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  • Finance, Society and Sustainabilityby Nick Silver

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 39.31

    The financial system is vital to our prosperity; much of modern life would be impossible without it. However, since its inception, insiders' privileged position has made the system prone to abuse, often resulting in financial scandals, crises and asset bubbles. This book investigates the extent to which the finance sector is fulfilling a useful social... more...

  • Professional Authority After the Global Financial Crisisby Malcolm Campbell-Verduyn

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 82.73

    This book challenges amoral views of finance as the leading realm in which mammon – wealth and profit – is pursued with little overt regard for morality. The author details an enhanced ethical emphasis by leading Anglo–American professionals in the aftermath of the 2007–8 global financial crisis. Instead of merely stressing expert knowledge, professionals... more...

  • Financial Crises and Earnings Management Behaviorby Bruno Maria Franceschetti

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.19

    This book approaches the question of the relation between financial crises and earnings management from two philosophical perspectives: positivism and critical realism. The results obtained using the positivist approach indicate that financial crises tend to have no consistent effect on earnings quality since managers’ earnings behavior does not differ... more...

  • The Politics of Financial Risk, Audit and Regulationby Atul K. Shah

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The biggest corporate failure ever in British history occurred in 2008 with very little forewarning. The management of HBOS, a major national bank with a long history of prudence prior to the merger in 2001, were allowed to act incompetently. Auditors and regulators failed to act, ignoring a key senior whistleblower, and the ‘competitive’ stock market... more...

  • Applied Quantitative Financeby Wolfgang Karl Härdle; Cathy Yi-Hsuan Chen; Ludger Overbeck

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 70.91

    This text explores developments and solutions for many practical problems confronting quantitative methods in financial research and industry. It is a synthesis of scientific contributions on practical implementation and theoretical concepts. more...

  • Rapidly Changing Securities Marketsby Robert A. Schwartz; John Aidan Byrne; Eileen Stempel

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 82.73

    This book offers a look at equity markets and what they have experienced since the 1997 Order Handling Rules were instituted. Specifically, it examines the tremendous technology innovation, intensified competition between an expanding set of alternative trading venues, and continuing regulatory changes that have occurred. Who have been the key initiators?... more...

  • Hedge Fundsby H. Kent Baker; Greg Filbeck

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 97.99

    Hedge Funds: Structure, Strategies, and Performance spans the gamut from theoretical to practical coverage of an intriguing but often complex subject and provides insights into the field from leading experts around the world. more...

  • Taxation, Technology, and the User Cost of Capitalby E. Biørn

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 72.95

    The definition and measurement of the cost of using real capital as an input in production has been much discussed and approached in several ways in earlier literature. This present study attempts to give a unified treatment of the cost of capital services, with emphasis on its relation to the corporate tax system on the one hand, and to the production... more...

  • Finanzwirtschaft in der Internetökonomieby Harald Meisner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 26.81

    Dieses Buch thematisiert den Zusammenhang zwischen Inhalten von Finanzprodukten und den Transaktionsmöglichkeiten von unterschiedlichen Portalen, auf denen Finanzprodukte dargestellt und gehandelt werden können. Je besser ein Nutzer ein Finanzprodukt versteht, umso souveräner wird er damit umgehen. Ein Nutzer kann dann leicht erkennen, ob sich ein... more...

  • Doing Business In Ghanaby John E. Spillan; Domfeh Obed King

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.19

    This book provides a thorough perspective on the realities of doing business in Ghana, outlining the economic, social, technological, and cultural dimensions of the society. It offers insight for entrepreneurs into the region’s markets based on GDP growth, political and governmental systems, relationships with investors, and other factors. Considered... more...