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  1. Public Banks in the Age of Financialization

    Public Banks in the Age of Financialization

    Edited by Christoph Scherrer
    This book asks the important question of whether public banks are a better alternative to profit-seeking private banks. Do public banks provide finance for development? Do they serve as stability anchors in financial markets? What kind of governance keeps public banks accountable to the public? Theoretically the book draws on the works of Minsky for the question on stability and on interpretative policy analysis for the issue of governance. It compares empirically three countries with significant public banks: Brazil, Germany, and India. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  2. The Economics of Recession

    The Economics of Recession

    Edited by Arturo Estrella
    This timely two-volume set offers a broad selection of important readings from the existing literature addressing several fundamental questions about recessions. These include what a recession is, the causes and effects of recessions, how to identify and predict recessions, and how to manage the associated risks. An original introduction by the editor provides a general overview of the subject, detailed analysis of the readings, discussion of policy implications and acknowledgement of the areas where further research is required. This authoritative collection will be an invaluable source of reference for academics, scholars and practitioners alike. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 780.00   Web: $ 702.00
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  3. Foreign Direct Investment and the Chinese Economy

    Foreign Direct Investment and the Chinese Economy

    Chunlai Chen
    Foreign Direct Investment and the Chinese Economy provides a comprehensive overview of the impact of foreign direct investment, with extensive empirical evidence, on the Chinese economy over the last three and a half decades. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  4. Advances in Endogenous Money Analysis

    Advances in Endogenous Money Analysis

    Edited by Louis-Philippe Rochon, Sergio Rossi
    The endogenous nature of money is a fact that has been recognized rather late in monetary economics. Today, it is explained most comprehensively by the theory of money in post-Keynesian monetary theory. The expert contributors to this enlightening book revisit long-standing debates on the endogeneity of money from the position of both horizontalists and structuralists, and prescribe new areas of research and debate for post-Keynesian scholars to explore. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  5. Handbook of Competition in Banking and Finance

    Handbook of Competition in Banking and Finance

    Edited by Jacob A. Bikker, Laura Spierdijk
    For academics, regulators and policymaker alike, it is crucial to measure financial sector competition by means of reliable, well-established methods. However, this is easier said than done. The goal of this Handbook is to provide a collection of state-of-the-art chapters to address this issue. The book consists of four parts, the first of which discusses the characteristics of various measures of financial sector competition. The second part includes several empirical studies on the level of, and trends in, competition across countries. The third part deals with the spillovers of market power to other sectors and the economy as a whole. Finally, the fourth part considers competition in banking submarkets and subsectors. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 260.00   Web: $ 234.00
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  6. Monetary Policy and Crude Oil

    Monetary Policy and Crude Oil

    Basil Oberholzer
    The global crude oil market is critically important in many respects. It is the fuel that drives the global economy and, as such, is the focus of climate policies. Moreover, crude oil is the basis of a tradable financial asset. It is therefore connected to several outstanding macroeconomic developments of recent years, including financial market fluctuations, the financial crisis and the exceptional conduct of monetary policy. This book investigates the impacts of monetary policy and the financial system on the global crude oil market. Furthermore, it outlines how monetary policy may also be used to guarantee stability and to contribute to ecological sustainability. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  7. Money in the Great Recession

    Money in the Great Recession

    Edited by Tim Congdon
    No issue is more fundamental in contemporary macroeconomics than the causes of the recent Great Recession. The standard view is that the banks were to blame because they took on too much risk, ‘went bust’ and had to be bailed out by governments. But very few banks actually had losses in excess of their capital. The counter-argument presented in this stimulating new book is that the Great Recession was in fact caused by a collapse in the rate of change of the quantity of money. The book’s argument echoes that on the causes of the Great Depression made by Friedman and Schwartz in their classic book A Monetary History of the United States. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  8. Post-Keynesian Economics

