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The Resource Fragile by design : the political origins of banking crises and scarce credit, Charles W. Calomiris and Stephen H. Haber

Fragile by design : the political origins of banking crises and scarce credit, Charles W. Calomiris and Stephen H. Haber

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Fragile by design : the political origins of banking crises and scarce credit
Title
Fragile by design
Title remainder
the political origins of banking crises and scarce credit
Statement of responsibility
Charles W. Calomiris and Stephen H. Haber
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Dewey number
332.109
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HG1561
LC item number
.C35 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Princeton economic history of the Western world
Label
Fragile by design : the political origins of banking crises and scarce credit, Charles W. Calomiris and Stephen H. Haber
Link
http://site.ebrary.com/lib/byuprovo/docDetail.action?docID=10801306
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Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 507-548) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. No banks without states, and no states without banks -- If stable and efficient banks are such a good idea, why are they so rare? -- The game of bank bargains -- Tools of conquest and survival: why states need banks -- Privileges with burdens: war, empire, and the monopoly structure of English banking -- Banks and democracy: Britain in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries -- 2. The cost of banker-populist alliances: the United States versus Canada -- Crippled by populism: U.S. banking from colonial times to 1990 -- The new U.S. bank bargain: megabanks, urban activists, and the erosion of mortgage standards -- Leverage, regulatory failure, and the subprime crisis -- Durable partners: politics and banking in Canada -- 3. Authoritarianism, democratic transitions, and the game of bank bargains -- Mexico: chaos makes cronyism look good -- When autocracy fails: banking and politics in Mexico since 1982 -- Inflation machines: banking and state finance in imperial Brazil -- The democratic consequences of inflation-tax banking in Brazil -- 4. Going beyond structural narratives -- Traveling to other places: is our sample representative? -- Reality is a plague on many houses
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400849925
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn889271665
Label
Fragile by design : the political origins of banking crises and scarce credit, Charles W. Calomiris and Stephen H. Haber
Link
http://site.ebrary.com/lib/byuprovo/docDetail.action?docID=10801306
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 507-548) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. No banks without states, and no states without banks -- If stable and efficient banks are such a good idea, why are they so rare? -- The game of bank bargains -- Tools of conquest and survival: why states need banks -- Privileges with burdens: war, empire, and the monopoly structure of English banking -- Banks and democracy: Britain in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries -- 2. The cost of banker-populist alliances: the United States versus Canada -- Crippled by populism: U.S. banking from colonial times to 1990 -- The new U.S. bank bargain: megabanks, urban activists, and the erosion of mortgage standards -- Leverage, regulatory failure, and the subprime crisis -- Durable partners: politics and banking in Canada -- 3. Authoritarianism, democratic transitions, and the game of bank bargains -- Mexico: chaos makes cronyism look good -- When autocracy fails: banking and politics in Mexico since 1982 -- Inflation machines: banking and state finance in imperial Brazil -- The democratic consequences of inflation-tax banking in Brazil -- 4. Going beyond structural narratives -- Traveling to other places: is our sample representative? -- Reality is a plague on many houses
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400849925
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn889271665

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