Finance: Banking

  • The History of the Bundesbank: Lessons for the European Central Bank book cover

    The History of the Bundesbank

    Lessons for the European Central Bank, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jakob De Haan

    After fifty years the Deutsche Bundesbank - the central bank that dominated European monetary affairs - has stepped down to entrust monetary policy to the European Central Bank (ECB). This is the first research work to thoroughly explore the lessons to be learned from the Bundesbank by the ECB, in…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02
    Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

  • Contemporary Issues in Financial Institutions and Markets: Volume II book cover

    Contemporary Issues in Financial Institutions and Markets

    Volume II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Girardone, Philip Hamill, John O.S. Wilson

    This book showcases recent academic work on contemporary issues in financial institutions and markets. It covers a broad range of topics, highlighting the diverse nature of academic research in banking and finance. As a consequence the contributions cover a wide range of issues across a broad…

    Hardback – 2014-11-28

  • The History of Financial Crises book cover

    The History of Financial Crises

    1st Edition

    Edited by D'Maris Coffman, Larry Neal

    Since 2007, the global financial system has endured extreme turbulence with banks suffering stomach-churning losses, necessitating unbelievable bailouts by national governments. Moreover, the ongoing eurozone crisis has highlighted still further the often dysfunctional interactions between…

    Hardback – 2014-11-12
    Critical Concepts in Finance

  • Central Banking in a Democracy: The Federal Reserve and its Alternatives book cover

    Central Banking in a Democracy

    The Federal Reserve and its Alternatives, 1st Edition

    By John H. Wood

    The Federal Reserve System, which has been Congress’s agent for the control of money since 1913, has a mixed reputation. Its errors have been huge. It was the principal cause of the Great Depression of the 1930s and the inflation of the 1970s, and participated in the massive bailouts of financial…

    Hardback – 2014-10-15
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Redefining European Economic Governance book cover

    Redefining European Economic Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Chang, Georg Menz, Mitchell P. Smith

    The global financial crisis and sovereign debt crisis exposed the inadequacy of European economic governance. Despite the multitude of new mechanisms and institutions that have arisen over the last few years, many contend that economic governance remains inadequate and the EU must integrate even…

    Hardback – 2014-09-22
    Journal of European Integration Special Issues

  • Understanding Central Banking: The New Era of Activism book cover

    Understanding Central Banking

    The New Era of Activism, 1st Edition

    By David M Jones

    Employing a light and lively writing style, the book starts with the history of central banking in England and then shifts focus to the United States, explains in detail how the Fed works, and covers the Fed's unprecedented activities to prevent the Great Recession from spiraling into the Greatest…

    Paperback – 2014-09-18

  • History and Financial Crisis: Lessons from the 20th century book cover

    History and Financial Crisis

    Lessons from the 20th century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Kobrak, Mira Wilkins

    One striking weaknesses of our financial architecture, which helped bring on and perhaps deepen the Panic of 2008, is an inadequate appreciation of the past. Information about how the system functioned and the reliability of organizations and institutional controls were drawn from a relatively…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12

  • A New Measure of Competition in the Financial Industry: The Performance-Conduct-Structure Indicator book cover

    A New Measure of Competition in the Financial Industry

    The Performance-Conduct-Structure Indicator, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacob A Bikker, Michiel van Leuvensteijn

    The 2008 credit crisis started with the failure of one large bank: Lehman Brothers. Since then the focus of both politicians and regulators has been on stabilising the economy and preventing future financial instability. At this juncture, we are at the last stage of future-proofing the financial…

    Hardback – 2014-08-28
    Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

  • China's Role in Global Economic Recovery book cover

    China's Role in Global Economic Recovery

    1st Edition

    Edited by Xiaolan Fu

    This book presents a wide-ranging assessment of the current state of China’s economy in relation to the global international economy. It discusses the role China has played in responding to the economic crisis; assesses the continuing strong prospects for further economic growth in China; and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • The Lunacy of Modern Finance Theory and Regulation book cover

    The Lunacy of Modern Finance Theory and Regulation

    1st Edition

    By Les Coleman

    This provocative book provides insight into a finance industry that is run for the benefit of banks and service providers who rely on Beatles-era theories and regulation which are totally unsuited to the modern world. The author has a near-unique perspective based on over 30 years of working –…

    Paperback – 2014-07-24

  • New Paradigms in Financial Economics: How Would Keynes Reconstruct Economics? book cover

    New Paradigms in Financial Economics

    How Would Keynes Reconstruct Economics?, 1st Edition

    By Kazem Falahati

    The recent global financial crisis has made the inadequacies of the scientific state of economics and finance glaringly obvious, as these disciplines gave the false reassurance that such a self-destructive phenomenon could not happen. A similar phenomenon arose in the 1930’s, when the pitfalls of…

    Paperback – 2014-07-04
    Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

  • Risk in International Finance book cover

    Risk in International Finance

    1st Edition

    By Vikash Yadav

    This book analyzes the evolution and impact of the concept of risk on processes of transnational banking and financial market regulation, as well as the externalities generated by speculative financial activity in developing and emerging market economies. The author provides an alternative theory…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

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