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  • Insurance Regulation in the European Unionby Pierpaolo Marano; Michele Siri

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 141.73

    This book explores the profound transformation that has taken place in European insurance legislation since January 2016. Expert contributions discuss the changes that have taken place in the supervision of insurance and reinsurance undertakings through an economic risk-based approach. They outline the European insurance market before going on to... more...

  • Never Split Tens!by Leslie M. Golden

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 29.52

    Renowned probability theorist Edward O. Thorp revolutionized the casino industry by developing card counting systems for the casino game of blackjack. Les Golden, the celebrated blackjack, roulette, and craps columnist for Bluff Europe , , iGaming Business , GamblingOnline , and Jackpots Review magazines, tells Thorp’s incredible... more...

  • Risks in Agricultureby Alka Parikh

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 50.78

    This book examines the risks involved in agriculture from the farmer’s perspective. It investigates the issues that concern farmers the most like why farmers are not increasing the acreage allotted to pulses despite major increases in the price. Primarily based on focused group discussions (FGDs) and individual interviews, it also analyzes the productivity... more...

  • The Business of Bankingby Giusy Chesini; Elisa Giaretta; Andrea Paltrinieri

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book offers new insights on banking business models, risks and regulation proposals in the aftermath of the European financial crisis. It investigates the main issues affecting the business of banking nowadays, such as low interest rates and non-performing loans. The combined effect of low to negative interest rates and weak economic growth has... more...

  • Shipping Operations Managementby I.D. Visvikis; P.M. Panayides

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book focuses on the management of ship operations, an activity that requires integrative knowledge and technical expertise that spans various disciplines. As such, ship operations personnel are expected to be well-versed with aspects of management, economics, engineering, technology and law. Further, ship operations management requires the ability... more...

  • Game Changersby Rudolf Taschner

    Prometheus Books 2017; US$ 11.99

    In this lively history of game theory, a gifted math educator and science writer explains for lay readers the uses and value of this innovative yet easy-to-understand approach to mathematical modeling. Essentially, game theory interprets life as a game with mathematical rules. By following the rules, decisions can be calculated that result in the greatest... more...

  • Monetary Policy, Financial Crises, and the Macroeconomyby Frank Heinemann; Ulrich Klüh; Sebastian Watzka

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 141.73

    This volume investigates different aspects of monetary policy and prevention of financial crises. It discusses some recently suggested measures for central banks' responses to liquidity shortages and to the liquidity trap, methods for assessing the potential of crisis contagion via the interbank network, and the interaction between micro- and macro-prudential... more...

  • Identifying Stock Market Bubblesby Azar Karimov

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book introduces readers to a new approach to identifying stock market bubbles by using the illiquidity premium, a parameter derived by employing conic finance theory. Further, it shows how to develop the closed form formulas of the bid and ask prices of European options by using Black-Scholes and Kou models. By using the derived formulas and sliding... more...

  • Medicare For Dummiesby Patricia Barry

    Wiley 2017; US$ 22.99 US$ 19.99

    Get tips on navigating the Medicare maze Determine the best time to enroll—and how Save money by avoiding costly mistakes Medicare made easy So you've become eligible for Medicare, or perhaps a loved one is ready to join. Now what? This book answers all the questions you'll face as you navigate your way through this often-intimidating... more...

  • Economic Foundations for Social Complexity Scienceby Yuji Aruka; Alan Kirman

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book focuses on how important massive information is and how sensitive outcomes are to information. In this century humans now are coming up against the massive utilization of information in various contexts. The advent of super intelligence is drastically accelerating the evolution of the socio-economic system. Our traditional analytic approach... more...