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Published on Jan 1, 2015in OUP Catalogue
This book examines the extent to which, and the ways in which, regulatory barriers to trade in banking services can be liberalized under the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The interface between regulation and trade liberalization is one of the foremost issues confronting the multilateral trading system. Although the regulation of services can create impediments to trade, such measures are often not intended to discourage trade but rather to a...
Published on Oct 31, 2019in OUP Catalogue
Fiscal Therapy shows how to make America's economy stronger and fairer by meeting long-term budget challenges while also addressing its short-term need for more investment and better social policy. America is facing a double-edged sword of budget challenges. In the coming decades, rising public debt will hurt our economy, threaten our global leadership, and reduce the living standards of our people. It will require tax increases and spending cuts to bring about a sustainable outcome. At the same...
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Published on Sep 1, 2018in OUP Catalogue
Ross Cranston2
Estimated H-index: 2
This new edition of Principles of Banking Law provides a clear, up-to-date and comprehensive account of the subject, incorporating all significant changes in banking law, regulation and practice that have occurred since the publication of the first edition in 1997. It offers full coverage of all Domestic and International Banking Law topics. Written by a leading figure in the field, this book offers a fresh yet authoritative approach to the subject that renders it a key resource for all those st...
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Published on Jul 26, 2018in OUP Catalogue
No one wants to live in poverty. Few people would want others to do so. Yet, we find ourselves in a situation where millions of people worldwide live in poverty. Indeed, according to the World Bank in 2010, 1.2 billion people lived below the extreme poverty line with an income of US $1.25 or less a day and 2.4 billion lived on less than US $2 a day. Why is that? What has been done about it in the past? And what is being done about it now? In this Very Short Introduction Philip N. Jefferson explo...
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Published on Feb 15, 2018in OUP Catalogue
Timothy Spangler1
Estimated H-index: 1
The new edition of The Law of Private Investment Funds offers a practical analysis of the legal and regulatory issues that arise in connection with the structuring, formation, and operation of private investment funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds, and other non-retail collective investment vehicles. The book provides a unique analysis of these funds on a pan-asset class basis, as well as from a US, UK, and European perspective. The themes of investor protection...
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Published on Jan 1, 2018in OUP Catalogue
This is a book about the risks and rewards of home ownership in the 21st century. Using a range of vivid examples, it shows how housing markets work to concentrate wealth into property, how the role of mortgage markets has changed, and how financial markets have failed to manage the credit and investment risks to which home occupiers are exposed. A clear-sighted view of the problems of the housing economy, Safe as Houses? makes complex economic ideas accessible to an interdisciplinary readership...
Published on Sep 21, 2017in OUP Catalogue
Peter Scott1
Estimated H-index: 1
During the twentieth century 'affluence' (both at the level of the individual household and that of society as a whole) became intimately linked with access to a range of prestige consumer durables. The Market Makers charts the inter-war origins of a process that would eventually transform these features of modern life from being 'luxuries' to 'necessities' for most British families. Peter Scott examines how producers and retailers succeeded in creating 'mass' (though not universal) market for n...
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Published on Aug 17, 2017in OUP Catalogue
Kenneth C. Shadlen14
Estimated H-index: 14
Coalitions and Compliance examines the diverse ways that international changes can reconfigure domestic politics. Since the late 1980s developing countries have come under considerable pressure to revise their intellectual property policies and practices. One area where pressures have been exceptionally controversial is in pharmaceuticals: historically, fearing the costs of providing private property rights over knowledge in this area, developing countries did not grant patents to drugs. Now the...
Published on Jul 1, 2017in OUP Catalogue
Ian Greer12
Estimated H-index: 12
(Cornell University),
Karen Nielsen Breidahl5
Estimated H-index: 5
+ 1 AuthorsFlemming Larsen12
Estimated H-index: 12
Across Europe, market mechanisms are spreading into areas where they did not exist before. In public administration, market governance is displacing other ways of coordinating public services. In social policy, the welfare state is retreating from its historic task of protecting citizens from the discipline of the market. In industrial relations, labor and management are negotiating with an eye to competitiveness, often against new non-union market players. What is marketization, and what are it...
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Published on Jun 29, 2017in OUP Catalogue
Diane-Laure Arjaliès5
Estimated H-index: 5
(UWO: University of Western Ontario),
Philip Grant1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Edin.: University of Edinburgh)
+ 2 AuthorsEkaterina Svetlova4
Estimated H-index: 4
(University of Leicester)
Investment is no longer a matter of individual savers directly choosing which shares or bonds to buy. Rather, most of their money flows through a 'chain': an often extended sequence of intermediaries. What goes on in that chain is of huge importance: The world's investment managers, who are now almost as well paid as top bankers, control assets equivalent in value to around a year of total global economic output. In Chains of Finance, five social scientists discuss the ways in which the intermed...
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