Abstract

This chapter presents the historical context for the current state of financial information and risk management. In lieu of a comprehensive history, the authors discuss several broad historical themes in risk and finance: institutionalization, technology, globalization, and complexity, including the rise of risk management professionals. Emblematic events are used to illustrate the evolution of the financial markets and risk management.

Authors

Mark D Flood

Year

2012

Journal

Handbook of Financial Data and Risk Information, (1)

Keywords

finance

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