The Swedish Financial Revolution

Hardcover | March 15, 2010

EditorAnders Ögren

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How did Sweden go from a financially backward country to one with a well functioning financial system? Why did this financial revolution occur after the mid-nineteenth century and not before? This book discusses the role of politics and economics in this change and what it means for economic development, market integration and financial crises.

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How did Sweden go from a financially backward country to one with a well functioning financial system? Why did this financial revolution occur after the mid-nineteenth century and not before? This book discusses the role of politics and economics in this change and what it means for economic development, market integration and financia...

ANDERS ÖGREN is Assistant Professor at EHFF Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden, and Associated Researcher at EconomiX Université de Paris Ouest Nanterre, France, and UCBH Uppsala University, Sweden. His main research interests are financial and monetary history on which he has published in several international journals.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9.82 × 5.66 × 0.76 inPublished:March 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230234046

ISBN - 13:9780230234048

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
The Swedish Financial Revolution: An In-Depth Study; A.Ögren
The Early Modern Financial System and the Informal Credit Market; K.Nyberg
The Revolution of a Market for Household Savers, 1820-1910; K.Lilja
The Growth and Characteristics of Bank Lending, 1860–1910; T.Petersson
The Modernization of the Bank of Sweden, 1850–1880; A.Ögren
The Evolution of Secondary Financial Markets, 1820-1920; H.Lindgren
Financial Market Integration, 1830–1890; H.Lobell
Incorporation and Financial Modernization; O.Broberg
The Financial Revolution and the Insurance Industry; M.Lönnborg & M.Olsson
The State and the Financial System - Regulation and Regime Change around 1900; M.Larsson
Institutional Clash and Financial Fragility: Sweden's Financial Crises; H.Sjögren & S.Knutsen
What We Can Learn from the Swedish Financial Revolution: An International Comparison; A.Ögren & R.Sylla
Notes
Bibliography
Index