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- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00
The credit and banking crisis which hit the western world in 2007/2008 has and will continue to have far-reaching after-effects. At their core are Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDOs) and Credit Default Swaos (CDSs), the main themes of this book. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 140.00
This book examines the banking crisis of July/August 2007 and its ensuing after-effects in 2008-2009: economic crisis, credit crunch, massive recapitalization of some banks and nationalization of other banks. The author offers his views on the factors which led to this global financial catastrophe and how it could have been avoided. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 115.00
Restructuring the balance sheets of Western governments, banks and households is an important issue in the recovery after the recent crisis. Chorafas' latest book focuses on sovereign debt, sovereign risk and the developing economic and financial business climate and explains why the year of the big crisis may fall in the middle of this decade. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 120.00
The banking industry extensively lobbied against Basel III and governments have been keen to delay its full implementation. Chorafas' latest book takes a well-rounded approach on Basel III's strengths and weaknesses and explains how, without deep restructuring of the global banking industry, (like Basel II) Basel III will fail. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1995; US$ 235.00
Financial analysis, modellng, simulation and knowledge engineering have become essential to the survival of every enterprise. This thorough and comprehensive book looks at the development and use of financial models for analysis and decision-making, showing the reader how to apply these methods in his or her own work. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 175.00
This book provides an essential update for experienced data processing professionals, transaction managers and database specialists who are seeking system solutions beyond the confines of traditional approaches. It provides practical advice on how to manage complex transactions and share distributed databases on client servers and the Internet. Based... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
Globalization, the internationalization of trade, and financial integration are having enormous implications for businesses as well as for the whole economies of countries or blocks of countries. In this book Dr Chorafas argues that research is now producing evidence that there may be limits to such globalization and amalgamation and that these need... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 154.95
It is no secret that Europe is currently undergoing a major economic and social crisis, so it is essential says Dimitris Chorafas that leaders of industry and finance within the EU, or doing business with the EU, know what is going on. What is it that threatens competitiveness and produces obstacles to providing a vibrant business landscape in the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 139.95
Dimitris Chorafas argues that European educational standards, from primary schools through to universities, leave much to be desired. He then turns to employment. Already affected by problems with education, employment is fettered by structural issues, ra more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
Dimitris Chorafas reviews Europe, America and Asias energy needs in the coming decade, pointing out that current policies are inadequate at best, and more likely disastrous for the economy. Governments persist in having their own agenda and priorities as well as plenty of constraints and taboos, yet when he critically examines the challenges... more...