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The Role of Finance

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  • GLENN STEVENS

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This article was delivered as the 2010 Shann Memorial Lecture at the University of Western Australia on 17 August 2010. It charts a brief history of the development of finance, before focusing on the regulatory response and issues arising from the financial turbulence of recent years.

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  • Glenn Stevens, 2011. "The Role of Finance," The Economic Record, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 87(276), pages 1-10, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:ecorec:v:87:y:2011:i:276:p:1-10
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    G01 ; G18 ; G28 ; N20 ;

    JEL classification:

    • G01 - Financial Economics - - General - - - Financial Crises
    • G18 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • G28 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • N20 - Economic History - - Financial Markets and Institutions - - - General, International, or Comparative

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