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The origins of value

the financial innovations that created modern capital markets

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This edition published in by Oxford University Press in Oxford, . New York.

Written in English

404 pages

"From the invention of interest in Mesopotamia and the origin of paper money in China, to the creation of mutual funds, inflation-indexed bonds, and global financial securities, here is a sweeping survey of financial innovations that have changed the world." "Written by a distinguished group of experts and illustrated with over one hundred color photographs of landmark financial documents (including the first paper money), The Origins of Value traces the evolution of finance through 4,000 years of history. Readers see how and why many of our most important financial tools and institutions - loans, interest rates, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, the corporation, and the New York Stock Exchange, to name a few - came into being."--BOOK JACKET

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"From the invention of interest in Mesopotamia and the origin of paper money in China, to the creation of mutual funds, inflation-indexed bonds, and global financial securities, here is a sweeping survey of financial innovations that have changed the world." "Written by a distinguished group of experts and illustrated with over one hundred color photographs of landmark financial documents (including the first paper money), The Origins of Value traces the evolution of finance through 4,000 years of history. Readers see how and why many of our most important financial tools and institutions - loans, interest rates, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, the corporation, and the New York Stock Exchange, to name a few - came into being."--BOOK JACKET

The origins of value

the financial innovations that created modern capital markets

This edition published in by Oxford University Press in Oxford, . New York.


Edition Description

"From the invention of interest in Mesopotamia and the origin of paper money in China, to the creation of mutual funds, inflation-indexed bonds, and global financial securities, here is a sweeping survey of financial innovations that have changed the world." "Written by a distinguished group of experts and illustrated with over one hundred color photographs of landmark financial documents (including the first paper money), The Origins of Value traces the evolution of finance through 4,000 years of history. Readers see how and why many of our most important financial tools and institutions - loans, interest rates, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, the corporation, and the New York Stock Exchange, to name a few - came into being."--BOOK JACKET

Table of Contents

The invention of interest : Sumerian loans -- Marc van de Mieroop
Roman shares -- Ulrike Malmendier
How business was conducted on the Chinese silk road during the Tang Dynasty, 618-907. Part 1. The resolution of an international dispute on the silk road ca. 670 -- Valerie Hansen ; Part II. Records from a seventh-century pawnshop in China / -- Valerie Hansen and Ana Mata-Fink
The origins of paper money in China -- Richard von Glahn
Paying in paper : a government voucher from the southern Song -- William N. Goetzmann and Elisabeth Köll
From tallies and chirographs to Franklin's printing press at Passy : the evolution of the technology of financial claims -- William N. Goetzmann and Laura Williams
Fibonacci and the financial revolution -- William N. Goetzmann
Bonds and governement debt in Italian city-states, 1250-1650 -- Luciano Pezzolo
Venture shares of the Dutch East India Company -- Larry Neal
Perpetuities in the stream of history : a paying instrument form the golden age of Dutch finance -- William N. Goetzmann and K. Geert Rouwenhorst
Amsterdam as the cradle of modern futures trading and options trading, 1550-1650 -- Oscar Gelderblom and Joost Jonker
Annuities in early modern Europe -- James M. Poterba
John Law : innovating theorist and policymaker -- Antoin E. Murphy
The invention of inflation-indexed bonds in early America -- Robert J. Shiller
The origins of mutual funds -- K. Geert Rouwenhorst
Transatlantic paper and the emergence of the American capital market -- Ned W. Downing
The origins of the New York stock exchange -- Richard Sylla
The first "Eurobonds" : the Rothschilds and the financing of the Holy Alliance, 1818-1822 -- Niall Ferguson
German debt in the twentieth century -- Timothy W. Guinnane
King Leopold's bonds-- Robert Harms.

Edition Notes

"This book is given by Wes Dawson in honor of Anne K. Dawson"--Bookplate.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-394) and index.

Classifications

Library of Congress
HG171 .O74 2005, HG171

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Pagination
xii, 404 p. :
Number of pages
404

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL15590448M
ISBN 10
0195175719
ISBN 13
9780195175714
LC Control Number
2005002394
OCLC/WorldCat
57579411
Goodreads
22457

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