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  1. Research Handbook on International Banking and Governance

    Research Handbook on International Banking and Governance

    Edited by James R. Barth, Chen Lin, Clas Wihlborg
    The contributors – top international scholars from finance, law and business – explore the role of governance, both internal and external, in explaining risk-taking and other aspects of the behavior of financial institutions. Additionally, they discuss market and policy features affecting objectives and quality of governance. The chapters provide in-depth analysis of factors such as: ownership, efficiency and stability; market discipline; compensation and performance; social responsibility; and governance in non-bank financial institutions. Only through this kind of rigorous examination can one hope to implement the financial reforms necessary and sufficient to reduce the likelihood and severity of future crises. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 304.00   Web: $ 273.60
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  2. The US–China Trade Dispute

    The US–China Trade Dispute

    Imad A. Moosa
    While the Americans accuse China of damaging their economy, the Chinese claim their policies are legitimate and that the US has no right to dictate how the Chinese economy should be run. Imad Moosa addresses contentious issues including: whether the Chinese currency is undervalued, whether the undervaluation of the yuan, should it exist, is the cause of the US trade deficit with China (hence revaluation being a justifiable cure) and whether Chinese economic policies are immoral and illegal according to IMF and WTO rules. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  3. The Islamic Debt Market for Sukuk Securities

    The Islamic Debt Market for Sukuk Securities

    Edited by Mohamed Ariff, Munawar Iqbal, Shamsher Mohamad
    The relatively new sukuk (or Islamic debt securities) markets have grown to more than US $800 billion over the past decade, and continue to grow at a rate of around 20-30 per cent per year. Arguably the first of its kind, this path-breaking book provides a highly unique reference tool relating to key issues surrounding sukuk markets, which are found in 12 major financial centres, including Kuala Lumpur, London and Zurich. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  4. Financial Stability in Practice

    Financial Stability in Practice

    Charles A.E. Goodhart, Dimitrios P. Tsomocos
    The maintenance of financial stability is a key objective of monetary policy, but the record of regulators in achieving this has been lamentable in recent years. This failure has been matched by an equivalent inability to establish an appropriate theoretical basis for financial regulation. In this book, the authors demonstrate how to enhance the theory, modelling and practice of such regulation. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 206.00   Web: $ 185.40
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  5. Law and Economics of Insurance

    Law and Economics of Insurance

    Edited by Daniel Schwarcz
    This timely two-volume collection successfully combines economically-oriented legal scholarship on insurance with policy-relevant economics scholarship on insurance. Professor Schwarcz has selected seminal contributions from the past twenty years to explore some of the central questions involving the role of the state in insurance markets. These include rules governing the interpretation and enforceability of insurance contracts, the regulation of insurers and insurance markets, and the role of public programs in supporting private insurance markets. This essential collection will be of immense value and interest to students and academics interested in the diverse field of the law and economics of insurance. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 815.00   Web: $ 733.50
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  6. The Challenge of Financial Stability

    The Challenge of Financial Stability

    Charles A.E. Goodhart, Dimitrios P. Tsomocos
    The achievement of financial stability is one of the most pressing issues today. This timely and innovative book provides an analytical framework to assess financial (in)stability as an equilibrium phenomenon compatible with the orderly functioning of a modern market economy. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  7. Why is there Money?

    Why is there Money?

    Ross M. Starr
    The microeconomic foundation of the theory of money has long represented a puzzle to economic theory. Why is there Money? derives the foundations of monetary theory from advanced price theory in a mathematically precise family of trading post models. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 111.00   Web: $ 99.90
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  8. Research Handbook on International Insurance Law and Regulation

    Research Handbook on International Insurance Law and Regulation

    Edited by Julian Burling, Kevin Lazarus
    Given its economic importance, insurance is a field that has been underserved as an area of academic study. This detailed book provides much needed coverage of insurance law and regulation in its international context. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 343.00   Web: $ 308.70
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  9. Handbook of Research on Stock Market Globalization

    Handbook of Research on Stock Market Globalization

    Edited by Geoffrey Poitras
    The stock market globalization process has produced historic changes in the structure of stock markets, the effects of which are evident throughout the world. Despite these transformations, there are relatively few sources examining the connections between the globalization process currently under way and previous periods of stock market globalization. This seminal volume fills that gap. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 204.00   Web: $ 183.60
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  10. Handbook of Central Banking, Financial Regulation and Supervision

    Handbook of Central Banking, Financial Regulation and Supervision

    Edited by Sylvester Eijffinger, Donato Masciandaro
    This stimulating and original Handbook offers an updated and systematic discussion of the relationship between central banks, financial regulation and supervision after the global financial crisis. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 309.00   Web: $ 278.10
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 78.00   Web: $ 62.40
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  11. The Global Financial Crisis

    The Global Financial Crisis

    Edited by Steven Kates
    The Global Financial Crisis is a unique investigation into the causes of the most savage economic downturn experienced since the Great Depression. Employing wide and divergent perspectives – which are themselves critically examined – this study analyses the measures that have been taken to restore our economies to acceptable rates of unemployment and growth. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 50.00   Web: $ 40.00
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  12. The Age of Central Banks

