This series explores the roles of money and banking in the modern world. Banking is an increasingly important and international industry, and its interaction with money is a major concern for the world's economic policy-makers.
The Economics of Cryptocurrencies
Capital and Finance Theory and History
Financial Systems in Troubled Waters Information, Strategies, and Governance to Enhance Performances in Risky Times
Venture Capital Performance A Comparative Study of Investment Practices in Europe and the USA
December 29, 2020
There are many studies confirming the relationship between financial systems and economic development but there are few which examine the degree to which financial systems: a) impact the quality of information, b) influence sound corporate governance, c) ensure effective mechanisms of risk ...
Rahat Munir, Kevin Baird
December 18, 2020
Given the significant changes in the banking environment and the resultant pressures on banks to change their systems and procedures, this book is a timely reference that provides a comprehensive analytical overview of changes in the performance measurement system (PMS) of banks in the ...
J. Mark Munoz, Michael Frenkel
December 04, 2020
Cryptocurrencies have had a profound effect on financial markets worldwide. This edited book aims to explore the economic implications of the use of cryptocurrencies. Drawing from chapter contributors from around the world, the book will be a valuable resource on the economics of cryptocurrencies. ...
M. Mustafa Erdoğdu, Larissa Batrancea, Savaş Çevik
November 20, 2020
This book tackles political, social, and behavioural aspects of public finance and fiscal exchange. The book combines conventional approaches toward public finance with new developments in economics such as political governance, social and individual aspects of economic behaviour. It colligates ...
November 10, 2020
Walter Bagehot noticed once that “John Bull can stand many things, but he cannot stand two per cent.” Well, for several years, he has had to stand interest rates well below that, in some countries even below zero. However, despite this sacrifice, the economic recovery from the Great Recession has ...
Peter Lewin, Nicolás Cachanosky
July 03, 2020
This book applies finance to the field of capital theory. While financial economics is a well-established field of study, the specific application of finance to capital theory remains unexplored. It is the first book to comprehensively study this financial application, which also includes modern ...
Alessandro Carretta, Gianluca Mattarocci
June 30, 2020
This collection considers the financial crisis from a managerial perspective, focussing on the business implications for the financial industry. Topics examined include governance, information needs and strategy of financial intermediaries and investors. The contributions build on the existing ...
Tony Cavoli, Sasidaran Gopalan, Ramkishen S. Rajan
May 20, 2020
Since the 1990s, several emerging market and developing economies (EMDEs) have, to varying degrees, embraced the process of financial globalisation, broadly defined as a set of policies that involve allowing for greater openness to cross-border capital flows as well as greater market access to ...
November 27, 2019
European venture capital (VC) funds have historically underperformed their US counterparts. This has resulted in reduced investment into European VC by the traditional institutional investors. This book investigates the factors that give rise to the performance difference. It is based on the author...
Usman W. Chohan
June 18, 2019
Public value theory has advanced over the past 30 years, but there is a need to extend its boundary outwards into new contexts and update its discourse to reflect new social challenges. We are now trying to create value in a globalized world, with supranational entities, with new international ...
February 07, 2019
Who would disagree that money matters? Economists have yet to sufficiently explore issues related to monetary inflation in relation to the Cantillon effect, i.e. distribution and price effects resulting from uneven changes in the money supply and their impact on the economy. This book fills this ...
January 29, 2019
Are people ready to take pivotal financial decisions like choosing a mortgage, saving for retirement, or investing their savings? How does the degree of knowledge about financial products and services affect the quality of their choices? Can financial fraud be prevented by increasing consumer ...