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  1. Monetary Policy Frameworks for Emerging Markets

    Monetary Policy Frameworks for Emerging Markets

    Edited by Gill Hammond, Ravi Kanbur, Eswar Prasad
    Financial globalization has made monetary policy formulation in emerging market economies increasingly complicated. This timely set of studies looks at the turmoil in global financial markets, which coupled with volatile inflation poses serious challenges for central banks in these countries. Featuring papers from the research frontier and front-line policymakers in developing and emerging market economies, the book addresses questions such as ‘What monetary policy framework is most suitable for these countries to confront the new challenges while they continue to open up to trade and financial flows?’, ‘What are the linkages between monetary stability and financial stability?’ and ‘Is inflation targeting or a fixed exchange rate regime preferable for developing and emerging markets?’ Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  2. An Islamic Perspective on Governance

    An Islamic Perspective on Governance

    Zafar Iqbal, Mervyn K. Lewis
    Zafar Iqbal and Mervyn K. Lewis examine, from an Islamic perspective, some central issues in public, economic and corporate governance. Amongst topics analysed are theories of justice, taxation, budget deficits, Islamic financing modes, public and private accountability, and corruption. This unique and highly innovative book will have strong appeal for those with an interest in Islamic economics, public policy, banking, and Asian and Middle Eastern studies. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  3. The Golden Constant

    The Golden Constant

    Roy W. Jastram
    The Golden Constant is a unique examination of how gold’s purchasing power has remained consistent over the centuries. First published in 1977, this new edition has additional material to bring it up to date. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 157.00   Web: $ 141.30
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  4. Microfoundations of Economic Success

    Microfoundations of Economic Success

    Edited by David G. Mayes
    This book uses detailed data on individual firms and households to explore the basis behind Estonia’s record as the most successful of all the EU countries over the last decade. We find that much of the reason is the greater flexibility of the Estonian economy, in both price setting in employment and wages and in consumption. Estonia is also able to adjust to shocks more rapidly and with less cost than other countries. Coupled with a favourable macroeconomic policy and a good institutional structure and legal framework, Estonia will be an example to others despite the recent downturn. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Central Banks as Economic Institutions

    Central Banks as Economic Institutions

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Touffut
    The number of central banks in the world is approaching 180, a tenfold increase since the beginning of the twentieth century. What lies behind the spread of this economic institution? What underlying process has brought central banks to hold such a key role in economic life today? This book examines from a transatlantic perspective how the central bank has become the bank of banks. Thirteen distinguished economists and central bankers have been brought together to evaluate how central banks work, arrive at their policies, choose their instruments and gauge their success in managing economies, both in times of crisis and periods of growth. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  10. Money and Monetary Systems

    Money and Monetary Systems

    Filippo Cesarano
    Monetary theory not only provides the tools to analyse monetary arrangements, it also shapes them in an essential way. The selected papers gathered together in this book deal with a variety of topics concerning both aspects of this twofold relationship. A number of controversial issues regarding the demand for money are empirically investigated and the functioning of a cashless economy is clarified by critically assessing the new monetary economics. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  11. 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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  12. Managing International Financial Instability

    Managing International Financial Instability

    Fabrizio Saccomanni
    Recurrent instability has characterized the global financial system since the 1980s, eventually leading to the current global financial crisis. This instability and the resultant disruptions – sovereign debt defaults, exchange rate misalignments, financial market illiquidity and asset price bubbles – are linked, in this book, to the shortcomings of the global financial system which tends to generate cycles of boom and bust in credit flows. These cycles are set in motion by the monetary impulses of major industrial countries and are amplified and propagated through the operation of global financial markets. Fabrizio Saccomanni argues that to counter such systemic instability requires that national authorities give adequate weight to financial stability objectives when formulating their monetary and regulatory policies. He maintains that appropriate multilateral strategies to deal with unsustainable trends in credit aggregates and asset prices should be devised in the International Monetary Fund in the context of a strengthened framework to deal with global payments imbalances and exchange rate misalignments. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  13. 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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  14. Frontiers in Pension Finance

    Frontiers in Pension Finance

    Edited by Dirk Broeders, Sylvester Eijffinger, Aerdt Houben
    How to deliver adequate pension benefits at reasonable costs is a huge challenge confronting our ageing societies. This book delivers a comprehensive overview of the latest insights into pension finance, pension system design, pension governance and risk based supervision. It combines state-of-the-art analyses with innovative policy proposals to increase the efficiency and resilience of pension systems and to advance these systems’ contribution to global financial stability. Renowned pension experts offer cutting-edge guidance for future decision making and the development of best practices. This exciting exploration of the frontiers in pension finance highlights key aspects of securing long term retirement provisions. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  15. Optimal Monetary Policy under Uncertainty

    Optimal Monetary Policy under Uncertainty

    Richard T. Froyen, Alfred V. Guender
    Recently there has been a resurgence of interest in the study of optimal monetary policy under uncertainty. This book provides a thorough survey of the literature that has resulted from this renewed interest. The authors ground recent contributions on the ‘science of monetary policy’ in the literature of the 1970s, which viewed optimal monetary policy as primarily a question of the best use of information, and studies in the 1980s that gave primacy to time inconsistency problems. This broad focus leads to a better understanding of current issues such as discretion versus commitment, target versus instrument rules, and the merits of delegation of policy authority. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  16. 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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  17. Keynes, the Keynesians and Monetarism

    Keynes, the Keynesians and Monetarism

    Tim Congdon
    Keynes, the Keynesians and Monetarism is a major contribution to the continuing debate on macroeconomic policy-making. Tim Congdon has been a strong supporter of monetarist economic principles for over 30 years. His writings – in the newspapers and for parliamentary committees, as well as in academic journals – played an influential role in the transformation of British macroeconomic policy in the 1980s and 1990s. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. The New Banking Economics

    The New Banking Economics

    Edited by Oliver Pastré, Esther Jeffers, Hans Blommestein, Gael de Pontbriand
    Combining incisive theoretical analysis with shrewd contributions by leading authors, from both the academic and professional world of banking, who are well placed to offer real insight into the current realities of the sector, this book addresses a diverse range of issues. These include measurement of bank performance, competition and consolidation, compliance, supervision, risk transfer, diversification and financial integration in Europe. The New Banking Economics provides a genuine and dynamic alternative to current banking theory that is embedded in a political and real-world context. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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