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New and Published Books

  1. The History of Financial Crises

    Edited by D'Maris Coffman, Larry Neal

    Series: Critical Concepts in Finance

    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...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Central Banking in a Democracy

    The Federal Reserve and its Alternatives

    By John H. Wood

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    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...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Redefining European Economic Governance

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

    Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues

    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...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Central Banking

    The New Era of Activism

    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...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. History and Financial Crisis

    Lessons from the 20th century

    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...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Euro, The Dollar and the Global Financial Crisis

    Currency challenges seen from emerging markets

    By Miguel Otero-Iglesias

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Many scholars have contributed to ongoing debates about the competition between the dollar and the euro for global monetary dominance. Few have added as much value as Miguel Otero-Iglesias with his systematic and original survey of the views of financial elites in major emerging market economies....

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. A New Measure of Competition in the Financial Industry

    The Performance-Conduct-Structure Indicator

    Edited by Jacob A Bikker, Michiel van Leuvensteijn

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

    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...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. China's Role in Global Economic Recovery

    Edited by Xiaolan Fu

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    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...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Lunacy of Modern Finance Theory and Regulation

    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 –...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. New Paradigms in Financial Economics

    How Would Keynes Reconstruct Economics?

    By Kazem Falahati

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

    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...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge