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2. Financial intermediation

2. Financial intermediation  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

in Banking: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
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9780191785320
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688920.003.0002
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9780199688920
The term financial intermediation refers to the traditional banking business model, under which a bank accepts deposits from savers and lends funds to borrowers. The accumulation of bank ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Baruch Fischhoff and John Kadvany

in Risk: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777714
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10.1093/actrade/9780199576203.003.0001
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Where does risk come from? How does it exact its price? What causes risk? The Introduction answers these questions by looking at the issue of risk for individuals and societies in the world ... More
4. Gambling and insurance

4. Gambling and insurance  

Michael Allingham

in Choice Theory: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2002
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Sep 2013
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9780191775710
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803030.003.0004
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9780192803030
‘Gambling and insurance’ considers choice from gambles. Attitudes to risk are manifest in choices from gambles in which all prizes are sums of money. Two aspects of a gamble — its expected ... More
5. Conflict and cooperation

5. Conflict and cooperation  

Michael Allingham

in Choice Theory: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2002
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Sep 2013
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9780191775710
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803030.003.0005
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‘Conflict and cooperation’ considers actions, rational choices, and strategy problems. Strategic choice involves your choosing from actions the outcomes of which depend on my choice as ... More
5. Working with offenders

5. Working with offenders  

David Canter

in Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191777332
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10.1093/actrade/9780199550203.003.0005
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‘Working with offenders’ looks at the settings where forensic psychologists work with convicted offenders and the types of assessment, risk management, and therapies that they carry out. ... More
7. Risk management

7. Risk management  

Mark H. A. Davis

in Mathematical Finance: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2019
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Jan 2019
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9780191829932
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10.1093/actrade/9780198787945.003.0007
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9780198787945
The risk management function of a financial company monitors a whole range of risks that the company faces: market risk, credit risk, liquidity risk, operational risk, reputational risk, ... More
7. From theory to practice

7. From theory to practice  

Uta Frith

in Autism: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780191776922
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10.1093/actrade/9780199207565.003.0007
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‘From theory to practice’ explains that autistic disorders are far too heterogeneous and too complex for a single satisfying account. It is frustrating that there is no answer yet to what ... More
9. Bargaining and coalitions

9. Bargaining and coalitions  

Ken Binmore

in Game Theory: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2007
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Sep 2013
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9780191776991
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10.1093/actrade/9780199218462.003.0009
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9780199218462
‘Bargaining and coalitions’ investigates cooperative game theory. Cooperative game theory is not the antithesis of noncooperative game theory. It simply assumes that players have solutions ... More
8. Side effects, complications, and risks of anaesthesia

8. Side effects, complications, and risks of anaesthesia  

Aidan O’Donnell

in Anaesthesia: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777868
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10.1093/actrade/9780199584543.003.0008
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9780199584543
Anaesthesia carries risks. It is difficult to judge the risk accurately, especially when it is presented as a statistic. A 2006 paper by Rupert Pearse and colleagues based on 4.1 million ... More
6. Risk communication

6. Risk communication  

Baruch Fischhoff and John Kadvany

in Risk: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777714
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10.1093/actrade/9780199576203.003.0007
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9780199576203
‘Risk communication’ shows how risks are communicated between parties in society, and how effective risk communication is essential to society. Risk communications affect individuals' ... More
4. Why punish … and how?

4. Why punish … and how?  

Julian V. Roberts

in Criminal Justice: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2015
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Aug 2015
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9780191785092
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10.1093/actrade/9780198716495.003.0004
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9780198716495
Why is punishment imposed and how do we justify the penalties imposed? ‘Why punish … and how?’ outlines the legal justifications for punishment: one perspective focuses on the crime and its ... More
1. Choice and desire

1. Choice and desire  

Michael Allingham

in Choice Theory: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2002
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Sep 2013
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9780191775710
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803030.003.0001
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9780192803030
‘Choice and desire’ explains that choice theory is the exploration of the reasoning which underlies coherent patterns of choice; it explores what it means to act rationally. The format of ... More
5. Risky choices

5. Risky choices  

Michelle Baddeley

in Behavioural Economics: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2017
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Jan 2017
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9780191816475
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10.1093/actrade/9780198754992.003.0005
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9780198754992
When we decide to cross the road, buy a lottery ticket, or invest our money, the decision involves risk and uncertainty. ‘Risky choices’ looks at how economists usually think of risk as ... More
3. Analysing risk

3. Analysing risk  

Baruch Fischhoff and John Kadvany

in Risk: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777714
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10.1093/actrade/9780199576203.003.0004
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‘Analysing risk’ shows how risk analysts measure risks and determine their sources. This involves observing a situation, then using scientific knowledge to extrapolate these observations to ... More
5. Robustness

5. Robustness  

David Muir Wood

in Civil Engineering: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777721
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10.1093/actrade/9780199578634.003.0006
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9780199578634
The consequences of structural failure can be high in terms of human life and economic impact. ‘Robustness’ examines the elements involved in minimising such failures through the ... More
4. Models of depression

4. Models of depression  

Mary Jane Tacchi and Jan Scott

in Depression: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2017
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Jan 2017
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9780191785788
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10.1093/actrade/9780199558650.003.0004
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9780199558650
Epidemiological studies of depression give important insights into populations at higher risk of depression, but not everyone in certain high-risk circumstances will develop a clinical ... More
3. Searching for the causes of disease

3. Searching for the causes of disease  

Rodolfo Saracci

in Epidemiology: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191777257
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10.1093/actrade/9780199543335.003.0003
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9780199543335
‘Searching for the causes of disease’ defines a cause as a factor without which an effect — adverse or favourable — would not have happened. Epidemiologists try to identify factors — ... More
3. Who is at risk of depression?

3. Who is at risk of depression?  

Mary Jane Tacchi and Jan Scott

in Depression: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2017
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Jan 2017
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9780191785788
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10.1093/actrade/9780199558650.003.0003
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9780199558650
One advantage of the more consistent application of diagnostic criteria for identifying individuals with a depressive disorder is that it allows national and international comparisons to be ... More
4. Autism as a neurodevelopmental disorder

4. Autism as a neurodevelopmental disorder  

Uta Frith

in Autism: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776922
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10.1093/actrade/9780199207565.003.0004
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9780199207565
‘Autism as a neurodevelopmental disorder’ asks: why is autism a neurodevelopmental disorder? Mental disorders that are ultimately due to genetic causes and present from early childhood are ... More
2. Consumers

2. Consumers  

Avinash Dixit

in Microeconomics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2014
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Apr 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779824
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199689378.003.0002
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9780199689378
‘Consumers’ considers several concepts involved with, or influenced by, consumer activity and consumer choice — substitution, complements, demand curves, income effect, statistical ... More

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