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The origins and development of financial markets and institutions : from the seventeenth century to the present / [edited by Jeremy Atack, Larry Neal
Alternate Title Origin and development of financial markets and institutions
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2009
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 3rd Floor  HG4523 .O74 2009    AVAILABLE
50th Anniversary Gift donated by Philip Ronald Goutman
Subject(s) Financial institutions -- Congresses
Capital market -- Congresses
Banks and banking -- Congresses
Physical Description xxii, 472 p. : ill., ; 24 cm
Note "Most of the papers in this volume ... were presented at a conference on 'The Development of Financial Institutions and Markets, ' held April 28-29, 2006 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ... to celebrate the contributions of Larry Neal upon the occasion of his retirement from active teaching at the University of Illinois"--P. xxi
Contents Financial innovations and crises: the view backwards from Northern Rock / Jeremy Atack -- An economic explanation of the early Bank of Amsterdam, debasement, bills of exchange and the emergence of the first central bank / Stephen Quinn and William Roberds -- With a view to hold: the emergence of institutional investors on the Amsterdam securities market during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries / Oscar Gelderblom and Joost Jonker -- Was John Law's System a bubble? The Mississippi Bubble revisited / François R. Velde -- Sir George Caswall vs. the Duke of Portland: financial contracts and litigation in the wake of the South Sea Bubble / Gary S. Shea -- The bell jar: commercial interest rates between two revolutions, 1688-1789 / Marc Flandreau, Christophe Galimard, Clemens Jobst and Pilar Nogués-Marco -- Comparing the UK and US financial systems, 1790-1830 / Richard Sylla -- Natural experiments in financial reform in the nineteenth century: the Davis and Gallman analysis / Larry Neal -- Regulatory changes and the development of the US banking market, 1870-1914: a study of profit rates and risk in national banks / Richard J. Sullivan -- Anticipating the stock market crash of 1929: the view from the floor of the stock exchange / Eugene N. White -- The development of "non-traditional" open market operations: lessons from FDR's silver purchase program / Richard C.K. Burdekin and Marc D. Weidenmier -- The interwar shocks to US-Cuban trade relations: a view through sugar company stock price data / Alan Dye and Richard Sicotte -- Central bank reaction functions during the inter-war gold standard: a view from the periphery / Kirsten Wandschneider -- When do stock market booms occur? The macroeconomic and policy environments of twentieth century booms / Michael D. Bordo and David C. Wheelock -- Lessons from history for the twenty-first century / Larry Neal
NOTE 50th Anniversary Gift donated by Philip Ronald Goutman
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Alternate Author Atack, Jeremy
Neal, Larry, 1941-

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