Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD HANDBOOKS ONLINE (www.oxfordhandbooks.com). © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Handbooks Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 10 December 2018

Abstract and Keywords

This article analyses governance in relation to the causes of the global financial crisis (GFC) of 2008–2010. It shows that many explanations of the GFC have linked its origins to trends in governance preceding it, including beliefs and practices such as faith in the superiority of markets, central bank independence, and increased reliance on regulation, or preferably, civil regulation. The article discusses the elements in the governance package and evaluates the impact of the GFC on them, and also considers the depoliticisation of governance, central bank independence, and short-term responses in governance to the GFC.

Keywords: global financial crisis, governance, markets, central bank independence, civil regulation

Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.