Private Ratings, Public Regulations: Credit Rating Agencies And Global Financial Governance

Hardcover | June 15, 2011

byAndreas Kruck

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Credit rating agencies play a powerful and contentious role in the governance of global financial markets. Introducing an original framework for delegating political authority to private actors, this book explains common trends in the regulatory use of private ratings for public purposes and analyzes regulatory changes after the Financial Crisis.

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Credit rating agencies play a powerful and contentious role in the governance of global financial markets. Introducing an original framework for delegating political authority to private actors, this book explains common trends in the regulatory use of private ratings for public purposes and analyzes regulatory changes after the Financ...

ANDREAS KRUCK is Teaching and Research Associate in International Relations and Global Governance at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany. His research interests include global governance, private actors in world politics and international political economy.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.9 × 5.73 × 0.8 inPublished:June 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230282237

ISBN - 13:9780230282230

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Private Ratings and Public Purposes
The Regulatory Use of Credit Ratings: Overview and Conceptualization
The Theoretical Model: An Embedded Resource Dependence View on Delegation
Explaining Trend and Variation in the Regulatory Use of Credit Ratings
Making Sense of the Role of External Ratings in Basel II
Conclusion and Outlook: After the Crisis
Notes
References