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Banking Regulation and Globalization
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Banking Regulation and Globalization

Andreas Busch

Abstract

Does globalization erode the nation state's capacity to act? Are nation states forced to change their policies even if this goes against the democratic will of their electorates? How does government action change under conditions of globalization? Questions like these have not only featured highly in political debates in recent years, but also in academic discourse. This book contributes to that debate. The general question it addresses is whether globalization leads to policy convergence — a central, but contested topic in the debate, as theoretical arguments can be advanced both in favour of ... More

Keywords: policy convergence, case studies, United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, financial markets, banking industry, globalization process, regulatory policy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199218813
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218813.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andreas Busch, author
Reader in European Politics, University of Oxford and Official Fellow in Politics, Hertford College, Oxford.
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