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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Financial Crises

    Financial Crises

    Edited by Franklin Allen, Douglas Gale
    This important volume presents key contributions to the study of financial crises from many different areas of economics. The book offers an economic history of financial crises, empirical studies of crises in the modern era, and classic works on the theory of banking crises. It also covers specialized topics, with sections on currency crises and financial contagion. Undergraduate students of money, banking, macroeconomics and financial crises alike will find this collection to be an invaluable overview of a critical area of study. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 322.00   Web: $ 289.80
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Islamic Finance

    Islamic Finance

    Edited by M. K. Hassan, Mervyn K. Lewis
    Islamic finance refers to methods of undertaking banking and financial transactions that are in conformity with the precepts of Islam. As such, the system offers a challenge to conventional Western ways of thinking about financing. This indispensable set of papers brings together the most important previously published papers on the subject of Islamic Finance from the last four decades. Issues explored include: the prohibition on interest; financing instruments; accounting and regulatory issues; institutional structures and recent developments. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 371.00   Web: $ 333.90
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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. The Development of Monetary Economics

    The Development of Monetary Economics

    D. P. O’Brien
    The book seeks, through the examination of monetary controversies, to provide an historical perspective on modern understanding of monetary policy. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  16. Handbook of Islamic Banking

    Handbook of Islamic Banking

    Edited by M. Kabir Hassan, Mervyn K. Lewis
    The Handbook of Islamic Banking comprises 25 studies by leading international experts on Islamic banking and finance specially commissioned to analyse the various debates and the current state of play in the field. This comprehensive Handbook provides a succinct analysis of the workings of Islamic banking and finance, accessible to a wide range of readers. At the same time, it seeks to bring the current research agenda and the main issues on Islamic banking before a wider audience. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 248.00   Web: $ 223.20
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  17. Money, Distribution and Economic Policy

    Money, Distribution and Economic Policy

    Edited by Eckhard Hein, Achim Truger
    Money, Distribution and Economic Policy takes issue with the inappropriate treatment of money, effective demand and distribution issues in modern mainstream macroeconomics. It presents contributions which are critical of modern orthodoxy and which explore alternative approaches to macroeconomics and economic policy analysis. The contributors explore the following areas: • the development of heterodox theory • the role of money in macroeconomics • the relationship between distribution and aggregate demand • macroeconomic policy issues from a broader heterodox perspective. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  18. The Scale and Impacts of Money Laundering

    The Scale and Impacts of Money Laundering

    Brigitte Unger
    The book gives an interdisciplinary overview of the state-of-the-art of money laundering as well as describing the legal problems of defining and fighting money laundering. It then goes on to present a number of economic models designed to measure money laundering and applies these to measuring the size of laundering in The Netherlands and Australia. The book also gives an overview of techniques and potential effects of money laundering identified and measured so far in the literature. It adds to this debate by calculating the effects of laundering on crime and economic growth. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  19. 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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  20. A Handbook of Alternative Monetary Economics

    A Handbook of Alternative Monetary Economics

    Edited by Philip Arestis, Malcolm Sawyer
    This major Handbook consists of 29 contributions that explore the full range of exciting and interesting work on money and finance currently taking place within heterodox economics. There are many themes and facets of alternative monetary and financial economics but two major ones can be identified. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 264.00   Web: $ 237.60
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