    The Age of Central Banks

    Curzio Giannini
    Curzio Giannini’s history of the evolution of central banks illustrates how the most relevant institutional developments have taken place at times of widespread confidence crises and in response to deflationary pressures. The eminent and highly-renowned author provides an analytical perspective to study the evolution of central banking as an endogenous response to crisis and to the ever increasing needs of economic growth. The key argument of the analysis is that crucial innovations in the payment technology (from the invention of coinage to the development of electronic money) could not have taken place without an institution – i.e. the central bank - that could preserve confidence in the instruments used as money. According to Curzio Giannini’s ‘neo-institutionalist’ methodological approach, social institutions are, in fact, essential in the coordination of individual decisions as they minimize transaction costs, overcome information asymmetries and deal with incomplete contracts. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 143.00   Web: $ 128.70
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  13. Islamic Capitalism and Finance

    Islamic Capitalism and Finance

    Murat Çizakça
    This illuminating and thought-provoking book questions whether classical Islamic capitalism, which has served Muslims so well for centuries, can provide a viable alternative world economic system. In the current recession – the worst since 1929 – this is surely a provocative question. But if Islamic capitalism is to emerge as a viable alternative, its nature and systems must be well understood. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 73.00   Web: $ 58.40
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  14. Managing Risk in the Financial System

    Managing Risk in the Financial System

    Edited by John Raymond LaBrosse, Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal, Dalvinder Singh
    Managing Risk in the Financial System makes important and timely contributions to our knowledge and understanding of banking law, financial institution restructuring and related considerations, through the production of an innovative, international and interdisciplinary set of contributions which link together the law and policy issues surrounding systemic risk and crisis management. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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  15. The Financial Crisis and the Regulation of Finance

    The Financial Crisis and the Regulation of Finance

    Edited by Christopher J. Green, Eric J. Pentecost, Tom Weyman-Jones
    The 2007–08 financial crisis has posed substantial challenges for bankers, economists and regulators: was it preventable, and how can such crises be avoided in future? This book addresses these questions. The Financial Crisis and the Regulation of Finance includes a comprehensive overview of the crisis and reviews the theory and practise of regulation in the UK and worldwide. The contributors – all international experts on financial markets and regulation – provide perspectives and analysis on macro-prudential regulation, the regulation of financial firms, and the role of shareholders and disclosure. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  16. Money Laundering in the Real Estate Sector

    Money Laundering in the Real Estate Sector

    Brigitte Unger, Joras Ferwerda
    In many countries, the real estate sector is vulnerable to money laundering due to a high number of factors including; the high value of assets, price fluctuations and speculation within the market, difficulties in assessing the true value of a house, and the fact that the legal owner is not necessarily the economic owner. In this book, the authors identify a total of 25 characteristics which render a property susceptible to money laundering. The more such characteristics a property exhibits, the more suspicious it becomes. The authors also discover that some of these characteristics weigh heavier than others. Combining economic, econometric and criminological analysis, this multidisciplinary approach shows how to detect criminal investment in the real estate sector. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 116.00   Web: $ 104.40
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  17. Fiduciary Finance

    Fiduciary Finance

    Martin Gold
    This multi-faceted analysis of institutional investment defines ‘fiduciary finance’ institutions as the third pillar of the financial system, alongside banks and insurers. It documents the role played by investment funds and the money management industry during the recent financial crisis, and provides an unashamedly critical review of the business disciplines which can dominate investment practices. It clarifies the economic significance of the investment industry (circa $60 trillion in assets) and the features which differentiate fiduciary finance from traditional financial institutions such as banks and insurers. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  18. The Euro and Economic Stability

    The Euro and Economic Stability

    Edited by Ewald Nowotny, Peter Mooslechner, Doris Ritzberger-Grünwald
    The Euro and Economic Stability assesses the euro area’s merits as a shelter and the merits of euro assets as a safe haven and reviews the case for rapid euro adoption from a post-crisis view. Policymakers and economists provide relevant lessons from euro area divergences for future euro area members and, more generally, from the financial crisis, while banking representatives discuss post-crisis business models of banks in the area. Last but not least, a theoretical introductory chapter fills the gap between mainstream macroeconomic modelling and real-world decision-making. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  19. Technology and Anti-Money Laundering

    Technology and Anti-Money Laundering

    Dionysios S. Demetis
    This insightful book examines the influence of information systems on anti-money laundering (AML). It builds on systems theory in order to develop a coherent theoretical framework that can be used for AML research. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  20. Financial Markets and Financial Fragility

    Financial Markets and Financial Fragility

    Edited by Jan Toporowski
    These authoritative volumes present the most important published work on the theory and incidence of financial fragility in the financial markets, and policy for dealing with fragility. The volumes cover the recent central bank discussions about financial fragility and models simulating financial fragility. Contents include the key historical contributions that have formed our current understanding of how it arises in the financial markets, the consequences for the economy at large, and for the way in which credit operates in society. These volumes are a key resource for policymakers, central bankers and senior executives in banking and finance who need to extend their understanding of financial fragility and develop instruments for managing such difficulties. Academics specialising in banking and financial economics will find conveniently in two volumes the essential research materials dealing with the pathology of credit markets. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 525.00   Web: $ 472.50
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