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Matthew Hollow is a Research Assistant and Teaching Fellow at The York Management School. He holds a BA and an MA from the University of Sheffield and a DPhil from Oxford University and has previously worked as a Research Associate on the Leverhulme Trust-funded "Tipping Points" project at Durham University.
Research-wise, Matthew's work principally focuses on various aspects of nineteenth- and twentieth-century British socio-economic history.His current areas of interest include:
Stability and instability in the British banking sector
Fraud and white-collar crime
Risk and risk management
Shadow banking and financial innovation
Business ethics and corporate responsibility
M. Hollow, F. Akinbami and R. Michie (eds.), Complexity, Crisis and the Evolution of the Financial System: Critical Perspectives on American and British Banking (Edward Elgar, Forthcoming).
M. Hollow, ‘From Mutual Society to Public Corporation: The Case of the Halifax Building Society’,in K. Andresen, S. Muller, and R. Richter (eds.), Changes in Social Regulation: State, Economy and Social Protagonists since the 1970s (Munich: Berghahn Books, Forthcoming).
M. Hollow and R. Michie, ‘Bursting the Bubble: The 2007 Northern Rock Crisis in Historical Perspective’, in A. Brown, A. Burn, and R. Doherty (eds.), Coping with Crisis: Re-Evaluating the Role of Crises in Economic and Social History (Boydell & Brewer, Forthcoming).
M. Hollow, Rogue Banking: A History of Financial Fraud in Interwar Britain (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2014).
M. Hollow, ‘Strategic Inertia, Financial Fragility and Organizational Failure: The Case of the Birkbeck Bank, 1870–1911’, Business History, 56:5 (2014), pp. 746–64.
M. Hollow, ‘The 1920 Farrow’s Bank Fraud: A Case of Managerial Hubris?’, Journal of Management History, 20:2 (2014), pp. 164–78.
M. Hollow, ‘Money, Morals and Motives: An Exploratory Study into Why Bank Managers and Employees Commit Fraud at Work’, Journal of Financial Crime 21:2 (2014), pp. 174–90.
M. Hollow, ‘The age of affluence revisited: Council estates and consumer society in Britain, 1950–1970’, Journal of Consumer Culture (Forthcoming, 2014).
M. Hollow, ‘Boredom: The Forgotten Factor in Fraud Prevention?’, Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance 24 (2013), pp. 19–24.
M. Hollow, ‘Crowdfunding and Civic Society in Europe: A Profitable Partnership?’, Open Citizenship 4 (2013), pp.68-73.
M. Hollow, ‘Perfect lives: Lifestyle magazines and utopian impulses in contemporary British society’,International Journal of Cultural Studies15:1 (2012), pp. 17-30.
M. Hollow, ‘Utopian Urges: Visions for Reconstruction in Britain, 1940-1950’, Planning Perspectives 27:4 (2012), pp. 569-585.
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