The Evolution of Nordic Finance

Hardcover | January 15, 2011

bySteffen Andersen

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The book describes the birth and growth of financial institutions and stock exchanges in Scandinavia and Finland from 1656 to 2010, including their banking crises and the history of banking regulation. It argues that quantitative regulations cannot, in the long run, produce the desired results and bear the seeds of future financial crises.

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The book describes the birth and growth of financial institutions and stock exchanges in Scandinavia and Finland from 1656 to 2010, including their banking crises and the history of banking regulation. It argues that quantitative regulations cannot, in the long run, produce the desired results and bear the seeds of future financial cri...

STEFFEN E. ANDERSEN specializes in monetary theory and policy, and economic history. He has worked for the Federation of Danish Industries, and Danish and foreign banks. Past positions include Head of Nordic Credits, and Senior Adviser to the Management of the Nordic operations of a German bank. He has written various books on the Dan...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 8.88 × 5.64 × 0.94 inPublished:January 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230241557

ISBN - 13:9780230241558

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Table of Contents

Introduction: What's it all About?
Sweden-Finland, 1650-1814: Wilderness Replaced by Confusion
Denmark-Norway in the Age of Globalization, 1736-1814
Denmark, 1814-1918: A Dismembered Country
Finland, 1809-1917: A Changed World
Norway, 1814-1918: From Province to Nationhood
Sweden, 1814-1916: First Banking Acts in the Nordics
Denmark, 1918-2010: Towards Financial Abyss and Back
Finland, 1918-2010: A Quick Adaptor
Norway, 1918-2010: Saved by the North Sea
Sweden: Too Good to Be True. 1918-2009
A Few Reflections