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Banks & Banking

  • Among the Bankersby Joris Luyendijk

    Melville House 2016; US$ 25.95

    Joris Luyendijk, an investigative journalist, knew as much about banking as the average person: almost nothing. Bankers, he thought, were ruthless, competitive, bonus-obsessed sharks, irrelevant to his life. And then he was assigned to investigate the financial sector.   Joris immersed himself in the City?London?s equivalent of Wall Street?for several... more...

  • The Political Economy of European Banking Unionby David Howarth; Lucia Quaglia

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    The establishment of Banking Union represents a major development in European economic governance and European integration history more generally. This book is informed by two main empirical questions: 'Why Banking Union?' and 'Why this specific form of Banking Union?' more...

  • The Second Bank of the United Statesby Jane Ellen Knodell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The year 2016 marks the 200 th anniversary of the founding of the Second Bank of the United States (1816-1836). This book is an economic history of an early central bank, the Second Bank of the United States (1816-36). After US President Andrew Jackson vetoed the re-chartering of the Bank in 1832, the US would go without a central bank for the rest... more...

  • Credit Risk Analyticsby Bart Baesens; Daniel Roesch; Harald Scheule

    Wiley 2016; US$ 85.00 US$ 59.50

    The long-awaited, comprehensive guide to practical credit risk modeling Credit Risk Analytics provides a targeted training guide for risk managers looking to efficiently build or validate in-house models for credit risk management. Combining theory with practice, this book walks you through the fundamentals of credit risk management and shows... more...

  • Bank Funding, Financial Instruments and Decision-Making in the Banking Industryby Santiago Carbó Valverde; Pedro Jesús Cuadros Solas; Francisco Rodríguez Fernández

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 112.31

    This book provides insight into current research topics in finance and banking in the aftermath of the financial crisis. Expert authors authoritatively analyse how banks finance their activities and resolve funding issues. Chapters specifically discuss financial instruments such as corporate bonds, IPOs, sukuks and microfinance investment vehicles... more...

  • Histoire de la Banque de Franceby Alphonse Courtois; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : ""Tout est perdu fors l'honneur", écrivait François Ier ŕ sa mčre aprčs le désastre de Pavie. Tout est perdu fors le crédit, a-t-on pu penser aprčs la catastrophe de Sedan. C'est, en effet, le crédit, cet honneur des temps modernes, qui nous permet de nous relever des déplorables conséquences de nos fautes. Et nous n'entendons pas seulement... more...

  • The Money Illusionby Irving Fisher

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 1.99

    In economics, money illusion refers to the tendency of people to think of currency in nominal, rather than real, terms. In other words, the numerical/face value (nominal value) of money is mistaken for its purchasing power (real value). This is false, as modern fiat currencies have no inherent value and their real value is derived from their ability... more...

  • Towards Reforming the Legal Framework for Secured Transactions in Nigeriaby Chima Williams Iheme

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 134.77

    This book offers a valuable guide to one of the most challenging areas of commercial law, now frequently referred to as secured transactions, with a focus on Nigerian, Canadian and United States perspectives. A debtor?s ability to provide collateral influences not only the cost of the money borrowed, but also in many cases, whether secured lenders... more...

  • The Euroby Joseph Stiglitz

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 28.19

    From Nobel Prize-winning economist and best-selling author Joseph Sitglitz, author of Globalization and Its Discontents , this is the essential, must-read guide to the future of Europe. Solidarity and prosperity fostered by economic integration: this principle has underpinned the European project from the start, and the establishment of a... more...

  • Banking and Monetary Policies in a Changing Financial Environmentby Wassim Shahin; Elias El-Achkar

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The 21st century witnessed major changes in the financial environment surrounding bank regulators and banks. Banking and Monetary Policies in a Changing Financial Environment delves into three of these developments and challenges. The first change in the financial environment relates to the rise in the number and sophistication of financial... more...