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Banks & Banking

  • Redefining Capitalism in Global Economic Developmentby Kui-Wai Li

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 49.95

    Redefining Capitalism in Global Economic Development reconsiders capitalism by taking into account the unfolding forces of economic globalization, especially in Asian economies. It explores the economic implications and consequences of recent financial crises, terrorism, ultra-low interest rates that are decades-long, debt-prone countries and countries... more...

  • The German Financial System and the Financial and Economic Crisisby Daniel Detzer; Nina Dodig; Trevor Evans; Eckhard Hein; Hansjörg Herr; Franz Josef Prante

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 123.15

    This book provides an up-to-date overview of the development of the German financial system, with a particular focus on financialization and the financial crisis, topics that have increasingly gained attention since the crisis and the discussion on the secular stagnation started. The authors of the book—economists who have conducted extensive research... more...

  • Cash, Corruption and Economic Developmentby Vikram Vashisht

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 25.00

    Have you ever asked yourself what gives comfort to someone who demands and accepts a bribe, sells drugs or commits professional crimes for money? The majority of these people are not wealthy, and they accept small amounts of money every day from their victims. Cash, Corruption and Economic Development examines the causes of corruption and crime... more...

  • Can Banks Still Keep a Secret?by Sandra Booysen; Dora Neo

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 100.00

    An insight into bank secrecy in major jurisdictions, complemented by chapters on privacy, data protection, conflict of laws and exchange of information. more...

  • The Basel II Ratingby Marc B. Lambrecht

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    If you are seeking access to equity or finance from a bank or bank-related institution, your company will need a Basel II rating. How does the Basel II Rating differ from previous credit ratings? What specific information will your bankers require for the rating? What can you do to ensure the most favourable outcome? Unfortunately there is no mathematical... more...

  • Barometer of Fearby Alexis Stenfors

    Zed Books 2017; US$ 16.95

    Labelled a 'rogue trader' after a mismarking scandal, Alexis Stenfors reveals the murky truth about banks and how the rigging of LIBOR - described as 'the biggest banking scandal in history' - and the more recent foreign exchange (FX) scandals are just the tip of the iceberg. more...

  • Money, Politics and Powerby Richard A. Kleer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The Nine Years’ War with France was a period of great institutional innovation in public finance and of severe monetary turmoil for England. It saw the creation of the Bank of England; a sudden sharp fall in the external value of the pound; a massive undertaking to melt down and recoin most of the nation’s silver currency; a failed attempt to create... more...

  • Wettbewerb und Stabilität bei deutschen Regionalbankenby Stefan Klaßmüller

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 40.45

    Stefan Klaßmüller beschäftigt sich in diesem Buch mit der Wettbewerbsintensität im deutschen Bankensektor und dem Einfluss des Wettbewerbs auf die Bankenstabilität. Der Autor führt eine empirische Analyse durch, die bestätigt, dass starke regionale Unterschiede in der Wettbewerbsintensität im deutschen Bankensektor vorherrschen. Banken auf ländlich... more...

  • Bare Münzeby Thomas Weibel

    Verlag Johannes Petri 2017; US$ 19.99

    Geld regiert die Welt. Es gibt kaum etwas, das wir so oft brauchen und worüber wir uns so wenig Gedanken machen wie das liebe Geld. Dabei gibt es so vieles, was wir nicht wissen: Was haben Münzen mit römischen Gänsen zu tun, wozu dienen Geschenke von Südseefischern, und weshalb lieben Gauner Tausendfrankennoten? Warum sind runde Zahlen beim Feilschen... more...

  • The End of Moneyby New Scientist

    Hodder & Stoughton 2017; US$ 15.99

    Murder for hire. Drug trafficking. Embezzlement. Money laundering. These might sound like plot lines of a thriller, but they are true stories from the short history of cryptocurrencies - digital currencies conceived by computer hackers and cryptographers that represent a completely new sort of financial transaction that could soon become mainstream.... more...