    Post-Keynesian Economics

    Edited by Louis-Philippe Rochon, Sergio Rossi
    This three-volume collection offers a comprehensive overview and discussion of the seminal contributions by many prominent scholars in the heterodox tradition of post-Keynesian economic thought. The first volume presents various methodological issues, showing the contrast with orthodox thinking on fundamental grounds. The second volume focuses on credit, money and production, which are crucial to understanding the working of our economic systems. The final volume addresses several interrelated macroeconomic issues such as employment, distribution, growth, development, asset bubbles, and financial crises. Together with an original introduction by the editors, this anthology provides a unique opportunity to appraise and appreciate the depth and variety of post-Keynesian economics at both theoretical and policy-oriented level. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 1,375.00   Web: $ 1,237.50
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  9. Crisis and the Failure of Economic Theory

    Crisis and the Failure of Economic Theory

    Giancarlo Bertocco
    Economists have rightly been criticized for not having foreseen the crisis that exploded in 2007–2008. As Giancarlo Bertocco eloquently argues, responsibility does indeed rest heavily on their shoulders. By developing a theory which excluded the possibility that a catastrophic crisis could ever happen, the economics profession has justified decisions and behaviours that caused the Great Recession. This book presents an alternative theoretical approach built on the lessons of Marx, Keynes, Schumpeter, Kalecki, Kaldor and Minsky, which highlights the structural instability of a capitalist economy and the endogenous nature of the current crisis. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  10. Boosting European Competitiveness

    Boosting European Competitiveness

    Edited by Marek Belka, Ewald Nowotny, Pawel Samecki, Doris Ritzberger-Grünwald
    In the global financial crisis, competitiveness gaps between Euro area countries caused additional strain. This book discusses the various dimensions of competitiveness, with a special focus on Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe. With products becoming ever more technically sophisticated and global interconnectedness on a relentless rise, quality, customer orientation and participation in production networks are as important as relative costs and prices. For Europe to proceed with convergence and to resist global competitive pressures, policies to boost productivity and innovation are therefore vital. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  11. Research Handbook on Crisis Management in the Banking Sector

    Research Handbook on Crisis Management in the Banking Sector

    Edited by Matthias Haentjens, Bob Wessels
    In this timely Handbook, over 30 prominent academics, practitioners and regulators from across the globe provide in-depth insights into an area of law that the recent global financial crisis has placed in the spotlight: bank insolvency law. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 310.00   Web: $ 279.00
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  12. The Challenge of Economic Rebalancing in Europe

    The Challenge of Economic Rebalancing in Europe

    Edited by Ewald Nowotny, Doris Ritzberger-Grünwald, Helene Schuberth
    In the long aftermath of the acute global financial crisis of 2008/09, “rebalancing” the economy with new sources of growth and productivity remains a persistent necessity. This book addresses the resulting trade-offs and challenges. These needs, and the corresponding policy challenges, are especially prevalent in Europe, in particular Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. On this issue, this book contributes lessons learned from earlier balance sheet recessions. It also addresses the often overlooked link between macroeconomic imbalances and economic inequality. Further contributions focus on the interaction between monetary policy and financial stability, adding a regional perspective to these important issues. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  13. Central Banking and Monetary Policy in Muslim-Majority Countries

    Central Banking and Monetary Policy in Muslim-Majority Countries

    Akhand Akhtar Hossain
    This book reviews key aspects of central banking and monetary policy in selected Muslim-majority countries. While reviewing country-specific experiences and issues in inflation and monetary policy, and analysing them from an historical context, emphasis is given to the evolution of Islamic banking and finance and the consequent institutional developments for maintaining price stability. One recurring theme is that, although Islamic banking and finance may have created some complexities, it remains consistent with Classical monetary theory and has created opportunities for improving the infrastructure of central banks and monetary policy to maintain both price and economic stability. The introduction of Islamic banking and finance strengthens the argument for low and stable inflation and rule-based monetary policy. Monetary policy frameworks in these countries include exchange-rate pegging, monetary targeting and inflation targeting under varied restrictions on capital flows. Macroeconomic problems under these regimes are also highlighted and their policy implications drawn. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  14. The Evolution of Central Banking and Monetary Policy in the Asia-Pacific

