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  • Great Financial Disasters of our Timeby Alan N. Peachey

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 58.20

    Great financial disasters are not a new phenomenon. Probably the first well documented financial disaster was the so-called Tulipmania in the Netherlands in the 1630s, some 300 years before the Wall Street crash. At the end of the twentieth century a similar phenomenon occurred. This time it has taken the form of shares in companies trading on the... more...

  • The capacity of welfare regimes to absorb macro-economic shocks: National differences in the development of unemployment, poverty and the distribution of income in the aftermath of the financial crisis 2008by Verena Maria Mai

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 39.16

    The financial crisis, which struck the EU countries in 2008, was followed by the severest economic recession since the end of the Second World War. This book illustrates the development of unemployment, poverty and the distribution of income within the social systems of Sweden, Austria and Spain in the aftermath of the financial crisis 2008. Whether... more...

  • Krisen ? Crashs ? Depressionenby Franz Walter

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 15.66

    Die erste INDES-Ausgabe des Jahres 2013 widmet sich dem Begriffstrio »Krisen ? Inflation ? Depression«. Der Krisenbegriff ist seit einigen Jahren durch die internationale Finanzkrise (wahlweise auch Immobilien-, Banken-, Schuldenkrise etc.) in aller Munde. Dass im Zuge der immensen Transferzahlungen zur Stützung von Banken, Staaten und nicht zuletzt... more...

  • Vereinbarkeit von Arbeit und Kinderbetreuung: Flexibilisierung als Chance oder Herausforderung?by Janina Tatan

    Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 27.97

    Gegenstand der Untersuchung ist im ersten Schritt eine Aufarbeitung von bereits vorhandener Literatur und vorhandenen Daten zum Thema Arbeitszeit sowie deren Veränderungen und Flexibilisierung in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Aufbauend darauf werden mittels einer eigenen Trendanalyse von SOEP- Daten (Sozio-Oekonomisches Panel) zusätzliche Befunde... more...

  • The World Economy and National Economies in the Interwar Slumpby Professor Theo Balderston

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 150.00

    The functioning of the gold standard has recently been at the heart of explanations of the interwar depression, particularly as a result of the research of Professors Barry Eichengreen and Peter Temin. In The World Economy and National Economies in the Interwar Slump the interaction between the gold standard and the Great Depression in seven countries... more...

  • Manias, Panics and Crashesby Charles P. Kindleberger; Robert Z. Aliber

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 54.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Signal Extractionby Marc Wildi

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 119.00

    The book provides deep insights into the signal extraction problem - especially at the boundary of a sample, where asymmetric filters must be used - and how to solve it optimally. The traditional model-based approach (TRAMO/SEATS or X-12-ARIMA) is an inefficient estimation method because it relies on one-step ahead forecasting performances (of a model)... more...

  • The Global Crisis Makersby Graeme Snooks

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 35.00

    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

    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...