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Author Bhide, Amar, 1955-

Title A call for judgment : sensible finance for a dynamic economy / Amar Bhidé
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (x, 353 pages)
Contents Preface; Introduction; I: Ordering the Innovation Game: Beyond Decentralization and Prices; II: Why It Became So; Acknowledgments; Notes; References; Index
Summary Our prosperity requires the enterprise of innumerable individuals and businesses who exercise their imagination and judgment-and bear responsibility for outcomes. And widespread enterprise is fostered through dialogue and relationships, not merely prices in anonymous markets. Yet modern finance blatantly neglects these necessary elements for enterprise. In the last several decades finance has become increasingly centralized, distanced, and mechanistic. Instead of many lending officers making judgments about borrowers they know, credit decisions are the output of the models of a few Wall Street
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-334) and index
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Subject Capitalism -- United States.
Finance -- United States.
United States -- Economic policy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0199756074 (hbk.)
0199781443 (electronic bk.)
9780199756070 (hbk.)
9780199781447 (electronic bk.)