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A History of Scandinavian Socially Responsible Investing
This article contributes to the literature on national varieties of socially responsible investment (SRI) by demonstrating how Scandinavian SRI developed from the 60s and onwards. Combining findings
Shadow Banking and Financial Stability: European Money Market Funds in the Global Financial Crisis
When the troubles in the subprime markets began surfacing 2007, developments unfolded rapidly in the European MMF industry. The industry suffered from asset price drops and investor redemptions. But
A New Database for Financial Crises in European Countries: ECB/ESRB EU Crises Database
This paper presents a new database for financial crises in European countries, which serves as an important step towards establishing a common ground for macroprudential oversight and policymaking in
Socially responsible investing in Scandinavia – a comparative analysis
This article contributes to the literature on socially responsible investing (SRI) by discussing findings from an empirical comparative study of Scandinavian investors. The study draws attention to
Investment funds, shadow banking and systemic risk
Purpose - – This paper aims to consider the role of investment funds in the credit intermediation process and discuss various forms of systemic risk their involvement might give rise to. It concludes
Money Market Funds in Europe and Financial Stability
Money market funds (MMFs) are investment funds whose primary objectives are to maintain the principal value of the funds and offer a return in line with money market rates, while providing daily
Appropriate Capital Ratio in Major Swedish Banks – An Economic Analysis
Extensive work is now in progress around the world to create a more stable financial system. An important part of this work is to tighten the requirements on the banks’ capital adequacy. There is
Macroprudential Policy in the EU: A Political Economy Perspective
Abstract In response to the lessons of the global financial crisis, macroprudential policy is now firmly established as a financial policy area to prevent excessive risk taking in the financial
Shareholder activism of Swedish institutional investors
During recent decades, institutional investors have come to be of larger significance in the ownership structures of large Swedish corporations. Yet, studies of their actual involvement in the runn