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Business cycles. Economic fluctuations

  • The Price of Scotlandby Douglas Watt

    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...

  • Financial Crisis, Contagion, and Containmentby Padma Desai

    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...

  • Cycles, Growth and the Great Recessionby Annalisa Cristini; Stephen Fazzari; Edward Greenberg; Riccardo Leoni

    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...

  • Across the Great Divideby Martin Neil Baily; John B. Taylor

    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...

  • Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, The Great Recession, and the Uses-and Misuses-of Historyby Barry Eichengreen

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    The two great financial crises of the past century are the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Great Recession, which began in 2008. Both occurred against the backdrop of sharp credit booms, dubious banking practices, and a fragile and unstable global financial system. When markets went into cardiac arrest in 2008, policymakers invoked the lessons... more...

  • Bilanzoptimierung für das Ratingby Norbert T. Varnholt; Peter Hoberg

    Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag für Wirtschaft Steuern Recht GmbH 2014; US$ 51.88

    Gutes Rating gleich geringere Kapitalkosten gleich höherer Gewinn. Kreditinstitute bewilligen nur dem Unternehmen Kredite, das gute Rating-Ergebnisse vorweist. Wie kann sich ein Unternehmen darauf effizient vorbereiten? Wer die Analyse-Instrumente der Banken kennt, sichert sich eine gute Ausgangslage. Das Buch zeigt, wie Unternehmen beim Rating gut... more...

  • Financial Cultures and Crisis Dynamicsby Bob Jessop; Brigitte Young; Christoph Scherrer

    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...

  • Be preparedby Oliver Leisse

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2014; US$ 26.99

    <!-- Generated by XStandard version 2.0.1.0 on 2014-11-20T11:52:20 --><p>Welche Angebote erwarten die Kunden von morgen? Welche Zukunftsstrategien sind sinnvoll? Welche Produkte und Marken bleiben oder werden relevant?</p><p>Trend- und Zukunftsforscher Oliver Leisse bereitet Sie auf die 30 wichtigsten Trends vor, die in den... more...

  • Bank Ownership and Credit Growth in Emerging Markets During and After the 2008–09 Financial Crisis — A Cross-Regional Comparisonby Guodong Chen; Yi Wu

    International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00

    This paper examines bank credit growth in emerging markets before, during, and after the 2008-09 financial crisis using bank-level data, focusing on the role of bank ownership. Credit growth by foreign banks lagged behind that of domestic banks in 2009 in Asia, and in 2010 in Latin America and emerging Europe. State-owned banks instead played a counter-cyclical... more...

  • The Media and Financial Crisesby Steve Schifferes; Richard Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The Media and Financial Crises provides unique insights into the debate on the role of the media in the global financial crisis. Coverage is inter-disciplinary, with contributions from media studies, political economy and journalists themselves. It features a wide range of countries, including the USA, UK, Ireland, Greece, Spain and Australia, and... more...