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  • Financial Markets Theoryby Emilio Barucci; Claudio Fontana

    Springer London 2017; US$ 89.55

    This work, now in a thoroughly revised second edition, presents the economic foundations of financial markets theory from a mathematically rigorous standpoint and offers a self-contained critical discussion based on empirical results. It is the only textbook on the subject to include more than two hundred exercises, with detailed solutions to selected... more...

  • Risikomanagement und wertorientierte Unternehmensführungby Carolin Stier

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 40.45

    Carolin Stier untersucht die Wertrelevanz des Risikomanagements. Ausgangspunkt ihrer Analyse ist die neoklassische Kapitalmarkttheorie, die in der wertorientierten Unternehmensführung die Grundlage zur Ableitung von Kapitalkostensätzen als Wertmaßstab bildet. Den Einfluss des Risikomanagements auf die Beziehungen des Unternehmens zu seinen Stakeholdern... more...

  • Gabler Versicherungslexikonby Fred Wagner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 84.66

    In diesem Nachschlagewerk sind alle relevanten Begriffe der Versicherungswirtschaft umfassend definiert. Ziel ist es, dem Leser ein Lexikon an die Hand zu geben, das ihm alles Wissenswerte zum Thema klar, verständlich und in ausreichendem Umfang erklärt. Es werden Begriffe aus der Sozialversicherung, den verschiedenen Zweigen der Privatversicherung,... more...

  • The Wisdom of Financeby Mihir Desai

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017; US$ 25.18

    The Wisdom of Finance takes well-known financial concepts and applies them to our most pressing life issues. The book is  philosophical in its approach, but Desai's thesis is  peppered with real-life examples of how financial types can and should see the world around them. more...

  • Loss Coverageby Guy Thomas

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 22.00

    This book argues that, contrary to received wisdom, some adverse selection in insurance markets is beneficial to society as a whole. more...

  • Reliability, Maintainability and Riskby David J. Smith

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 99.95

    Reliability, Maintainability and Risk: Practical Methods for Engineers, Ninth Edition, has taught reliability and safety engineers techniques to minimize process design, operation defects, and failures for 35 years. For beginners, the book provides tactics on how to avoid pitfalls in this complex and wide field. For experts in the field, well-described,... more...

  • Redefining Risk & Returnby Jesper Lyng Jensen; Susanne Sublett

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 40.27

    This book is the first attempt to re-define objective risk. It addresses the cost of running out of capital as a generalized cost syndrome and explains how it is possible to describe this cost in such a way as to give it practical, real-life significance for personal finances, company finances and the economy as a whole. The discussion begins... more...

  • Equity Derivativesby Neil C Schofield

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 40.26

    This book provides thorough coverage of the institutional applications of equity derivatives. It starts with an introduction on stock markets' fundamentals before opening the gate on the world of structured products. Delta-one products and options are covered in detail, providing readers with deep understanding of the use of equity derivatives strategies.... more...

  • Controlling Costs: Strategic Issues in Health Care Managementby Huw T.O. Davies; Manouche Tavakoli

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Controlling costs in health care is rarely something that can be tackled in isolation. Cost control invariably interacts with issues of quality and health care access. Thus, this diverse collection of papers is concerned not just with costs but more importantly with value. Both macro and micro concerns are covered. At the macro level, health care... more...

  • The Project Risk Maturity Modelby Martin Hopkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 124.95

    Top businesses recognise risk management as a core feature of their project management process and approach to the governance of projects. However, a mature risk management process is required in order to realise its benefits; one that takes into account the design and implementation of the process and the skills, experience and culture of the people... more...