This timely and important book of orginal essays makes clear that neither politics nor economics alone holds the key to Russia's future, presenting critical perspectives on challenges facing Russia, both in its domestic policies and in its international relations. It also explores how global order—or disorder—may develop over the coming decades.
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The Precarious Future , a group of distinguished scholars of Japanese economics, politics, law, and society examine the various roads that might lie ahead. Or will it find a way to protect its status as an important player in global affairs? Contributors explore issues such as national security, political leadership, manufacturing prowess, diplomacy, population decline, and gender equality in politics and the workforce, all in an effort to chart the possible futures for Japan. Both a roadmap for change and a look at how Japan arrived at its present situation, this collection of thought-provoking analyses will be essential for understanding the current landscape and future prospects of this world power.
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One of our representatives will be in touch soon to help get you started with your demo. Now, 10 years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. While there are several areas of potential concern, industry experts broadly do not believe a systemic collapse on the same scale of is on the horizon.
Kelly held positions including CFO and vice chairman during and after the financial crisis. Still, a host of potential risks — swelling corporate debt, the expanding shadow banking sector, ballooning student debt in the U. The two major questions now are what could cause companies to default, and whether it would be as easy for them to refinance their debt as it has been in recent years, Watters said.
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In the U. Joe Davis, global chief economist at Vanguard Group, believes that this is "not an alarming level. Elsewhere in the financial system, the leveraged loan market has been on a run of explosive growth over the past 12 months, particularly in the U. At some point if the broader economy weakens [and] current trend lines continue, it could very well be at the heart of the next recession," Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, said.
Business as Usual : The Roots of the Global Financial Meltdown
Weakening underwriting standards imperil the leveraged loan market, as lenders become more aggressive and more willing to take on risk, Zandi said. The global shadow banking sector has grown exponentially since the financial crisis, and has been cited by numerous central bankers and policymakers as the potential source of a future crisis.
The sector grew by almost 7. While regulation of the banking sector has tightened in the years following the crash, the shadow banking sector, loosely defined as financial institutions that lend money without taking state-guaranteed deposits, has been left relatively untouched, according to Grace Blakeley, researcher at the institute for Public Policy Research, a think tank based in London.
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There is a view that regulation is inadequate," Blakelely said. Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, expressed concern earlier in September that China's heavy levels of debt, particularly in the shadow banking market, made it one of the most significant risks to global financial stability.
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