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Just Financial Markets? – Finance in a Just Society - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Just Financial Markets?: Finance in a Just Society

Lisa Herzog


Well-functioning financial markets are crucial for the economic well-being and the justice of contemporary societies. The Great Financial Crisis has shown that a perspective that naively trusts in the self-regulating powers of free markets cannot capture what is at stake in understanding and regulating financial markets. The damage done by the Great Financial Crisis, including its distributive consequences, raises serious questions about the justice of financial markets as we know them. This volume brings together leading scholars from political theory, law, and economics in order to explore t ... More

Keywords: justice, financial markets, regulation, liberal egalitarianism, Great Financial Crisis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198755661
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198755661.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lisa Herzog, editor
Professor of Political Philosophy and Theory, Bavarian School of Public Policy, Technical University Munich

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