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Financial Market RegulationFinancial Market Regulation

Topic: Legislation & Regulation
Author: Tatom, John A. (Editor)
Date: February 2011
Description: 2011, XVIII, 240 p. 6 illus., Hardcover, Springer/Networks Financial Institute
ISBN: 978-1-4419-6636-0

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What role should regulation play in financial markets? What have been the ramifications of financial regulation? To answer these and other questions regarding the efficacy of legislation on financial markets, this book examines the impact of the Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLBA), also called the Financial Modernization Act of 1999, which fundamentally changed the financial landscape in the United States.

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Research@ScottResearch@Scott

Topic: Legislation & Regulation
Author: Networks Financial Institute (Editor)
Date: February 2011

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As the second decade of the 21st century gets underway, how will the financial services industry evolve? Will innovation or stagnation characterize the marketplace? Is greater regulation a natural consequence of the near-failure of financial markets? Some experts argue the financial services industry is at a crossroads and that regulation is poised to move in new directions. Others in the industry argue the financial services sector is mired in regulatory paralysis. Regardless of the perspective, no one can dispute that the industry is likely to be at the center of monetary and fiscal policy debate for years to come.

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Improving Financial LiteracyImproving Financial Literacy and Reshaping Financial Behavior: Research Papers and Perspectives

Topic: Financial Literacy
Author: Networks Financial Institute (Editor)
Date: November 2009

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This conference brought together our work in promoting financial literacy and in thought leadership. NFI is a primary source for objective and applied research within the financial services industry, and, as such, aims to promote and improve academic research on financial literacy and improving financial behavior.

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In Search of Effective Corporate GovernnanceIn Search of Effective Corporate Governance

Topic: Industry performance and regulation
Author: Networks Financial Institute (Editor)
Date: November 2007

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Government regulation of corporate governance has taken major and controversial strides forward since the crisis of corporate governance and scandals that contributed to the high-tech boom of the 1990s.

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The Health Care Financing BombThe Health Care Financing Bomb

Topic: Health Care Reform Policy
Author: Networks Financial Institute (Editor)
Date: August 2006

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Networks Financial Institute sponsored a Financial Forum, The Health Care Financing Bomb: Where's the Money (or the Solution)?, on August 29, 2006 in Indianapolis to discuss this problem and possible solutions to the health care funding debacle. Leading national experts presented papers on the extent, source and possible solutions for the current and future problem of outsized spending and financing of health care.

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Assessing Adult financial Literacy and Why it MattersAssessing Adult Financial Literacy and Why it Matters

Topic: Financial Literacy
Author: Networks Financial Institute (Editor)
Date: March 2006

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This volume is based largely on papers prepared for a Financial Forum held in March 2006 in Indianapolis. This volume includes five articles by panelists who attended the meeting: professor of Finance and Economics at Boston University School of Management; John P. Caskey, Professor of Economics at Swarthmore College; Robert I. Lerman, Professor of Economics at the American University and Senior Fellow at the Urban Institute (his paper is co-authored by Elizabeth Bell, also of the Urban Institute); Annamaria Lusardi, Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College; and Lewis Mandell, Professor of Finance and Managerial Economics at the State University of New York, Buffalo.

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Is Your Bubble About to BurstIs Your Bubble About to Burst?

Topic: Industry performance and regulation
Author: Networks Financial Institute (Editor)
Date: October 2005

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NFI's inaugural Financial Forum, held in October 2005, addressed the outsized increases in U.S. housing prices since 1995. Panelists question whether housing prices constitute a bubble or whether the increases are in line with economic fundamentals. They discuss whether housing price bubbles burst in sudden collapse or deflate slowly and examine the implications of a possible price bubble and its subsequent collapse for the nation’s economy.

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The Social Security Dilemma: When and How It Should Be ReformedThe Social Security Dilemma: When and How It Should Be Reformed

Topic: Industry performance and regulation
Author: Networks Financial Institute (Editor)
Date: October 2005

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NFI sponsored a Social Security-themed Financial Forum in November 2005. Three experts on Social Security reform took part, presenting the articles in this volume. The experts addressed the extent of the insolvency problem, including its cash flow and fiscal implications, not only for Social Security, but for the rest of the federal government as well.

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