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  1. Islamic Finance

    Islamic Finance

    Hans Visser
    This thoroughly updated and revised second edition analyses the ideas behind Islamic finance, the forms Islamic finance has taken in practice and the tension between the two that may occasionally arise. Along with an expanded section on the history of the ban on interest, this second edition contains a much more extensive discussion of investment and savings accounts, sukuk and tawarruq. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 124.00   Web: $ 111.60
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  2. Finance in an Age of Austerity

    Finance in an Age of Austerity

    Johnston Birchall
    This is a book in search of an alternative to the discredited investor-owned banks that have brought the rich countries into crisis and the world economy into a long period of austerity. It finds customer-owned banks – credit unions, co-operative banks, building societies – have hardly been affected by the crisis and continue to operate according to their organisational DNA: low-risk, close to the customer, underpinned by real savings, and still lending to SMEs to protect jobs and local economies. They are big business – in some countries with over 40% of the market – but networked in smaller, democratic societies whose origins go back to 1850s Germany. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  3. What is Wrong with Islamic Economics?

    What is Wrong with Islamic Economics?

    Muhammad Akram Khan
    What is Wrong with Islamic Economics? takes an objective look at the state of the art in Islamic economics and finance. It analyses reasons for perceived stagnation and also suggests a way forward. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 197.00   Web: $ 177.30
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  4. Monetary Policy and Central Banking

    Monetary Policy and Central Banking

    Edited by Louis-Philippe Rochon, Salewa ‘Yinka Olawoye
    Divided into two parts, this book presents a detailed, multi-faceted analysis of banking and monetary policy. The first part examines the role of central banks within an endogenous money framework. These chapters address post-Keynesian interest rate policy, monetary mercantilism, financial market organization and developing economies. In the second part of the book, the focus switches to the analysis of the financial crisis that began in 2007. The chapters in this section discuss the role of central banks in times of crisis. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 52.00   Web: $ 41.60
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  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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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 44.00   Web: $ 35.20
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 41.00   Web: $ 32.80
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  11. 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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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  12. 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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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  13. 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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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 59.00   Web: $ 47.20
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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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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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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. 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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  17. 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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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  18. A Guide to International Monetary Economics, Third Edition

    A Guide to International Monetary Economics, Third Edition

    Hans Visser
    A Guide to International Monetary Economics is a systematic overview of exchange rate theories, an analysis of exchange rate systems and a discussion of exchange rate policies including discussion of the obstacles that may confront policymakers while running any particular system. This third edition emphasises recent developments such as the creation and expansion of the euro and the radical solution of dollarisation. The book is a concise treatment of this complex field and does not encumber the reader with a surfeit of potentially distracting institutional details. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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    2006   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  19. Central Banking, Monetary Theory and Practice

    Central Banking, Monetary Theory and Practice

    Edited by Paul Mizen
    Celebrating the contribution that Charles Goodhart has made to monetary economics and policy, this unique compendium of original papers draws together a highly respected group of international academics, central bankers and financial market regulators covering a broad range of issues in modern monetary economics. Topics discussed include: central bank independence; credibility and transparency; the inflation forecast and the loss function; monetary policy experiences in the US and the UK; the implications of Goodhart’s Law; the benefits of single versus multiple currencies; and money, near monies and credit. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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    2004   Paperback Price: $ 79.00   Web: $ 63.20
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  20. Monetary History, Exchange Rates and Financial Markets

    Monetary History, Exchange Rates and Financial Markets

    Edited by Paul Mizen
    Monetary History, Exchange Rates and Financial Markets is an impressive collection of original papers in honour of Charles Goodhart’s outstanding contribution to monetary economics and policy. Charles Goodhart has written extensively on many of these topics and has become synonymous with his field; the chapters within this book offer a summary of current thinking on his own research subjects and include perspectives on controversies surrounding them. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2004   Paperback Price: $ 79.00   Web: $ 63.20
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