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Capital Mobilization and Regional Financial Markets

The Pacific Coast States, 1850-1920, 1st Edition

By Kerry Odell

Routledge

234 pages

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Originally published in 1992, Capital Mobilization and Regional Financial Markets, argues that barriers to financial flows within regions may be as important in affecting capital flows as interregional barriers. The book conjectures that regional markets allow efficient mobilization of local funds and develops an analytical framework to motivate an investigation of region financial development in the Pacific Coast states between 1850 and 1920.

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgements

1. Introduction

2. The Missing Geography of Capital Markets

3. Conceptualizing Regional Financial Markets

4. Capital Growth in the Pacific Region

5. San Francisco and its Institutional Network

6. Testing the Market Integration Hypothesis

7. Conjectures and Conclusions

Appendix of Figures

Bibliography

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Financial Markets

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1970 and 1996, draw together research by leading academics in the area of economic and financial markets, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine the stock exchange, capital cities as financial centres, international capital, the financial system, bond duration, security market indices and artificial intelligence applications on Wall Street, whilst also exploring the general principles and practices of financial markets in various countries. This set will be of particular interest to students of economics and finance respectively.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS027000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Finance
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General