Table of contents for The new financial order : risk in the 21st century / Robert J. Shiller.


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  INTRODUCTION The Promise of Economic Security

Part One: Economic Risks in an Advancing World
  ONE   What the World Might Have Looked Like since 1950  2I
  TWO   The Hidden Problem of Economic Risk                  32
  THREE Why New Technology Creates Risks                  46
  FOUR  Forty Thieves: The Many Kinds of Economic Risks  58

Part Two: How Science and Technology Create New Opportunities in Finance
  FIVE  New Information Technology Applied to Risk Management      69
  SIX   The Science of Psychology Applied to Risk Management         82
  SEVEN The Nature of Invention in Finance                99

Part Three: Six Ideas for a New Financial Order
  EIGHT Insurance for Livelihoods and Home Values      107
  NINE  Macro Markets: Trading the Biggest Risks           121
  TEN   Income-Linked Loans: Reducing the Risks of Hardship and Bankruptcy         139
  ELEVEN Inequality Insurance: Protecting the Distribution of Income               149
  TWELVE Intergenerational Social Security: Sharing Risks
     between Young and Old                               165
  THIRTEEN International Agreements for Risk Control   175

Part Four: Deploying the New Financial Order
  FOURTEEN Global Risk Information Databases             189




  FIFTEEN New Units of Measurement and Electronic Money   202
  SIXTEEN Making the Ideas Work: Research and Advocacy    222

Part Five: The New Financial Order as a Continuation of a Historical Process
  SEVENTEEN Lessons from Major Financial Inventions        231
  EIGHTEEN Lessons from Major Social Insurance Inventions  245

  EPILOGUE A Model of Radical Financial Innovation        269





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Risk management, Information technology