Finance and the Enterprise

Finance and the Enterprise

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This book discusses the impact of finance on the growth and performance of businesses in the long run with particular reference to economic theory and history, drawing on examples from the US, Japan and Europe. It focuses on the roles of regulation, institutions and organizations in shaping different financial systems. The book emphasizes the strategic role of regulation in the study of markets and institutions; links finance to performance and behaviour; and analyzes the historical evolution of financial systems in developed countries.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 22.86mm | 595g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0127754202
  • 9780127754208

Table of contents

Introduction. Theoretical Foundations: Information, Finance, And Markets: The Architecture of Allocative Mechanisms. Corporate Organization, Finance, And Innovation. Historical Taxonomies: Financial History in the Age of Industrialization. Finance and Corporate Evolution in Five Industrial Economies 1900-1950. Historical Patterns of Finance in Great Britain. The Effects of Bank Regulation on the Financing of American Business 1860-1960. Japan's Financial System and Industrial Revolution. Current Trends: Alternative Financial Systems in Industrial Economies 1970-1985. National Specificities and Current Tendencies in Financial Systems. Index.
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