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- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 58.00
Manias, Panics and Crashes , is a scholarly and entertaining account of the way that mismanagement of money and credit has led to financial explosions over the centuries. Covering such topics as the history and anatomy of crises, speculative manias, and the lender of last resort, this book has been hailed as 'a true classic...both timely and timeless.'... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 38.90
This book takes a multi-disciplinary approach to the great financial crisis of 2007-09. It combines the disciplines of economics, finance, sociology and politics to analyse the causes, consequences and challenges of the crisis. The authors propose that the causes of the crisis should be understood at three inter-related levels - the level of theory... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 29.90
In June 2009, the ASEAN Studies Centre of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organized ISEAS annual roundtable, this time on the subject of "The Global Economic Crisis: Implications for ASEAN". The roundtable concluded that the crisis had a significant impact on the region, and ASEAN needed to... more...