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  1. Darwin’s Clever Neighbour

    Darwin’s Clever Neighbour

    D. P. O’Brien, John Creedy
    George Warde Norman, 1793–1882, a Director of the Bank of England 1821–72, was an important figure in both the development and the implementation of the theory of monetary control, embodied in the Bank Charter Act of 1844. Norman wrote an Autobiography covering his first 54 years, and this provides a remarkable portrait not only of Norman himself but of the social and intellectual network in which he lived. He was an intimate of the Utilitarians, especially George Grote with whom there was ultimately a quarrel which has never been made public before. He was a businessman, at first in the timber trade, in which connection he spent time in Norway, and made the acquaintance of Napoleon’s Marshall, Bernadotte, by then King of Sweden and Norway, and then in fire insurance. He also wrote on economic matters, not only on monetary issues but also on trade theory and taxation. The Autobiography, which has survived fire and flood, was rediscovered in the 1960s by D.P. O’Brien who at that time prepared a typescript which has been used by scholars. With the release of this edition, the work is now available for the first time in a fully edited and corrected version. It should be of interest to historians of economic thought, economic historians, and students of nineteenth century intellectual history and society. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 188.00   Web: $ 169.20
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  2. Tax Reform in Open Economies

    Tax Reform in Open Economies

    Edited by Iris Claus, Norman Gemmell, Michelle Harding, David White
    The eminent contributors (including Altshuler, Creedy, Freebairn, Gravelle, Heady, Kalb, Sørensen and Zodrow) investigate the beneficial directions for medium-term tax reform in the light of global developments and lessons from the latest taxation research. In addressing this issue, they review recent advances in both the theoretical and empirical tax literature and reform evidence from individual countries. Topics covered include the impact of taxes on economic performance; international and corporate taxation; personal tax and welfare systems; environmental taxation; and country-specific tax reform experiences. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  3. Shareholding System Reform in China

    Shareholding System Reform in China

    Shu-Yun Ma
    Since the 1980s, there has been a global wave of transfer of state assets to private hands. China is a relatively late participant of this worldwide trend, yet, in the last decade it has emerged as one of the largest privatizing countries. Shu-Yun Ma argues that China’s privatization is not based on any grand blueprint; rather, it is privatization by ‘groping for stones to cross the river’, a well-known metaphor often attributed to Deng Xiaoping, meaning that the reform simply proceeds on a trial-and-error basis without being guided by any theory. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  4. Socially Responsible Investment in a Global Environment

    Socially Responsible Investment in a Global Environment

    Hung-Gay Fung, Sheryl A. Law, Jot Lau
    Socially responsible investment (SRI) is becoming increasingly popular and can be potentially rewarding to all parties concerned. This book discusses the opportunities, challenges, and practices of SRI in a global financial environment in a consistent and integrated framework of risk management. It also covers a wide variety of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) issues related to various participants, such as values-based retail, institutional investors, corporations, banks, supranational agencies, and non-governmental organizations. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  5. Islamic Banking and Finance in the European Union

    Islamic Banking and Finance in the European Union

    Edited by M. Fahim Khan, Mario Porzio
    This timely book examines the authorization of Shari’ah-compliant intermediaries as either credit institutions or as investment companies in the European Union. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  6. Macroeconomic Theory and its Failings

    Macroeconomic Theory and its Failings

    Edited by Steven Kates
    This innovative book focuses on the current global financial crisis and the inadequacies of the economic theories being used to guide policy. In so doing, it tackles the economic theories that have been used firstly to understand its causes and thereafter to contain the damage it has brought. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  7. Money, Investment and Consumption

    Money, Investment and Consumption

    Omar F. Hamouda
    Contrary to the commonly perpetuated belief that Keynes’s theory is appropriate only to economic depressions, the author of this provocative book maintains that Keynes provided a complete set of macroeconomic relations and the ingredients of a new theoretical model, much more reflective of and analytically appropriate to the 21st century than those on which current macroeconomics is based. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 37.00   Web: $ 29.60
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  8. The Making of National Economic Forecasts

    The Making of National Economic Forecasts

    Edited by Lawrence R. Klein
    This important book, prepared under the direction of Nobel Laureate Lawrence R. Klein, shows how economic forecasts are made. It explains how modern developments in information technology have made it possible to forecast frequently – at least monthly but also weekly or bi-weekly – depending upon the perceived needs of potential forecast users and also on the availability of updated material. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  9. The Great Financial Crisis in Finland and Sweden

    The Great Financial Crisis in Finland and Sweden

    Edited by Lars Jonoug, Jaakko Kiander, Pentti Vartia
    The book compares and contrasts the experiences of Finland and Sweden, then adopts an international perspective, encompassing the experiences of Asia, Latin America, Denmark and Norway. Lessons from the 1990s crisis are drawn, and possible solutions prescribed. The conclusion is that long-term effects of financial crises – financial liberalization and integration – are not as dramatic as the short-term effects, but may prove to be of greater importance over time. Only the future will show whether these long-term benefits will balance or even outweigh the enormous short-term costs of the crises. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  10. Global Finance and Social Europe