    The Evolution of Central Banking and Monetary Policy in the Asia-Pacific

    Akhand Akhtar Hossain
    This book of case studies is a contribution to monetary macroeconomics in which country-specific experience and issues in inflation and monetary policy are reviewed and analysed in an historical context. In doing so, the key ideas and views on the sources and dynamics of inflation and monetary-policy behaviour are investigated after taking into account institutional arrangements for the conduct of fiscal and monetary policies. This book selects for study twelve diverse countries from the Asia-Pacific region including the US, China, Australia, India, Japan, Hong Kong SAR (China), South Korea, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and New Zealand. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 200.00   Web: $ 180.00
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  15. Balancing the Regulation and Taxation of Banking

    Balancing the Regulation and Taxation of Banking

    Sajid M. Chaudhry, Andrew W. Mullineux, Natasha Agarwal
    This concise book gives a unique overview of bank taxation as an alternative or a compliment to prudential regulation or non-revenue taxation. Existing bank taxation is reviewed with a view to eliminating distortions in the tax system, which have incentivized banks to engage in risky activities in the past. The authors analyse the taxation of financial instruments trading, as well as the taxation of banking products and services to gauge whether this could finance resolution mechanisms and also help to ensure the stability of banks. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  16. The Encyclopedia of Central Banking

    The Encyclopedia of Central Banking

    Edited by Louis-Philippe Rochon, Sergio Rossi
    The Encyclopedia of Central Banking, co-edited by Louis-Philippe Rochon and Sergio Rossi, contains some 250 entries written by over 200 economists on topics related to monetary macroeconomics, central bank theory and policy, and the history of monetary thought. It offers an essential description and concise analysis of key issues within the field of central banking. Many entries also provide a clear heterodox criticism. This Encyclopedia is an essential reference resource for students of all levels as well as academics and researchers. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 245.00   Web: $ 220.50
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  17. Global Shock, Risks, and Asian Financial Reform

    Global Shock, Risks, and Asian Financial Reform

    Edited by Iwan J. Azis, Hyun S. Shin
    The growth of financial markets has clearly outpaced the development of financial market regulations. With growing complexity in the world of finance and the resultant higher frequency of financial crises, all eyes have shifted toward the current inadequacy of financial regulation. This book expertly examines what this episode means for Asia’s financial sector and its stability, and what the implications will be for the region’s financial regulation. By focusing on legal and institutional frameworks the book also elaborates on various issues and challenges in terms of how financial liberalization can maximize the benefits and minimize the risks of crisis. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 199.95   Web: $ 179.96
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  18. The Great Recession and the Contradictions of Contemporary Capitalism

    The Great Recession and the Contradictions of Contemporary Capitalism

    Edited by Riccardo Bellofiore, Giovanna Vertova
    The current crisis is one of the great crises punctuating the long history of capitalism, and to be properly understood it is vital to take into account its ongoing structural transformation. This book offers plural perspectives on the Great Recession, placing the analysis of finance, class and gender at the center of the debate. It begins with a comprehensive insight into the crisis, before moving on to focus on debt, asset inflation and financial fragility. Following chapters discuss global imbalances, structural monetary reform and the management of public finance, including a investigation of the Italian experience. The book concludes with novel contributions on the gender dimension of the crisis and the analogies between a nuclear and financial chain reaction. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  19. Taxing Banks Fairly

    Taxing Banks Fairly

    Edited by Sajid M. Chaudhry, Andrew W Mullineux
    Taxing Banks Fairly offers an ethical perspective on bank taxation and financial stability to complement the traditional political economy approach. It also considers how a bank levy or financial activities tax, could be used to ensure that big banks make a ‘true and fair’ contribution to their insurance by taxpayers. Covering a range of topics on bank and financial sector taxation, this book will prove a valuable resource for academics, policy makers and financial regulators. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  20. Financial Cycles and the Real Economy

    Financial Cycles and the Real Economy

    Edited by Ewald Nowotny, Doris Ritzberger-Grünwald, Peter Backé
    What is the link between the financial cycle – financial booms, followed by busts – and the real economy? What is the direction of this link and how salient is this connection? This unique book examines these fundamental questions and offers a paramount contribution to the debate surrounding the recent financial and economic crisis. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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