Book 2012

The Financial Systems of Industrial Countries

Evidence from Financial Accounts


ISBN: 978-3-642-23110-0 (Print) 978-3-642-23111-7 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-14

    Financial Systems: Introduction and Summary

  3. Chapter

    Pages 15-49

    The Origins of Financial Accounts in the United States and Italy: Copeland, Baffi and the Institutions

  4. Chapter

    Pages 51-89

    Private Sector Debt Matters Too: Theoretical Perspectives on Credit and the Building of Financial Accounts

  5. Chapter

    Pages 91-125

    Household Wealth in a Cross-Country Perspective

  6. Chapter

    Pages 127-156

    Should Household Wealth and Government Liabilities Include Future Pension Rights?

  7. Chapter

    Pages 157-182

    Financial Sector Dynamics and Firms’ Capital Structure

  8. Chapter

    Pages 183-215

    Convergence of Financial Structures in Europe: An Application of Factorial Matrices Analysis

  9. Chapter

    Pages 217-247

    The Effects of Monetary Policy in the Euro Area: First Results from the Flow of Funds

  10. Chapter

    Pages 249-274

    Imbalances in Household, Firm, Public and Foreign Sector Balance Sheets in the 2000s: A Case of “I Told You So”?