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.
Banking, Risk and Crises in Europe From the Global Financial Crisis to COVID-19
Activist Retail Investors and the Future of Financial Markets Understanding YOLO Capitalism
Money, Debt and Politics The Bank of Lisbon and the Portuguese Liberal Revolution of 1820
By Weshah Razzak
May 16, 2023
This book explains inflation dynamic, using time series data from 1960 for 42 countries. These countries are different in every aspect, historically, culturally, socially, politically, institutionally, and economically. They are chosen on the basis of the data availability only and cover the Middle...
By Renata Karkowska, Zbigniew Korzeb, Anna Matysek-Jędrych, Paweł Niedziółka
April 13, 2023
European economies have been plagued by successive crises, from the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) to the COVID-19 pandemic, through to the economic and geopolitical instability in Ukraine. These events, the uncertainty they generate combined with dynamic technological progress and significant ...
By Usman W. Chohan, Sven Van Kerckhoven
April 03, 2023
Contemporary financial markets have been characterized by sociocultural phenomena such as "meme stocks", the Gamestop short squeeze, and "You Only Live Once (YOLO) trading". These are movements led by small-scale retail investors banding together to participate forcefully in financial markets ...
By Lech Gąsiorkiewicz, Jan Monkiewicz
February 22, 2023
The digital transformation of finance and banking enables traditional services to be delivered in a more effective and efficient way but, at the same time, presents crucial issues such as fast growing new asset classes, new currencies, datafication and data privacy, algorithmization of law and ...
By Alexander Styhre
January 09, 2023
Social science theorists from various scholarly disciplines have contributed to a recent literature that examines how the finance industry has expanded and now wields increasing influence across a variety of economic fields and industries. In some cases, this tendency towards a more sizeable and ...
By José Luís Cardoso
December 30, 2022
This book presents an innovative history of the first Portuguese public bank, by exploring the relationship between banking activities and the political context. It provides an overview of the origins of the banking system in Portugal, and also in Brazil, and explores new archive materials related ...
By Magdalena Zioło
December 29, 2022
Environmental risk directly affects the financial stability of banks since they bear the financial consequences of the loss of liquidity of the entities to which they lend and of the financial penalties imposed resulting from the failure to comply with regulations and for actions taken that are ...
By Ranjan Aneja, Robert Dygas
December 13, 2022
This book analyses the current debate around Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) and the future of New Global Financial System. It offers deep insight into the global monetary policy in the context of digital and cryptocurrencies and examines both the opportunities and challenges to come. The ...
By Karol Rogowicz, Małgorzata Iwanicz-Drozdowska
December 01, 2022
This book sheds new light on a recently introduced monetary tool – negative interest rates policy (NIRP). It provides in-depth insight into this phenomenon, conducted by the central banks in several economies, for example, the Eurozone, Switzerland and Japan, and its possible impact on systemic ...
By Daniel Cash
November 14, 2022
In 2020, the G20 proposed a solution for the debt-related issues affecting the world’s poorest countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, their initiatives have failed to meet their objectives. The author argues that the reason for this failure is the inability to bring sovereign countries to...
By Panu Kalmi, Tommi Auvinen, Marko Järvenpää
September 30, 2022
The aftermath of the 2008 crisis has substantially increased the regulation of banks and insurance companies and curtailed their risk taking, which has shifted much of the risk to their clients: firms and consumers. At the same time, digitalization has encouraged the entry of new firms combining ...
By Lech Gąsiorkiewicz, Jan Monkiewicz
August 25, 2022
This book offers an in-depth analysis of the most salient features of contemporary financial systems and clarifies the major strategic issues facing the development of digital finance. It provides insight into how the digital finance system actually works in a socioeconomic context. It presents ...