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Banks & Banking

  • The Spider Networkby David Enrich

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 12.68

    In 2006, an oddball group of bankers, traders and brokers from some of the largest financial institutions made a startling realization: Libor?the London interbank offered rate, which determines the interest rates on trillions in loans worldwide?was set daily by a small group of easily manipulated administrators, and that they could reap huge profits... more...

  • Financial Crisis, Corporate Governance, and Bank Capitalby Sanjai Bhagat

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 32.00

    This book proposes a solution to the 'too big to fail' problem that will help to prevent future financial crises. more...

  • The Spider Networkby David Enrich

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 22.49

    The Wall Street Journal 's award-winning business reporter unveils the bizarre and sinister story of how a math genius named Tom Hayes, a handful of outrageous confederates, and a deeply corrupt banking system ignited one of the greatest financial scandals in history. In 2006, an oddball group of bankers, traders and brokers from some of the world?s... more...

  • Demonetisation Decodedby Jayati Ghosh; C. P. Chandrasekhar; Prabhat Patnaik

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 150.00

    On the night of 8 November 2016, at 8:15 pm, India?s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, announced in a televised broadcast to the nation that with effect from midnight, currency notes of denominations Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 would no longer be legal tender. In one stroke, this involved the de-recognition of over 86 per cent of the value of Indian currency... more...

  • Digitalisierung in Wirtschaft und Wissenschaftby SRH Fernhochschule

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 36.46

    Der erste Band der Schriftenreihe der SRH Fernhochschule The Mobile University beschäftigt sich in 7 Beiträgen mit aktuellen Fragestellungen und Entwicklungen der Digitalisierung in den Bereichen Wirtschaft & Management, Psychologie & Gesundheit sowie Naturwissenschaft & Technologie. Professoren und Dozenten der Hochschule präsentieren wissenschaftliche... more...

  • Driven to the Brinkby Alicia Micklethwait; Patricia Dimond

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 24.94

    Driven to the Brink  is a collection of short stories about corporate disasters and how inadequate governance and flawed culture caused a massive destruction of shareholder value. Look at any major corporate meltdown and two factors emerge: a failure of corporate governance and a culture where short-termism and greed are rewarded and risk... more...

  • Blockchain Basicsby Daniel Drescher

    Apress 2017; US$ 18.43

    In 25 concise steps, you will learn the basics of blockchain technology. No mathematical formulas, program code, or computer science jargon are used. No previous knowledge in computer science, mathematics, programming, or cryptography is required. Terminology is explained through pictures, analogies, and metaphors. This book bridges the gap that... more...

  • Deposit Insurance Schemesby Djurdjica Ognjenovic

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.47

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of funding arrangements for explicit deposit insurance schemes. Responding to international guidelines and best practice, it discusses policy decisions and operational challenges which deposit insurers face in the financial management of ex-ante deposit insurance funds. Numerous examples are provided, and... more...

  • Bank Credit Extension and Real Economic Activity in South Africaby Nombulelo Gumata; Eliphas Ndou

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 141.02

    This book presents empirical evidence that supports and facilitates a practical, integrated approach to how bank regulatory and selected macro-prudential tools interact with monetary policy to achieve price and financial stability. The empirical results contained in various chapters accompany in-depth historical analysis and counterfactual scenarios... more...

  • Summary and Analysis of The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machineby Worth Books

    Worth Books 2017; US$ 3.50

    So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Big Short tells you what you need to know?before or after you read Michael Lewis?s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.   This short summary and analysis of The Big Short by Michael... more...