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  • Economic Disasters of the Twentieth Centuryby M.J. Oliver; D.H. Aldcroft

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    How do we define an economic disaster? A difficult question. Most centuries would claim that they have had their share of disasters, but the twentieth century certainly seems to have been more prone to them than the previous one. A number of leading economists and economic historians assemble here to examine nine key disasters with international or... more...

  • The Global Crisis Makersby Graeme Snooks

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 37.00

    The author argues that we should not be diverted by the East Asian 'meltdown', which is a predictable outcome of global dynamics. Of real concern, however, is the 'hidden crisis', which has been inadvertently engineered by neoliberal economists who dominate the world's financial institutions. They are the global crisis makers, who have convinced governments... more...

  • Dear Mr. Buffettby Janet M. Tavakoli

    Wiley 2009; US$ 16.95 US$ 11.86

    Janet Tavakoli takes you into the world of Warren Buffett by way of the recent mortgage meltdown. In correspondence and discussion with him over 2 years, they both saw the writing on the wall, made clear by the implosion of Bear Stearns. Tavakoli, in clear and engaging prose, explains how the credit mess happened beginning with the mortgage lending... more...

  • Too Big to Save? How to Fix the U.S. Financial Systemby Robert Pozen; Robert J. Shiller

    Wiley 2009; US$ 29.95 US$ 20.96

    Industry luminary Robert Pozen offers his insights on the future of U.S. finance The recent credit crisis and the resulting bailout program are unprecedented events in the financial industry. While it's important to understand what got us here, it's even more important to consider how we should get out. While there is little question that immediate... more...

  • Aftershocksby Anton Hemerijck; Ben Knapen; Ellen van Doorne

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    A must-read for anyone who wants to understand the economic crisis and its aftermath more...

  • Economic Surveys and Data Analysisby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 117.00

    The Centre for International Research on Economic Tendency Surveys ( www.ciret.org ) is a global forum for leading economists and institutions that conduct and analyse business and consumer surveys.  Survey data provides up-to-date information on assessments and expectations of businesses and consumers. This volume contains selected papers... more...

  • The Financial and Economic Crisesby Benton E. Gup

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    The 2007 financial and economic crisis that began in the United States and quickly spread around the world differed from earlier crises in a number of significant ways. This book examines the causes of these events in the US, and their impacts on North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. As with previous crises, real estate booms and busts and excessive... more...

  • The Panic of 2008by Lawrence E. Mitchell; Jr. Arthur E Wilmarth

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    The Panic of 2008 brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines to examine the causes and consequences of the global credit crisis, the subsequent collapse of the financial markets, and the following recession. The book evaluates the crisis in historical context, explores its various legal, economic, and financial dimensions, and considers... more...

  • Investing in Emerging Marketsby Julian Marr; Cherry Reynard

    Wiley 2010; US$ 65.00 US$ 56.33

    For more than a decade, emerging markets have proved one of the most exciting areas of investment, but the sector has not been without its dangers. Private and professional investors alike have continuously been attracted by the promise of riches on offer from countries such as China, India, Brazil and Russia but, as often as not, have been left with... more...

  • The Impact of the Financial Crisis on the Insurance Sector and Policy Responsesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 37.00

    This special report assesses the impact of the crisis on the insurance sector and reviews policy responses within OECD countries. It is based to a large extent on a quantitative and qualitative questionnaire that was circulated to OECD countries in 2009. The report shows that generally the insurance sector demonstrated resilience to the crisis, though... more...