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  • Managing International Riskby Richard J. Herring

    Cambridge University Press 1983; US$ 48.00

    Issues addressed include the prospects for foreign exchange crises, trade wars, international banking crises, and oil shortages. more...

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    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...

  • The Known, the Unknown, and the Unknowable in Financial Risk Managementby Francis X. Diebold; Neil A. Doherty; Richard J. Herring

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 72.50

    A clear understanding of what we know, don't know, and can't know should guide any reasonable approach to managing financial risk, yet the most widely used measure in finance today--Value at Risk, or VaR--reduces these risks to a single number, creating a false sense of security among risk managers, executives, and regulators. This book introduces... 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...

  • Financial Restructuring to Sustain Recoveryby Martin Neil Baily; Richard J. Herring; Yuta Seki

    Brookings Institution Press with Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research 2013; US$ 27.95

    How much financial regulation will adequately reduce future systemic threats to the financial sector? To what extent can international authorities legally oversee the financial activities and outcomes of other transnational entities? Can macroprudential policy be aligned successfully with monetary policy to weather another boom-bust cycle? Editors... more...

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