Financial Institutions And Markets: The Financial Crisis: An Early Retrospective

Hardcover | November 15, 2010

EditorGeorge G. Kaufman

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This book is a collection of research papers that contribute to the understanding of ongoing developments in financial institutions and markets both in the United States and globally, including an in-depth look at topics such as universal access, cost recovery, and payment services; the transparency of global monetary policy; and the crisis of financial regulation.

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This book is a collection of research papers that contribute to the understanding of ongoing developments in financial institutions and markets both in the United States and globally, including an in-depth look at topics such as universal access, cost recovery, and payment services; the transparency of global monetary policy; and the c...

George Kaufman is Professor of Business Administration, Loyola University, Chicago. Robert R. Bliss is Professor, Calloway School of Business and Accountancy, Wake Forest University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:284 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.69 inPublished:November 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230108350

ISBN - 13:9780230108356

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FINANCIAL CRISES ACROSS COUNTRIES * Banking from Riches to Rags: Ignoring the Supervisory Red Flags and Thwarting Prompt Corrective Action--Gillian G. H. Garcia * Too Much Right Can Make a Wrong: Setting the Stage for the US Financial Crisis--Richard Rosen * The UK Banking Crisis--Phil Molyneux * The Sub-Prime Crisis, the Credit Crunch and Bank 'Failure': an Assessment of the UK Authorities' Response--Maximillian Hall * Crisis and Financial Regulation: The Evidence from Spain--Santiago Carbó Valverde * Basel II Has Been a Costly Distraction on the Road to Minimizing the Societal Cost of Bank Failures and Financial Crisis--George G. Kaufman * Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the Future of Federal Housing Finance Policy: A Study of Regulatory Privilege--David J. Reiss * OTHER ISSUES IN FINANCIAL REGULATION * Uncertainty and Transparency of Monetary Policy--Giorgio Di Giorgio and Guido Tra?cante * Privatization and governance regulation in frontier emerging markets: The case of Romania--Gilles Chemla, Adrian Pop, and Diana Pop * Universal Access, Cost Recovery, and Payment Services--Sujit Chakravorti, Jeffery W. Gunther, and Robert R. Moore * Estimating the Worldwide Volume of Counterfeit U.S. Currency: Data and Extrapolation--Ruth Judson and Richard Porter

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“In the first great financial crisis of the 21st century, when markets stalled, policies surged. This volume crisply lays out responses to the crisis in the U.S. and elsewhere. But it does much more. It also shows how, before the crisis, while markets sprinted ahead, policies observed. And, therein it signals how widely and deeply blame will come to be apportioned. The crisply written chapters  give a tour of how different sectors and different countries got into, and through, the most perilous episode in our economic and financial lives.”  --James A. Wilcox, UC Berkeley"...artfully exposes the diverse roots of the crisis and explains how and why US and EU regulators failed to stop its spread."  --Edward J. Kane, Professor of Finance at Boston College“A valuable addition to the literature on financial crises…highly recommended.” --Choice