Handbook of Safeguarding Global Financial Stability: Political, Social, Cultural, and Economic Theories and Models

Handbook of Safeguarding Global Financial Stability: Political, Social, Cultural, and Economic Theories and Models

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Political and social forces exert pressure on our globalized economy in many forms, from formal and informal policies tofinancial theories and technical models. Our efforts toshape and direct these forces to preserve financial stability reveal much about the ways we perceive the financial economy. The Handbook of Safeguarding Global Financial Stability

Overview

Political and social forces exert pressure on our globalized economy in many forms, from formal and informal policies tofinancial theories and technical models. Our efforts toshape and direct these forces to preserve financial stability reveal much about the ways we perceive the financial economy. The Handbook of Safeguarding Global Financial Stability examines our political economy, particularly the ways in which these forces inhabit ourinstitutions, strategies, and tactics. As economies expand and contract, these forces also determinethe ways we supervise and regulate. Thishigh-level examination of the global political economyincludes articles about specific countries, crises, and international systems as well as broad articles about major concepts and trends..

  • Substantial articles by top scholars sets this volume apart from other information sources
  • Diverse international perspectives result in new opportunities for analysis and research
  • Rapidly developing subjectswill interest readers well into the future

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"The Handbook of Safeguarding Global Financial Stability provides an essential resource for an integrated perspective on financial stability, incorporating advanced analysis that surpasses immediate reactions to the Global Financial Crisis. The views of key policymakers and accomplished scholars are brought together to illuminate financial stability from the perspective of the political economy, economic models, and regulatory functions."

—Heidi Mandanis Schooner, The Catholic University of America

"This book combines high academic expertise and practitioners' insights into the Global Financial Crisis. It isthe kind of the bookwelcomed byacademicians, practitioners, and policy makers who want to understand not only the complexity of thisCrisis but financial crises in general."

—Roman Matousek, London Metropolitan Business School

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123978752
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
11/30/2012
Pages:
754
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Gerard Caprio is William Brough Professor of Economics and Chair, Center for Development Economics at Williams College. He has served as the Head of Financial Sector Policy at The World Bank and Vice President and Head of Global Economics at J.P. Morgan.

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