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Connectedness and ContagionProtecting the Financial System from Panics

Connectedness and Contagion: Protecting the Financial System from Panics

Hal S. Scott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034371
eISBN:
9780262332156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034371.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The Dodd–Frank Act of 2010 was intended to reform financial policies in order to prevent another massive crisis such as the financial meltdown of 2008. Dodd–Frank is largely premised on the diagnosis ... More

Financing Innovation in the United States, 1870 to the Present

Financing Innovation in the United States, 1870 to the Present

Naomi R Lamoreaux and Kenneth L Sokoloff (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122894
eISBN:
9780262277884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122894.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Although technological change is vital for economic growth, the interaction of finance and technological innovation is rarely studied. This book examines the ways in which innovation is funded in the ... More

Lives of the LaureatesTwenty-three Nobel Economists

Lives of the Laureates: Twenty-three Nobel Economists

Roger W. Spencer and David A. Macpherson (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027960
eISBN:
9780262325868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027960.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book is an informal history of modern economic thought as told through autobiographical chapters by twenty-three Nobel Prize laureates in Economics. The chapters not only provide unique insights ... More

Trade and PovertyWhen the Third World Fell Behind

Trade and Poverty: When the Third World Fell Behind

Jeffrey G. Williamson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015158
eISBN:
9780262295727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015158.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Today’s wide economic gap between the postindustrial countries of the West and the poorer countries of the third world is not new. Fifty years ago, the world economic order — two hundred years in the ... More

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