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Toward a supply-side theory of financial innovation

  • Awrey, Dan
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    Innovation. The word is evocative of ideas, products and processes which have somehow made the world a better place. Prior to the global financial crisis, many viewed financial innovation as unequivocally falling into this category. Underpinning this view was a pervasive belief in the self-correcting nature of markets and their consequent optimality as mechanisms for allocating society’s resources. This belief exerted a profound influence on how we regulated financial markets and institutions.

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    Volume (Year): 41 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 401-419

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