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The Resource Finance and the good society, Robert J. Shiller

Finance and the good society, Robert J. Shiller

Label
Finance and the good society
Title
Finance and the good society
Statement of responsibility
Robert J. Shiller
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that finance should be defined not merely as the manipulation of money or the management of risk but as the stewardship of society's assets, and that new ways to rechannel financial creativity to benefit society as a whole are needed
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
332
Index
index present
LC call number
HG171
LC item number
.S52 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Finance and the good society, Robert J. Shiller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-272) and index
Contents
Chief executive officers -- Investment managers -- Bankers -- Investment bankers -- Mortgage lenders and securitizers -- Traders and market makers -- Insurers -- Market designers and financial engineers -- Derivatives providers -- Lawyers and financial advisers -- Lobbyists -- Regulators -- Accountants and auditors -- Educators -- Public goods financiers -- Policy makers in charge of stabilizing the economy -- Trustees and nonprofit managers -- Philanthropists -- Finance, mathematics, and beauty -- Categorizing people : financiers versus artists and other idealists -- An impulse for risk taking -- An impulse for conventionality and familiarity -- Debt and leverage -- Some unfortunate incentives to sleaziness inherent in finance -- The significance of financial speculation -- Speculative bubbles and their costs to society -- Inequality and injustice -- Problems with philanthropy -- The dispersal of ownership of capital -- The great illusion : then and now
Control code
ocn761851056
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 288 p.
Isbn
9780691154886
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011053481
System control number
  • (OCoLC)761851056
  • (OCoLC)761851056
Label
Finance and the good society, Robert J. Shiller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-272) and index
Contents
Chief executive officers -- Investment managers -- Bankers -- Investment bankers -- Mortgage lenders and securitizers -- Traders and market makers -- Insurers -- Market designers and financial engineers -- Derivatives providers -- Lawyers and financial advisers -- Lobbyists -- Regulators -- Accountants and auditors -- Educators -- Public goods financiers -- Policy makers in charge of stabilizing the economy -- Trustees and nonprofit managers -- Philanthropists -- Finance, mathematics, and beauty -- Categorizing people : financiers versus artists and other idealists -- An impulse for risk taking -- An impulse for conventionality and familiarity -- Debt and leverage -- Some unfortunate incentives to sleaziness inherent in finance -- The significance of financial speculation -- Speculative bubbles and their costs to society -- Inequality and injustice -- Problems with philanthropy -- The dispersal of ownership of capital -- The great illusion : then and now
Control code
ocn761851056
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 288 p.
Isbn
9780691154886
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011053481
System control number
  • (OCoLC)761851056
  • (OCoLC)761851056

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