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The Global Stock Market: Issuers, Investors, and Intermediaries in an Uneven World

Dariusz Wójcik

Abstract

This book explores the geographical constitution and footprint of stock markets to contribute to broader debate on the role of stock markets in the global economy. Mainstream financial economics treats stock markets as consisting of anonymous actors interacting in space with no friction of distance or any other significance of geography. This book challenges this view, focusing on stock markets consisting of issuers, investors, and intermediaries that have locations and relate to each other in a real space of regions, cities, and countries. It uses insights from economic geography, financial e ... More

Keywords: stock market, globalization, issuers, investors, intermediaries, exchanges, information, financial centres, networks, uneven development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199592180
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592180.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dariusz Wójcik, author
Lecturer at the School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University, and Fellow of St. Peter's College Oxford
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