    Global Finance and Social Europe

    Edited by John Grahl
    With global finance reshaping the world economy, this insightful new book provides a full account of the EU’s financial integration strategy, together with a critical assessment arguing the case for social control over global finance. Written by acknowledged experts in European finance, this book discusses key issues from finance to general social developments, encompassing social security systems, employment relations, household saving and borrowing, and the question of economic stability. Thus far, America has been pre-eminent both in global financial markets and international banking – so how should the European Union meet this challenge? Global Finance and Social Europe constructively argues that an active response is required and highlights the importance of an integrated European financial system. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  11. Towards Monetary and Financial Integration in East Asia

    Towards Monetary and Financial Integration in East Asia

    Edited by Koichi Hamada, Beate Reszat, Ulrich Volz
    This indispensable book provides a comprehensive analysis of monetary and financial integration in East Asia. It assesses the steps already taken toward financial integration and brings forward different proposals for future exchange rate arrangements in what has now become the world’s most dynamic region. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  12. Financial Innovation in Retail and Corporate Banking

    Financial Innovation in Retail and Corporate Banking

    Edited by Luisa Anderloni, David T. Llewellyn, Reinhard H. Schmidt
    This valuable book discusses in detail, through a blend of theory and empirical research, the processes of innovation and the diffusion of new financial instruments. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  13. The Regulatory Response to the Financial Crisis

    The Regulatory Response to the Financial Crisis

    Charles A.E. Goodhart
    There are already many papers and books on the causes and course of the current financial crisis, but this is the first and, for the moment, only such book to focus on the regulatory response to it. There are two main attributes that a bank needs to remain in business during a period of turmoil, liquidity to enable it to pay its debts when due, and capital, to absorb losses. Both have been insufficient. Charles Goodhart describes what went wrong and what needs to be done, alongside discussions of deposit insurance, credit rating agencies, prompt corrective action, etc. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 41.00   Web: $ 32.80
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  14. Macroeconomics in the Small and the Large

    Macroeconomics in the Small and the Large

    Edited by Roger E.A. Farmer
    This book honors the work of Axel Leijonhufvud. The topics range from Keynesian economics and the economics of high inflation to the micro-foundations of macroeconomics and economic history. The authors comprise some of the very best economists active today. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  15. Microfinance

    Microfinance

    Edited by Suresh Sundaresan
    This book takes a solid step toward a systematic analysis of the implications of microfinance for the role and regulation of capital markets. The authors address integration of capital markets with microfinance, technological innovations such as the use of mobile phone technology, the consequences of women’s access to micro-loan borrowings, and the regulatory challenges and opportunities emerging as the landscape of microfinance dramatically evolves. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  16. Secured Transactions Reform and Access to Credit

    Secured Transactions Reform and Access to Credit

    Edited by Frederique Dahan, John Simpson
    The chapters presented here provide, for the first time, a comprehensive and cutting-edge view of the subject – from both a legal and economic perspective. They start at the macro level of financial systems, moving towards the behaviours of lenders (commercial banks and micro-lenders), policy options for government and the mechanisms of collateral law reform. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  17. Currency and Competitiveness in Europe

    Currency and Competitiveness in Europe

    Edited by Klaus Liebscher, Josef Christl, Peter Mooslechner, Doris Ritzberger-Grünwald
    This book combines currency matters with competitiveness considerations, with a view to raising the understanding of exchange rate dynamics and to analysing the role of exchange rates in reinforcing economic competitiveness. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  18. Debt, Innovations, and Deflation

    Debt, Innovations, and Deflation

    J. Patrick Raines, Charles G. Leathers
    In Debt, Innovations, and Deflation, the authors analyze the deflation theories of Thorstein Veblen, Irving Fisher, Joseph A. Schumpeter, and Hyman Minsky. In so doing, they develop a paradigm for understanding the phenomenon of deflation. They explain how technological, organizational, and financial innovations, combined with developments related to the creation and use of debt, give rise to conditions in which both deflation and inflation can be present in the modern economy. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  19. Corporate Governance and Ethics

    Corporate Governance and Ethics

    Alejo José G. Sison
    Corporate Governance and Ethics is an illuminating and practical reading of Aristotle’s Politics for today’s corporate directors. With a deft synthesis of ethics, economics and politics, Alejo Sison elevates the discussion of corporate governance out of the realm of abstract rules and structures into a more effective form of Aristotelian politics. He argues that corporate governance is a human practice where subjective, ethical conditions outweigh the mastery of techniques, since the firm is not a mere production function but, above all, a community of workers. Corporate governance issues are discussed in a holistic fashion, using international case studies to embed the discussion in environments defined by their economic, legal and cultural systems. One of the author’s key messages is that reform starts with the ethical and political education of directors. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 51.00   Web: $ 40.80
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  20. The Euro

    The Euro

    Chris Mulhearn, Howard R. Vane
    This important new book provides a non-technical, comprehensive overview of the central issues surrounding the euro. Following an introduction to the origins of European integration, the authors proceed to examine the first concrete steps in the process that led to the creation of the euro area. The book then explores the economics and architecture of the euro, highlights the issues surrounding enlargement, and reflects on the future of European monetary union. To help bring the subject matter alive, the book also contains interviews with leading academics in the field including Willem Buiter, Nick Crafts, Paul De Grauwe, Patrick Minford, Niels Thygesen, Andrzej Wojtyna and Charles Wyplosz. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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