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  1. Pension Fund Governance

    Pension Fund Governance

    Edited by John Evans, Michael Orszag, John Piggott
    The academic literature on pension governance is sparse and this book will fill some important gaps by bringing together original contributions from around the world on subjects related to the area. The book initially lays out the main frameworks for pension fund governance and then goes on to examine global governance practice and experience and country studies on pension funds in the United States and Australia. The final section of this in-depth study discusses the role of government guarantees. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  2. Money, Financial Intermediation and Governance

    Money, Financial Intermediation and Governance

    Dino Falaschetti, Michael J. Orlando
    Dino Falaschetti and Michael Orlando unify the treatment of the many deeply related topics in money and banking in this wide-ranging book. By continually building on the assumption that economic actors are maximizers, they explain how monetary and financial services, as well as related governance mechanisms, influence economic performance. In this manner, Money, Financial Intermediation and Governance not only lets readers make sense of today’s monetary authorities and financial markets, it lets them see through superficial complexities to the fundamental influences that will shape those organizations for years to come. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  3. Taxes and the Economy

    Taxes and the Economy

    Willem Vermeend, Rick van der Ploeg, Jan W. Timmer
    Since World War II OECD countries have increasingly used taxation to achieve a variety of economic policy objectives of which stimulating economic activity and employment are usually the most important. The tax system is also used to create a favourable climate for investment, to spur business innovation and to promote long-term sustainable environmental policy. More recently, policies have focused on stimulating child care and encouraging citizens to work for longer. This book discusses the effects of taxation on the economy and its development. It aims to provide the reader with the necessary empirical information, while at the same time presenting an overview of the latest theory. In doing so, it touches on many relevant policy issues. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 208.00   Web: $ 187.20
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 92.00   Web: $ 73.60
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  4. Financialization and the US Economy

    Financialization and the US Economy

    Özgür Orhangazi
    Özgür Orhangazi brings together a comprehensive analysis of financialization in the US economy that encompasses the historical, theoretical, and empirical sides of the issues. He explores the origins and consequences of the dramatic rise of financial markets in the US economy and focuses on the impacts of this process of ‘financialization’ on the operations of the non-financial corporate sector. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  5. Corporate Governance in Banking

    Corporate Governance in Banking

    Edited by Benton E. Gup
    Recent corporate scandals, together with the effects of globalization, have led to an increasing interest in corporate governance issues. Little attention has been paid, however, to international laws and recommendations dealing with corporate governance in banking from a global perspective. This impressive international set of expert contributors – academics, practitioners and regulators – remedies the lack of attention by examining the various issues and concerns of this important topic. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  6. Designing Financial Supervision Institutions

    Designing Financial Supervision Institutions

    Edited by Donato Masciandaro, Marc Quintyn
    This book offers the first systematic discussion of a new and promising field: the economics of independence, accountability and governance of financial supervision institutions. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 215.00   Web: $ 193.50
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  7. Untangling the US Deficit

    Untangling the US Deficit

    Richard A. IIey, Mervyn K. Lewis
    As the US current account deficit has expanded to a record level of $811 billion in 2006, debate about the deficit’s causes and consequences has also grown. Is the deficit a product of American profligacy or a ‘glut of savings’ in the rest of the world? Is it a serious problem or essentially benign? Untangling the US Deficit charts a course between the competing explanations in a systematic and rigorous approach, incorporating the latest academic research and market data. Particular attention is given to the China–United States trade imbalance and to the special role of the US dollar and US capital markets in global finance. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  8. Black Finance

    Black Finance

    Donato Masciandaro, Elöd Takáts, Brigitte Unger
    The recent dramatic wave of terrorist attacks has further focussed worldwide attention on the money laundering phenomena. The objective of this book is to offer the first systematic analysis of the economics of money laundering and its connection with terrorism finance. The authors first present the general principles of money laundering. They go on to illustrate an institutional and empirical framework that is useful in evaluating the causes and effects of money laundering phenomena in the banking and financial markets. They also analyse the design of the national and international policies aimed at combating them. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  9. Central Bank Reserve Management

    Central Bank Reserve Management

    Edited by Age F.P. Bakker, Ingmar R.Y. van Herpt
    This book addresses the welfare gains and costs of accumulating foreign exchange reserves and the implications for the functioning of the global financial system. The tremendous growth of central bank reserves has led to an increased focus on raising returns in addition to the traditional preference central banks have for maintaining liquid portfolios. Issues such as asset and currency diversification, the impact of new accounting rules and the profit distribution agreements with the government are analysed, adding new insights to the current debate on the optimal size of central bank reserves. This book brings together a wide range of experts from central banks, investment banks and the academic community. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  10. Macroeconomic Policies for EU Accession

    Macroeconomic Policies for EU Accession

    Edited by Erdem Başçı, Sübidey Togan, Jürgen von Hagen
    What macroeconomic requirements must Turkey meet in its quest to accede to the European Union? This book, with its distinguished contributors – well-known economists and policymakers – examines and analyses these macroeconomic challenges confronting Turkey. Although the focus is on the specific situation of Turkey, the lessons are informative for other candidate countries and the findings directly relevant to the process of European integration. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  11. China’s Capital Markets

