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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Macroeconomic Institutions and Development

    Macroeconomic Institutions and Development

    Bilin Neyapti
    The book incorporates the essential elements of institutional theory and highlights the issues pertaining to the measurement of institutional characteristics and the empirical analyses involving such measurement. It provides the theoretical framework of and empirical evidence on fiscal institutions, covering budgetary rules and procedures as well as fiscal decentralization, and reviews the theoretical framework for monetary institutions such as central bank independence, currency boards, monetary unions and inflation targeting in addition to providing empirical evidence on their effectiveness. The role of bank regulation and supervision is also investigated. This path-breaking and original book will prove a fascinating read for a wide-ranging audience including academics, think tanks, international development agencies and policymakers within the fields of development, economics, heterodox economics and money, banking and finance. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  8. Performance of the Chinese Insurance Industry under Economic Reforms

    Performance of the Chinese Insurance Industry under Economic Reforms

    Shuji Yao, Zhongwei Han, Dan Luo
    The Chinese insurance industry has experienced rapid development during the past decade. This original book is the first English language study in the literature to address the efficiency issue of the Chinese insurance sector, and presents a comprehensive review on alternative methodologies for analyzing firm efficiency. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  9. 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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  10. Central Banking and Monetary Policy in the Asia-Pacific

    Central Banking and Monetary Policy in the Asia-Pacific

    Akhand Akhtar Hossain
    This timely book reviews the modern literature on inflation and monetary policy, and highlights contemporary issues in the design and conduct of monetary policy for price stability in developing Asia. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  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. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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