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After the FloodHow the Great Recession Changed Economic Thought

After the Flood: How the Great Recession Changed Economic Thought

Edward L. Glaeser, Tano Santos, and E. Glen Weyl (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226443546
eISBN:
9780226443683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226443683.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The past three decades have been characterized by vast change and crises in global financial markets—and not in politically unstable countries but in the heart of the developed world, from the Great ... More

Beyond the World Bank AgendaAn Institutional Approach to Development

Beyond the World Bank Agenda: An Institutional Approach to Development

Howard Stein

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226771670
eISBN:
9780226771656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226771656.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Despite massive investment of money and research aimed at ameliorating third-world poverty, the development strategies of the international financial institutions over the past few decades have been ... More

Collateral KnowledgeLegal Reasoning in the Global Financial Markets

Collateral Knowledge: Legal Reasoning in the Global Financial Markets

Annelise Riles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226719320
eISBN:
9780226719344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226719344.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Who are the agents of financial regulation? Is good (or bad) financial governance merely the work of legislators and regulators? Here the text argues that financial governance is made not just ... More

Derivatives and the Wealth of Societies

Derivatives and the Wealth of Societies

Benjamin Lee and Randy Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226392660
eISBN:
9780226392974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226392974.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book is a unique collaboration that looks at derivative finance from the standpoint of the social sciences and the social sciences from that of finance. It joins experts from different ... More

G7 Current Account ImbalancesSustainability and Adjustment

G7 Current Account Imbalances: Sustainability and Adjustment

Richard H. Clarida (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226107264
eISBN:
9780226107288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107288.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The current account deficit of the United States is more than six percent of its gross domestic product—an all-time high. And the rest of the world, including other G7 countries such as Japan and ... More

The Governance of Not-for-Profit Organizations

The Governance of Not-for-Profit Organizations

Edward L. Glaeser (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226297859
eISBN:
9780226297866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297866.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Not-for-profit organizations play a critical role in the American economy. In health care, education, culture, and religion, we trust not-for-profit firms to serve the interests of their donors, ... More

Housing and the Financial Crisis

Housing and the Financial Crisis

Edward L. Glaeser and Todd Sinai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226030586
eISBN:
9780226030616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030616.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Conventional wisdom held that housing prices couldn't fall. But the spectacular boom and bust of the housing market during the first decade of the twenty-first century and millions of foreclosed ... More

The Inflation-Targeting Debate

The Inflation-Targeting Debate

Ben S. Bernanke and Michael Woodford (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226044712
eISBN:
9780226044736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044736.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Over the past fifteen years, a significant number of industrialized and middle-income countries have adopted inflation targeting as a framework for monetary policymaking. As the name suggests, in ... More

Innovation EquityAssessing and Managing the Monetary Value of New Products and Services

Innovation Equity: Assessing and Managing the Monetary Value of New Products and Services

Elie Ofek, Eitan Muller, and Barak Libai

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226618296
eISBN:
9780226394145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394145.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book bridges the gap between what academics know and what innovation stakeholders— from managers, to investors, to analysts, to consumers—need to know about how new products and services are ... More

Political StandardsCorporate Interest, Ideology, and Leadership in the Shaping of Accounting Rules for the Market Economy

Political Standards: Corporate Interest, Ideology, and Leadership in the Shaping of Accounting Rules for the Market Economy

Karthik Ramanna

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226210742
eISBN:
9780226210889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226210889.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

There are certain institutions underlying our modern market-capitalist system that are largely outside the interest and understanding of the general public – e.g., rulemaking for bank capital ... More

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