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Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Gordon L. Clark, Adam D. Dixon, and Ashby H. B. Monk

Abstract

Recent market turmoil, bank runs, global equities sell-off, and the ‘credit crunch’ have demonstrated the sophisticated and interconnected nature of financial markets today — seemingly localized problems have quickly spread, putting at risk the solvency of both local and global financial institutions. As these markets are increasingly complex, interconnected, and embedded in the daily lives of individuals, there is a pressing need to unravel and understand the complexities and prospects of this new and transformative social, political, and geographical paradigm. This book brings together a gro ... More

Keywords: global finance, risk management, bank runs, credit crunch, financial risk

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199557431
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gordon L. Clark, editor
Professor and Head of Department, Oxford University Centre for the Environment
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Adam D. Dixon, editor
Doctoral Candidate, Oxford University Centre for the Environment

Ashby H. B. Monk, editor
Research Associate, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, and Post-Doctoral Fellow at Boston College's Centre for Retirement Research.
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