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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 154.95
Much has been said and written about the 'financial tsunami' and economic dislocation that occurred in the opening decade of the 21st Century. In Predictable and Avoidable, Professor Dr Ivo Pezzuto offers an independent and unbiased analysis of the financial crises and one of the first fully considered expositions of the financial, governance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Calculating Political Risk is rich and illuminating, and much more than a political science treatise. Althaus draws on diverse literature, extensive interviews and intriguing case studies to offer interdisciplinary, practical and nuanced insight. This book provides new perspectives and more precise language for making sense of a critical dimension... more...
- Encounter Books 2013; US$ 5.99
Medicaid, America?s government-run health insurance program for the poor, should be a lifeline that provides needed health care to Americans with no other options. Surprisingly, however, it doesn?t. The medical literature reveals a $450 billion-a-year scandal: that people on Medicaid have far worse health outcomes than those with private insurance,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 120.00
The latest research on measuring, managing and pricing financial risk. Three broad perspectives are considered: financial risk in non-financial corporations; in financial intermediaries such as banks; and finally within the context of a portfolio of securities of different credit quality and marketability. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
The benefits of modern technology often involve health, safety and environmental risks that produce public suspicion of technologies and aversion to certain products and substances. Amplified by the pervasive power of the media, public concern about health and ecological risks can have enormous economic and social impacts, such as the 'stigmatization'... more...
- PublicAffairs 2013; US$ 26.99
Foreword by Harvey V. Fineberg, President of the Institute of Medicine For decades, experts have puzzled over why the US spends more on health care but suffers poorer outcomes than other industrialized nations. Now Elizabeth H. Bradley and Lauren A. Taylor marshal extensive research, including a comparative study of health care data from thirty... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Risk as we now know it is a wholly new phenomenon, the by-product of our ever more complex and powerful technologies. In business, policy making, and in everyday life, it demands a new way of looking at technological and environmental uncertainty. In this definitive volume, four of the world's leading risk researchers present a fundamental critique... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 80.00
A practitioner's account of how investment risk affects the decisions of professional investment managers. Jargon-free, with a broad coverage of investment types and asset classes, the non-investment professional will find this book readable and accessible. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
There are two questions often asked of risk communication: what has been learned from past work, and what is needed to push the field forward? Drawing on the experience of leading risk researchers and practitioners, Effective Risk Communication focuses on answering these questions. The book draws together new examples of research and practice from... more...