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Financial Institutions and Markets

  • Meeghan Rogers
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Economic History book series (PEHS)

Abstract

The financial services industry plays a major role in the economy by making it possible for households, companies and governments to access capital. Examining the characteristics and behaviours of financial institutions and markets in the past aids in understanding contemporary market changes, informs corporate policies and leads to better regulations. Long-run and historical analysis can also provide insights into a wide range of modern financial puzzles.

JEL Classification

G12 G21 G32 N20 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Meeghan Rogers
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  1. 1.State University of New York at FarmingdaleNew YorkUSA

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