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  • Hong Kong's Global Financial Centre and China's Development

    Changing Roles and Future Prospects

    By Yan-leung Cheung, Yuk-shing Cheng, Chi-keung Woo

    This book provides an overview of Hong Kong’s role as an international financial centre, focusing especially on how Hong Kong has contributed significantly, and continues to contribute significantly, to China’s economic development. It considers the importance of Hong Kong’s stock market in raising…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • Profitability and the Great Recession

    The Role of Accumulation Trends in the Financial Crisis

    By Ascension Mejorado, Manuel Roman

    From the mid-1980s, investors in the US increasingly directed capital towards the financial sector at the expense of non-financial sectors, lured by the perception of higher profits. This flow of capital inflated asset prices, creating the stock market and housing bubbles which burst when the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Ownership Economics

    On the Foundations of Interest, Money, Markets, Business Cycles and Economic Development

    By Gunnar Heinsohn, Otto Steiger

    Edited by Frank Decker

    This book presents the first full-length explanation in English of Heinsohn and Steiger's groundbreaking theory of money and interest, which emphasizes the role played by private property rights. Ownership economics gives an alternative explanation of money and interest, proposing that operations…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Quantitative Trading

    Algorithms, Analytics, Data, Models, Optimization

    By Xin Guo, Tze Leung Lai, Howard Shek, Samuel Po-Shing Wong

    The first part of this book discusses institutions and mechanisms of algorithmic trading, market microstructure, high-frequency data and stylized facts, time and event aggregation, order book dynamics, trading strategies and algorithms, transaction costs, market impact and execution strategies,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Essential Personal Finance

    A Practical Guide for Students

    By Lien Luu, Jonquil Lowe, Jason Butler, Tony Byrne

    Young people face unprecedented financial challenges – rising student debt, stiff competition for jobs, barriers to home ownership, dwindling state benefits and prospects of a longer working life. Yet their formal education does not adequately prepare them to deal with these challenges and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Real Estate in Italy

    Markets, Investment Vehicles and Performance

    By Guido Abate, Guiditta Losa

    This in depth case study evaluates the recent evolution of the Italian real estate market, which has recently been subject to two interlocking phenomena: a serious devaluation of physical assets and, at the same time, a deep legislative innovation of the vehicles investing in this asset class. The…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Real Estate Markets Series

  • Routledge Revivals: Economics for Beginners (1921)

    By M.C. Buer

    First published in 1921, this book is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of economics to beginners, with only the more intricate and controversial subjects — such as economic rent — being omitted for the sake of clarity. The subject is dealt with as concretely as possible with extensive…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • China's New Public Health Insurance

    Challenges to Health Reforms and the New Rural Co-operative Medical System

    By Armin Muller

    Especially since the 2003 SARS crisis, China’s healthcare system has become a growing source of concern, both for citizens and the Chinese government. China’s once praised public health services have deteriorated into a system driven by economic constraints, in which poor people often fail to get…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Chinese Investment in Africa

    How African countries can position themselves to benefit from China’s foray into Africa

    By David N. Abdulai

    China leads the world when it comes to investment and influence on the African continent. The extent of Chinese investment in Africa is well known and much has been written about China’s foray into Africa. However, most of the available material has approached this issue by looking at China as the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Real Estate Law

    Fundamentals for The Development Process

    By Peter Smirniotopoulos

    Unlike existing textbooks written for law students on specific subjects impacting real estate transactions, Real Estate Law: Fundamentals for the Development Process uses ‘The Development Process’ as a framework for understanding how the US legal system regulates, facilitates and generally impacts…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Jean-Baptiste Say and Political Economy

    By Jean-Baptiste Say

    Edited by Gilles Jacoud

    Jean-Baptiste Say (1767–1832) was one of the first great economists to have laid down the foundations of economic science. Author of the famous Treatise on Political Economy in 1803, which was revised and re-edited on several occasions, he published numerous other works including a voluminous…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Bank Regulation

    Effects on Strategy, Financial Accounting and Management Control

    Edited by Anna-Karin Stockenstrand, Fredrik Nilsson

    Bank Regulation: Effects on Strategy, Financial Accounting and Management Control discusses and problematizes how regulation is affecting bank strategies as well as their financial accounting and management control systems. Following a period of bank de-regulation, the new millennium brought a…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Accounting

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