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  • The Real Costs of American Health Careby David Goldhill

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 0.99

    A Vintage Shorts Original Selection   Despite all attempts to make it otherwise, the American health care system remains arcane, bloated, inefficient, and damaging to our health. We pay high premiums, endure exorbitant out-of-pocket costs, see little to no information about treatment options, and suffer often meager and sloppy care. The Affordable... more...

  • Portfolio Construction, Measurement, and Efficiencyby John B. Guerard Jr.

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 134.77

    This volume, inspired by and dedicated to the work of pioneering investment analyst, Jack Treynor, addresses the issues of portfolio risk and return and how investment portfolios are measured.  In a career spanning over fifty years, the primary questions addressed by Jack Treynor were: Is there an observable risk-return trade-off? How can stock... more...

  • Praxisleitfaden betriebliche Altersvorsorgeby Robert Schwarz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 18.87

    Altersarmut? Nein danke! Handlicher Praxisleitfaden zur bAV für Vermittler, Personalverantwortliche und Berater Dieser Leitfaden aus der Praxis für die Praxis erläutert übersichtlich und auf das Wesentliche reduziert die Regelungen zur betrieblichen Altersvorsorge. Das Buch ist insbesondere für Vermittler direkt vor Ort beim Kunden einsetzbar, dient... more...

  • Extreme Events in Financeby Francois Longin

    Wiley 2016; US$ 150.00 US$ 130.00

    A guide to the growing importance of extreme value risk theory, methods, and applications in the financial sector Presenting a uniquely accessible guide, Extreme Events in Finance: A Handbook of Extreme Value Theory and Its Applications features a combination of the theory, methods, and applications of extreme value theory (EVT) in finance and... more...

  • Asset Managementby Stephen Satchell

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 141.38

    This book presents a series of contributions on key issues inthe decision-making behind the management of financial assets. It providesinsight into topics such as quantitative and traditional portfolioconstruction, performance clustering and incentives in the UK pension fundindustry, pension fund governance, indexation, and trackingerrors. Markets... more...

  • Wertorientiertes Risikomanagement von Versicherungsunternehmenby Marcus Kriele; Jochen Wolf

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 21.70

    Dieses Buch gibt einen methodisch fundierten Zugang zum wertorientierten Risikomanagement, einem fachübergreifenden Aufgabengebiet, das Komponenten aus dem Controlling und dem Aktuariat umfasst. Der anwendungsorientierten Ansatz versetzt den Leser in die Lage, ein auf quantitativen Methoden basiertes Risikomanagement unter kritischer Würdigung seiner... more...

  • Grey Data Analysisby Sifeng Liu; Yingjie Yang; Jeffrey Forrest

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 112.31

    This book inclusively and systematically presents the fundamental methods, models and techniques of practical application of grey data analysis, bringing together the authors? many years of theoretical exploration, real-life application, and teaching. It also reflects the majority of recent theoretical and applied advances in the theory achieved by... more...

  • What Is Health Insurance (Good) For?by Robert D. Lieberthal

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 112.31

    This informative volume synthesizes the literatures on health economics, risk management, and health services into a concise guide to the financial and social basics of health insurance with an eye to its wide-scale upgrade. Its scope takes in concepts of health capital, strengths and limitations of insurance models, the effectiveness of coverage... more...

  • Predictive Modeling Applications in Actuarial Science: Volume 2, Case Studies in Insuranceby Edward W. Frees; Glenn Meyers; Richard A. Derrig

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 72.00 US$ 59.04

    This second volume examines practical real-life applications of predictive modeling to forecast future events with an emphasis on insurance. more...

  • The Handbook of International Trade and Financeby Anders Grath

    Kogan Page 2016; US$ 80.00

    An essential guide for anyone involved in international trade, this handbook offers practical commentary on the key financial elements of cross-border business, including risk management, currency management, credit insurance and trade finance. more...