial Crisis: Global Regulatory Reaction

Garcia Alcubilla and Ruiz del Pozo.

in Credit Rating Agencies on the Watch List

March 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 9534 words.

Rating agencies were in the spotlight again as a result of the US subprime crisis that started during the summer of 2007 and that highlighted the systemic relevance of the agencies in...

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The Disciplinary Position of Econophysics

Franck Jovanovic and Christophe Schinckus.

in Econophysics and Financial Economics

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 11879 words.

Chapter 4 is dedicated to methodological and institutional positions of econophysics regarding financial economics. This study indicates that econophysics remains in the shadow of physics...

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The Importance of Process and Product Innovation for Productivity in French Manufacturing and Service Industries

Jacques Mairesse and Stephane Robin.

in Innovation and Growth

September 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 12497 words.

This chapter examines the effect of innovation on labour productivity in France, using a general framework that accounts for research activities and for both product and process innovation....

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Risk, Risk Management, and Risk Governance*

Torben Juul Andersen, Maxine Garvey and Oliviero Roggi.

in Managing Risk and Opportunity

April 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 10607 words.

This chapter defines risk, risk governance and risk management and thus lays the cornerstone for the argument that value creating risk-taking is an essential activity in a well-governed and...

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Setting the Stage

James Halteman and Edd Noell.

in Reckoning with Markets

February 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 4140 words.

This chapter stages a group discussion with fifteen participants from all periods of history. A facilitator moderates the conversation, but the content of the session uses the words of the...

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Survey Research in Corporate Finance: An Overview

H. Kent Baker, J. Clay Singleton and E. Theodore Veit.

in Survey Research in Corporate Finance

December 2010; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 8791 words.

Besides providing an outline of the book, this chapter examines the arguments for and against the usefulness of survey research in finance. The chapter discusses prior published research on...

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The Property-based Revenue Boom and the Accompanying Expenditure Surge

Donal Donovan and Antoin E. Murphy.

in The Fall of the Celtic Tiger

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 11891 words.

This chapter outlines the emergence of the fiscal crisis in more detail. It shows how the initial budgetary largesse arising from Ireland’s property and construction boom was distributed...

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