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The Origins and development of financial markets and institutions: from the seventeenth century to the present

Author: Atack, Jeremy ; Neal, LarryPublisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP) 2009.Language: EnglishDescription: 472 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780521895170Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The Origins and Development of Financial Markets and Institutions From the Seventeenth Century to the Present Contents page ix xii xv xxi List of figures List of tables List of contributors Preface and acknowledgments 1. Financial innovations and crises: The view backwards from Northern Rock JEREMY ATACK 1 2. 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 32 3. 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 71 4. Was John Law's System a bubble? The Mississippi Bubble revisited FRANÇOIS R. VELDE 99 5. Sir George Caswall vs. the Duke of Portland: Financial contracta and litigation in the wake of the South Sea Bubble GARY S. SHEA 121 6. The bell jar: Commercial interest rates between two revolutions, 1688-1789 MARC FLANDREAU, CHRISTOPHE GALIMARD, CLEMENS JOBST AND PILAR NOGUÉS-MARCO 161 7. Comparing the UK and US financial systems, 1790-1830 RICHARD SYLLA 209 8. Natural experiments in financial reform in the nineteenth century: The Davis and Gallman analysis LARRY NEAL 241 9. 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 262 10. Anticipating the stock market crash of 1929: The view from the floor of the stock exchange EUGENE N. WHITE 294 11. The development of "non-traditional" open market operations: Lessons from FDR's silver purchase program RICHARD C.K. BURDEKIN AND MARC D. WEIDENMIER 319 12. The interwar shocks to US­Cuban trade relations: A view through sugar company stock price data ALAN DYE AND RICHARD SICOTTE 345 13. Central bank reaction functions during the inter-war gold standard: A view from the periphery KIRSTEN WANDSCHNEIDER 388 14. When do stock market booms occur? The macroeconomic and policy environments of twentieth century booms MICHAEL D. BORDO AND DAVID C. WHEELOCK 416 450 465 15. Lessons from history for the twenty-first century LARRY NEAL Index

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