Financial Crises: Identification, Forecasting and Effects on Transition Economies


Cooper A. Hawthorne (Editor)

Series: Global Recession – Causes, Impacts and Remedies
BISAC: BUS068000

In this book, the authors present topical research in the study of the identification, forecasting and effects on transition economies relating to financial crises events. Topics discussed include the relation between the financial health of local governments and the socioeconomic environment in periods of expansion and economic crisis in Spain; age differentials and the impact of the financial crisis on social relationships; what Asia and Europe did to fight the financial crisis; determinants of firm performance during and after the 2008-09 financial crisis in Europe and Central Asia; a survey of country versus industry effects in international equity returns; the Chinese economy in transition; Iceland’s financial crisis; an empirical exploration of the causes of the 2008 financial crisis; the constitution of financial uncertainties during the Greek sovereign debt crisis; and the correlation and network structure of international financial markets in times of crisis. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


The Relation between the Financial Health of Local Governments and the Socioeconomic Environment in Periods of Expansion and Economic Crisis in Spain
(Roberto Cabaleiro Casal, Enrique J. Buch Gómez, University of Vigo, Department of Financial Economics and Accounting, Vigo, Spain)

Age Differentials in the Impact of the Financial Crisis on Social Relationships
(Chau-kiu Cheung, City University of Hong Kong, China)

What did Asia and Europe Do to Fight the Financial Crisis?
(Petr Blizkovsky, General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union, and Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore)

Determinants of Firm Performance during and After the 2008-09 Financial Crisis in Europe and Central Asia
(George R.G. Clarke, Aparna Gosavi, Division of International Banking and Finance Studies, A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, Texas, USA, and others)

A Survey of Country versus Industry Effects in International Equity Returns
(Ye Bai, Business School, University of Nottingham, U.K.)

Chinese Economy on Transition
(Liang-Xin Li, Business School, Hunan International Economics University, Hunan, Changsha, China)

Lessons Not Learned – Iceland‘s Financial Crisis Compared to the Nordic Countries
(Mar Wolfgang Mixa, Throstur Olaf Sigurjonsson, Reykjavik University, Iceland, and others)

An Empirical Exploration of the Causes of the 2008 Financial Crisis
(Eduardo Acosta-González, Fernando Fernández-Rodríguez, Simón Sosvilla-Rivero Fernando, Department of Quantitative Methods, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Campus de Tafira, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, and others)

Seeing Like a Credit Rating Agency: The Constitution of Financial Uncertainties During the Greek Sovereign Debt Crisis
(Grégoire Mallard, Pierre Pénet, Department of Sociology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA, and others)

Correlation and Network Structure of International Financial Markets in Times of Crisis
(Leonidas Sandoval Junior, Insper, Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa, Brazil)


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