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  • The Evolution of Central Banking and Monetary Policy in the Asia-Pacificby Akhand Akhtar Hossain

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    This book of case studies is a contribution to monetary macroeconomics in which country-specific experience and issues in inflation and monetary policy are reviewed and analysed in an historical context. In doing so, the key ideas and views on the sources and dynamics of inflation and monetary-policy behaviour are investigated after taking into account... more...

  • Central Banking and Monetary Policy in Muslim-Majority Countriesby Akhand Akhtar Hossain

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    This book reviews key aspects of central banking and monetary policy in selected Muslim-majority countries. While reviewing country-specific experiences and issues in inflation and monetary policy, and analysing them from an historical context, emphasis is given to the evolution of Islamic banking and finance and the consequent institutional developments... more...

  • Balancing the Regulation and Taxation of Bankingby Sajid M. Chaudhry; Andrew W. Mullineux; Natasha Agarwal

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    This concise book gives a unique overview of bank taxation as an alternative or a compliment to prudential regulation or non-revenue taxation. Existing bank taxation is reviewed with a view to eliminating distortions in the tax system, which have incentivized banks to engage in risky activities in the past. The authors analyse the taxation of financial... more...

  • Islamic Financeby Professor Paul S. Mills; John R. Presley

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 205.00

    Given the propensity of the world financial system to crisis, this book explores the radical alternative put forward by Islamic (and Western) theories of non-interest banking. The Islamic critique of interest and early experiments with non-interest banking are assessed against the conventional theories regarding banking, company finance and macroeconomic... more...

  • The Art of Better Retail Bankingby Hugh Croxford; Frank Abramson; Alex Jablonowski

    Wiley 2005; US$ 103.00

    "This new book on retail banking is both readable and innovative. Its analysis is unusually accessible in its style, and the book's conclusions and predictions will be rightly thought provoking. The customer is gaining real power and this new book's insights on the importance of leadership, the need to unleash creativity and to make a bank's IT and... more...

  • Islamic Banking And Finance In South-east Asiaby Angelo M Venardos

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 70.00

    To truly understand the current interest in the development of Islamic banking and finance in South-East Asia, and how it is different from the conventional banking system, the author believes one must firstly understand the religious relationship originating from the Qur?an, and then trace the historical geographic and political developments of Islam... more...

  • Thirty Years of Islamic Bankingby Munawar Iqbal; Philip Molyneux

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 135.00

    This text explains how Islamic banking works and what it offers as an alternative model of financial intermediation. Important questions addressed include: Why Islamic banking started and where it is going? Who are the main players at present and whom it will attract in future? What are its strengths and weaknesses? Will Islamic banks survive in highly... more...

  • Mergers and Acquisitions in Banking and Financeby Ingo Walter

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 59.99

    This work is intended to lay out, in a clear and intuitive as well as comprehensive way, what we know - or think we know - about mergers and acquisitions in the financial services sector. It evaluates their underlying drivers, factual evidence as to whether or not the basic economic concepts and strategic precepts are correct. more...

  • Naked Among Cannibalsby Graham Hand

    Allen & Unwin 2001; US$ 27.22

    An insider's story of how Australian banks have lost the trust and respect of their customers by relentlessly pursuing profits. more...

  • Handbook of Islamic Bankingby M.K. Hassan; M.K. Lewis

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 60.00

    The Handbook of Islamic Banking comprises 25 studies by leading international experts on Islamic banking and finance specially commissioned to analyse the various debates and the current state of play in the field. From its origins thirty years ago, Islamic banking has expanded rapidly to become a distinctive and fast growing segment of the international... more...