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  • New Financial Instruments and Institutionsby Yasuyuki Fuchita; Robert E. Litan

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 29.95

    New financial instruments?such as structured financial products and exchange-traded funds?and new financial institutions?including hedge funds and private-equity funds?present opportunities as well as policy and regulatory challenges in U.S. and Japanese financial markets. This book presents cutting-edge research from experts in academia and the financial... more...

  • Pooling Moneyby Robert E. Litan; Yasuyuki Fuchita

    Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 24.95

    One of the first rules of investing is diversification: spreading resources over many types of investments in order to minimize financial risk. Mutual funds have been the diversification vehicle of choice for the last several decades. In recent years, however, other opportunities for diversification—such as separately managed accounts and exchange-traded... more...

  • Financial Gatekeepersby Yasuyuki Fuchita; Robert E. Litan

    Brookings Institution Press and Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research 2007; US$ 29.95

    Developed country capital markets have devised a set of institutions and actors to help provide investors with timely and accurate information they need to make informed investment decisions. These actors have become known as "financial gatekeepers" and include auditors, financial analysts, and credit rating agencies. Corporate financial... more...

  • Prudent Lending Restoredby Yasuyuki Fuchita; Richard J. Herring; Robert E. Litan

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 32.95

    Climate change will inflict damage on every continent, but it will hit the world’s poor disproportionately hard. Whatever hard-fought human development gains have been made may be impeded or reversed by climate change as new threats emerge to water and food security, agricultural production and access, and nutrition and public health.Climate Change... more...

  • After the Crashby Yasuyuki Fuchita; Richard J. Herring; Robert E. Litan

    Brookings Institution Press and Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research 2010; US$ 26.95

    In After the Crash, noted economists Yasuyuki Fuchita, Richard Herring, and Robert Litan bring together a distinguished group of experts from academia and the private sector to take a hard look at how the financial industry and some of its practices are likely to change in the years ahead. more...

  • Growing Oldby Yasuyuki Fuchita; Richard J. Herring; Robert E. Litan

    Brookings Institution Press with the Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research 2011; US$ 26.95

    While the immediate dangers from the recent financial crisis have abated—much ofthe financial system has returned to profitability and the economy is growing, albeitslowly—the damage to the economy will linger for years. Among the many impacts is theproblem that may be most acute in the United States: how state and local governments and private... more...

  • Rocky Timesby Yasuyuki Fuchita; Richard J. Herring; Robert E. Litan

    Brookings Institution Press with Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research 2012; US$ 26.95

    It has been four years since the financial crisis of 2008, and the global financial system still is experiencing malaise caused by high rates of unemployment; a lingering, unresolved supply of foreclosed properties; the deepening European debt crisis; and fear of a recurrence of the bank turmoil that brought about the Great Recession. All of these... more...

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