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Risk in industry. Risk management

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  • Risk and the Corporate Structure of Banksby International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 2010; US$ 9.00

    We identify different sources of risk as important determinants of banks' corporate structures when expanding into new markets. Subsidiary-based corporate structures benefit from greater protection against economic risk because of affiliate-level limited liability, but are more exposed to the risk of capital expropriation than are branches. Thus, branch-based... more...

  • Barriers to Household Risk Management: Evidence from Indiaby Robert M. Townsend; Shawn Cole; Jeremy Tobacman; Xavier Gine; James Ian Vickery; Petia Topalova

    International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 9.00

    Why do many households remain exposed to large exogenous sources of non-systematic income risk? We use a series of randomized field experiments in rural India to test the importance of price and non-price factors in the adoption of an innovative rainfall insurance product. Demand is significantly price sensitive, but widespread take-up would not be... more...

  • Can Women Save Japan?by Chad Steinberg; Masato Nakane

    International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 9.00

    Japan's potential growth rate is steadily falling with the aging of its population. This paper explores the extent to which raising female labor participation can help slow this trend. Using a cross-country database we find that smaller families, higher female education, and lower marriage rates are associated with much of the rise in women's aggregate... more...

  • The Real Effects of Financial Sector Riskby Andrea M. Maechler; Alexander F. Tieman

    International Monetary Fund 2009; US$ 9.00

    This paper estimates the magnitude of key effects on the real economy from financial sector stress. We focus on the short-run feedback effect from market-based indicators of financial sector risk to the real economy through the credit channel, and estimate this effect on an economy-wide (macro) level, as well as on the level of individual large banks.... more...

  • Managing Risk and Performanceby Thomas Stanton; Douglas W. Webster

    Wiley 2014; US$ 75.00 US$ 52.50

    Discover analytical tools and practices to help improve the quality of risk management in government organizations Federal agencies increasingly recognize the importance of active risk management to help ensure that they can carry out their missions. High impact events, once thought to occur only rarely, now occur with surprising frequency. Managing... more...

  • Women At Work In The Gulfby Fakhro

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • ERM - Enterprise Risk Managementby Jean-Paul Louisot; Christopher H. Ketcham

    Wiley 2014; US$ 105.00 US$ 73.50

    A wealth of international case studies illustrating current issues and emerging best practices in enterprise risk management Despite enterprise risk management's relative newness as a recognized business discipline, the marketplace is replete with guides and references for ERM practitioners. Yet, until now, few case studies illustrating ERM in action... more...

  • Pentaho Business Analytics Cookbookby Sergio Ramazzina

    Packt Publishing 2014; US$ 29.99

    This practical guide contains a wide variety of recipes, taking you through all the topics you need to quickly familiarize yourself with Pentaho and extend your Pentaho skillset.If you are involved in daily activities using Pentaho Business Analytics platform, this is the book for you. It is a good companion to get you quickly acquainted with everything... more...

  • Practical Enterprise Risk Managementby Liz Taylor

    Kogan Page 2014; US$ 44.95

    Practical Enterprise Risk Management provides a comprehensive overview of enterprise risk management, helping you to embed ERM into your organization, reach strategic goals and take more managed risks. more...

  • Security Leader Insights for Risk Managementby Richard Chase

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 24.95

    How do you, as a busy security executive or manager, stay current with evolving issues, familiarize yourself with the successful practices of your peers, and transfer this information to build a knowledgeable, skilled workforce the times now demand? With Security Leader Insights for Risk Management, a collection of timeless leadership best practices... more...