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  • Handbook of Solvency for Actuaries and Risk Managersby Arne Sandström

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 199.95

    Reflecting the author?s wealth of experience in this field, Handbook of Solvency for Actuaries and Risk Managers: Theory and Practice focuses on the valuation of assets and liabilities, the calculation of capital requirement, and the calculation of the standard formula for the European Solvency II project. The first three sections of the book... more...

  • Risk Management and Simulationby Aparna Gupta

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 107.95

    The challenges of the current financial environment have revealed the need for a new generation of professionals who combine training in traditional finance disciplines with an understanding of sophisticated quantitative and analytical tools. Risk Management and Simulation shows how simulation modeling and analysis can help you solve risk management... more...

  • Genomics and the Reimagining of Personalized Medicineby Richard Tutton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Drawing on insights from work in medical history and sociology, this book analyzes changing meanings of personalized medicine over time, from the rise of biomedicine in the twentieth century, to the emergence of pharmacogenomics and personal genomics in the 1990s and 2000s. In the past when doctors championed personalization they did so to emphasize... more...

  • Uncertainty and Behaviourby Melanie E. Kreye

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    Uncertainty affects us in our everyday lives, and in a wide range of situations but how do individuals and indeed organisations respond to uncertainty and how does it impact their decision-making and actions? Based on the latest developments in academic research, the author offers solid advice on how to manage uncertainty in every-day life, bringing... more...

  • Health Economicsby Charles E. Phelps

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 282.80

    Health Economics combines current economic theory, recent research, and health policy problems into a comprehensive overview of the field. This thorough update of a classic and widely used text follows author Charles E. Phelps' thirteen years of service as Provost of the University of Rochester. Accessible and intuitive, early chapters use recent... more...

  • Project Risk Analysisby Derek Salkeld

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 134.95

    Projects overspend and overrun. Business cases perform less well than expected. Managers tighten their grip and initiate more procedure. But little changes and the scenario repeats, and it has done so for decades. Losing other peoples' money and goodwill is almost an innate characteristic of projects. This may be a norm but it need not be the natural... more...

  • Predictable and Avoidableby Ivo Pezzuto

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Much has been said and written about the 'financial tsunami' and subsequent economic dislocation that occurred in the opening decade of the 21st Century. Professor Ivo Pezzuto is described by business scholars as an expert on the global financial crisis. He has lectured about it at conferences and seminars; written some of the most read and quoted... more...

  • Statistical Methods and Applications in Insurance and Financeby M'hamed Eddahbi; El Hassan Essaky; Josep Vives

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 139.00

    This book is theoutcome of the CIMPA School on Statistical Methods and Applications inInsurance and Finance, held in Marrakech and Kelaat M'gouna (Morocco) in April2013. It presents two lectures and seven refereed papers from the school,offering the reader important insights into key topics. The first of thelectures, by Frederic Viens, addresses... more...

  • Africa's Health Challengesby Andrew F. Cooper; Hany Besada; John J. Kirton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This volume addresses the ideational and policy-oriented challenges of Africa?s health governance due to voluntary and involuntary cross-border migration of people and diseases in a growing 'mobile Africa'. The collected set of specialized contributions in this volume examines how national and regional policy innovation can address the competing conception... more...

  • Real Options Illustratedby Linda Peters

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book explains the standard Real Options Analysis (ROA) literature in a straightforward, step by step manner without the use of complex mathematics. A lot of ROA literature is described through partial differential equations, probabilitydensity functions and simulation techniques, all of which may be unconvincing in the applicable qualities ROA... more...