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community

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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Cornell, Ezra

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Business and Management. 1638 words.

Cornell, Ezra (11 January 1807–09 December 1874), entrepreneur and founder of Cornell University, was born at Westchester Landing (now the Bronx), New York, the son of Elijah Cornell, a...

Social Finance

Edited by Alex Nicholls, Rob Paton and Jed Emerson.

November 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Innovation; Financial Institutions and Services. 672 pages.

Social finance is now a multibillion dollar market that encompasses ethical investment (including finance for green businesses), community investment to support economic development in...

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Choice and Connections, 1825–1914

Ranald C. Michie.

in British Banking

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business History; Financial Institutions and Services. 17730 words.

Despite the rise of a small number of large joint-stock banks in the nineteenth century there remained a considerable diversity within British banking. In the market for savings, savings...

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Downward Accountability

John Child.

in Corporate Governance in Contention

June 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Financial Institutions and Services. 14245 words.

This chapter develops the case for including downward accountability as an essential component of corporate governance. Downward accountability refers to processes by which the senior...

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The Cultural Context of Insurance in the West

Geoffrey Clark.

in Managing Risk in Reinsurance

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; International Business. 11288 words.

Geoffrey Clark’s chapter on the culture of insurance describes the changes that came about with the advent of modern insurance especially in Britain in the seventeenth and eighteenth...

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Co-operative and mutual finance

Jonathan Michie.

in Social Finance

November 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Innovation; Financial Institutions and Services. 10726 words.

This chapter explores one of the very first forms of social finance—co-operative and mutual organizations. First, the chapter sets out a definition of this sector and its approach to...

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The Market Structure of Professional Sports and the Implications for Stadium Construction and Team Movements

Robert A. Baade.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sports Economics

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Industry Studies; Financial Institutions and Services. 6340 words.

This article explores the character of the commercial sports market, and how that unique structure affects the financing of sports facilities and the movement of teams. It also examines the...

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Integration-Led Capitalism in the EU

Thomas Kalinowski.

in Why International Cooperation is Failing

September 2019; p ublished online October 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; International Business. 18149 words.

The global role of the European Union and its position in the trilemma triangle differ substantially from the global–hegemonic approach pursued by US finance-led capitalism. This chapter...

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The Academic Analysis of the 2008 Financial Crisis: Round 1

Matthew Spiegel.

in The Review of Financial Studies

June 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Financial Institutions and Services; Corporate Governance. 4059 words.

Academics responded to the challenges posed by the 2008 financial crisis with a flurry of studies. This collection of articles is just the academic community's first look into it. The...

Fockart, Janet (d. 1596), merchant and moneylender

Margaret H. B. Sanderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 855 words.

Fockart, Janet (d. 1596), merchant and moneylender, was probably descended from the Fockarts found as Edinburgh burgesses from the fifteenth century, who may themselves have been descended...

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...

Flint, Charles Ranlett

Michael French.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 899 words.

Flint, Charles Ranlett (24 January 1850–12 February 1934), merchant and company promoter, was born in Thomaston, Maine, the son of Benjamin Flint and Sarah Tobey, merchants. His mother died...