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Surviving large losses : financial crises, the middle class, and the development of capital markets

Author: Philip T Hoffman; Gilles Postel-Vinay; Jean-Laurent Rosenthal
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Listen to a short interview with Philip T. Hoffman Host: Chris Gondek] Producer: Heron & Crane Financial disasters often have long-range institutional consequences. When financial institutions--banks, insurance companies, brokerage firms, stock exchanges--collapse, new ones take their place, and these changes shape markets for decades or even generations. "Surviving Large Losses" explains why such financial crises  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hoffman, Philip T., 1947-
Surviving large losses.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006041275
(OCoLC)76167627
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip T Hoffman; Gilles Postel-Vinay; Jean-Laurent Rosenthal
ISBN: 9780674038714 0674038711 0674036360 9780674036369
OCLC Number: 435488673
Language Note: In English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Nominated for Allan Sharlin Memorial Award 2008
Description: 1 online resource (263 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. The political economy of financial crises --
2. Information and crises --
3. Crises and the middle class --
4. What happens after crises --
5. Financial intermediaries and the demand for change --
6. Governments and the demand for reform --
Conclusion : The lessons of history --
Notes --
References --
Index.
Responsibility: Philip T. Hoffman, Gilles Postel-Vinay, Jean-Laurent Rosenthal.
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When financial institutions collapse, new ones take their place, shaping markets for generations to come. This book explains why financial crises occur, why their effects last so long, and what  Read more...

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