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Published: 15 November 2008

360 Pages

ISBN: 9780199544189

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Investment Banking

Institutions, Politics, and Law

Revised Edition

Alan D. Morrison and William J. Wilhelm, Jr.

  • Provides the first theory of investment banking, covering three centuries of the industry's evolution
  • Provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory, history, and practice of investment banking
  • Sheds new light on state intervention in the operation of capital markets and provides a technological explanation for recent capital market restructuring
  • Draws on historical and institutional elements within banking and commerce to provide an economic rationale for the dominance of investment banks in capital markets

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