    China’s Capital Markets

    Edited by Kam C. Chan, Hung-Gay Fung, Qingfeng ‘Wilson’ Liu
    China’s economy has been growing rapidly since the late 1970s and is expected to maintain this momentum in the foreseeable future. Coupled with the biggest population in the world, there is tremendous growth potential for China’s capital markets and financial services industry, both vital to the continued development of the economy. The contributors present research on all facets of China’s markets including: stock and bond markets; futures and over-the-counter markets; regulatory issues; and the development and roles of financial institutions such as brokerage firms, banks and insurance companies. Also addressed are the recent performance of equity markets, the emergence of small and medium enterprises, and the state banks’ bids to be listed in overseas stock exchanges. Taken together, the book sheds a welcome light on China’s overall economic growth. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  12. Economic Disasters of the Twentieth Century

    Economic Disasters of the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Michael J. Oliver, Derek H. Aldcroft
    The First and Second World Wars, the great depression, oil shocks, inflation, financial crises, stock market crashes, the collapse of the Soviet command economy and Third World disasters are discussed in this comprehensive book. The contributors subject these disasters to in-depth assessment, carefully considering their costs and impact on specific countries and regions, as well as assessing them in a global context. The book examines the legacy of economic disasters and asks whether economic disasters are avoidable or whether policymakers can learn from their mistakes. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  13. Pioneers of Financial Economics: Volume 2

    Pioneers of Financial Economics: Volume 2

    Edited by Geoffrey Poitras, Franck Jovanovic
    This second and final book in the exploration of the pioneers of financial economics examines the development of the discipline during the twentieth century. Specially commissioned essays discuss scholars from the early part of the century to the Nobel Prize winners of the last decade including: Irving Fisher, Frederick Macaulay, Harry Markowitz and Fischer Black. Discussions of less familiar, though no less important, historical figures are also included. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  14. Retirement Provision in Scary Markets

    Retirement Provision in Scary Markets

    Edited by Hazel Bateman
    The past few decades have witnessed a global move towards private provision for retirement through individual defined contribution pensions at the expense of publicly provided and employer-sponsored defined benefit pensions. As a consequence, workers and retirees are becoming increasingly exposed to uncertainties in financial, labour and economic markets. The contributors to this book analyse the implications for retirement income policy, workers and retirees in view of the current climate of heightened exposure to scary markets. The implications of a broad range of scary market scenarios are presented, and novel solutions prescribed. Retirement incomes across a number of countries including the US, the UK, Japan and Australia are explored. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  15. The Causes, Costs and Compensations of Inflation

    The Causes, Costs and Compensations of Inflation

    William Oliver Coleman
    This book explores the causes, costs and benefits of inflation. It argues that while the cause of inflation is essentially monetary, the costs and benefits of inflation lie in inflation’s distortion of the economy's responses to real shocks. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  16. Recent Financial Crises

    Recent Financial Crises

    Edited by Lawrence R. Klein, Tayyeb Shabbir
    Comprising original and never-before-published papers by distinguished economists, this book offers insights about lessons that were or should have been learned from recent outbreaks of such crises in East Asia and elsewhere. Recent Financial Crises also presents a set of econometric studies of issues such as labor market behavior, investment and productivity, and exchange rate adjustments. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  17. Complexity, Endogenous Money and Macroeconomic Theory

    Complexity, Endogenous Money and Macroeconomic Theory

    Edited by Mark Setterfield
    During a distinguished career, Basil Moore has made numerous important contributions to macroeconomics and monetary economics, and is renowned as the progenitor of the ‘horizontalist’ analysis of endogenous money. More recently, he has embraced complexity theory as part of an ongoing effort to understand macroeconomics as an evolving, path-dependent process. This book celebrates and explores Basil Moore’s interests in and contributions to monetary and macroeconomic theory. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  18. The Political Economy of Financial Market Regulation

    The Political Economy of Financial Market Regulation

    Edited by Peter Mooslechner, Helene Schuberth, Beat Weber
    This book focuses on recent financial market reforms, and their implications for social, economic and political exclusion. In particular it considers the hitherto under-researched question of whose interests govern the design of regulatory mechanisms and who influences the decision-making process. This process is set out as contested terrain, in which there are winners and losers, and in which there are inevitably circles of exclusion. The authors, comprising financial authority experts and academic specialists, expand the concept of exclusion beyond its typical social dimension to incorporate all actors, be they individuals or institutions not permitted to contribute to financial market regulation as a public good. As they point out, this may take the form of political, economic or indeed cultural exclusion. The book examines the conflicts that arise between various interests and how these are managed within the process of regulation. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  19. Dynamic Networks and Evolutionary Variational Inequalities

    Dynamic Networks and Evolutionary Variational Inequalities

    Patrizia Daniele
    This book offers a comprehensive analysis of dynamic networks and evolutionary variational inequalities, a topic of growing prominence in the study of networks. The extraordinary importance of networks in finance, mathematics, computer science and other areas is well known but the relatively new concept of ‘dynamic’ networks is less well understood. They become dynamic when the constitutive elements of the phenomena associated with the fixed geometry of networks are considered to be evolving over time. Patrizia Daniele offers many numerical examples to illustrate the issues discussed and provides a broad appendix to enrich this challenging but deeply informative book. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  20. Pioneers of Financial Economics: Volume 1

    Pioneers of Financial Economics: Volume 1

    Edited by Geoffrey Poitras
    The search for the pioneers of financial economics contained in this volume places the origins of financial economics well outside the conventional boundaries of the history of economic thought. Under the editorship of Geoffrey Poitras, a leading authority on the history of financial economics, these specially commissioned essays comprise contributions on the seventeenth to the early twentieth centuries, and include the work of both well-known and less familiar historical figures. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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