The Origins of International Banking in Asia

  The Origins of International Banking in Asia. The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries Edited by Shizuya Nishimura, Toshio Suzuki, and Ranald C. Michie Without a means of crediting and debiting accounts worldwide and the non-physical transfer of funds, the rapid global economic integration of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries would have been impossible. It... Continue Reading →

The Oxford Handbook of Banking and Financial History

The Oxford Handbook of Banking and Financial History Edited by Youssef Cassis, Richard S. Grossman, and Catherine R. Schenk The financial crisis of 2008 aroused widespread interest in banking and financial history among policy makers, academics, journalists, and even bankers, in addition to the wider public. References in the press to the term 'Great Depression'... Continue Reading →

WEHC2018

The World Economic History Conference 2018 will take place July 29th – August 3rd 2018 in historic Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts. The call for paper proposal rounds have already been closed, but WEHC now has a Call for poster submissions

Doughnut Economics

In Doughnut economics Kate Raworth criticizes “rational” economics by presenting a new economic model that is fit for the 21st century – one in which a doughnut-shaped compass points the way to human progress. Doughnut Economics promises to reframe and redraw the future of economics for a new generation.

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