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- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 23.99
In this sweeping, incisive study, Dean Starkman exposes the critical shortcomings that softened coverage during the mortgage era and the years leading up to the financial collapse of 2008. Dividing journalism into two competing approaches—access reporting and accountability reporting—he connects the financial collapse to what happens when the former... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The recent financial crisis exposed both a naïve faith in mathematical models to manage risk and a crude culture of greed that embraces risk. This book explores cultures of finance in sites such as corporate governance, hedge funds, central banks, the City of London and Wall Street, and small and medium enterprises. It uses different methods to explore... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2014; US$ 6.99
The financial crisis of 2008 devastated the American economy and caused U.S. policymakers to rethink their approaches to major financial crises. More than five years have passed since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, but questions still persist about the best ways to avoid and respond to future financial crises. In Across the Great Divide , a copublication... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Cycles, Growth and the Great Recession is a collection of papers that assess the nature and role of the business cycle in contemporary economies. These assessments are made in the context of the financial market instability that distinguishes the Great Recession from previous post-war slowdowns. Theorists and applied scholars in the fields of economics... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 12.95
The Price of Scotland covers a well-known episode in Scottish history, the ill-fated Darien Scheme. It recounts for the first time in almost forty years, the history of the Company of Scotland, looking at previously unexamined evidence and considering the failure in light of the Company's financial records. Douglas Watt offers the reader a new... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
This book provides a sweeping, up-to-date, and boldly critical account of the financial crises that rocked East Asia and other parts of the world beginning with the collapse of the Thai baht in 1997. Retracing the story of Asia's "Crisis Five"--Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, the Philippines, and Thailand--Padma Desai argues that the region's imprudently... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 179.00
Focuses on models of multiplier-accelerator type, emerging from Samuelson's seminal work, developed into nonlinear formats by Hicks and Goodwin. The focus on classical, causal or recursive models implies a deviation from main stream business cycle theory, based on "rational expectations". more...
- International Labour Office 2004; US$ 5.00
Examines discrimination in the recruitment of personnel based on immigrants nationalities. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
This e-book of Managerial Finance focuses on the critical period of the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), i.e. the period of crisis from 1999-2001. We investigate a number of hypotheses in order to explain the course of the ASE before and after the crisis. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00
This e-book of Studies in Economics and Finance addresses the major aspects of the global financial crisis and its prospective paradigm shift as the accepted papers analyze the evolution of the crisis, its causes, stock market volatility and its spillover effects on global economy, the corrective policy actions including macroeconomic policy changes... more...