Coping with Crisis: International Financial Institutions in the Interwar Period

Hardcover | November 17, 2004

EditorMakoto Kasuya

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A comparative examination of financial institutions in the interwar period focusing on the UK, the US, Germany, France, and Japan. In this latest addition to the prestigious Fuji Business History series, the contributors to the volume analyse the ways in which different institutions coped withthe financial crises at this time, and how they competed with each other. They also ask how this affected the financial climates of the countries in question. The discussion is divided into three parts: commercial banking, universal banking, and insurance and securities.

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A comparative examination of financial institutions in the interwar period focusing on the UK, the US, Germany, France, and Japan. In this latest addition to the prestigious Fuji Business History series, the contributors to the volume analyse the ways in which different institutions coped withthe financial crises at this time, and how ...

Makoto Kasuya is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, University of Tokyo. His research interests lie in the emergence of modern businesses in Japan, in particular banking and foreign trading.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:252 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.76 inPublished:November 17, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199259313

ISBN - 13:9780199259311

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Makoto Kasuya: IntroductionPart I: Commercial Banking1. Youssef Cassis: European Bankers in the Interwar Years2. Michael Collins: British Commercial Bank Support for the Business Sector and the Pressure for Change3. Eugene White: The New Deal and Commercial Banking Lending4. Shinji Ogura: Mitsui Bank's Lending Policy in Transition in the Interwar YearsPart II: Universal Banking5. Eric Bussiere: The French 'Banques d'Affaires' in the Interwar Period6. Harald Wixforth: The German Banks and their Business Strategies inthe Weimar Republic: Preliminary results and new findingsPart III: Insurance and Securities7. Mariko Tatsuki: How Japanese Life Insurance Companies Coped with a Controlled Economy8. Edwin Perkins: Growth Stocks for Middle-Class Investors: Merrill Lynch and Co., 1914-419. Makoto Kasuya: Securities Markets and a Securities Company in Interwar Japan: The case of Yamaichi