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Salvage ethnography in the Scottish financial sector

by Jonathan Hearn

This book is based on ethnographic research from 2001-2, during Bank of Scotland's first year of merger with Halifax to form HBOS. The research is revisited from the present perspective in the wake of the global...


Money Changes Everything

by William N Goetzmann

"[A] magnificent history of money and finance."--New York Times Book Review

“Convincingly makes the case that finance is a change-maker of change-makers.”--Financial Times

In the aftermath of recent financial...


Reframing Finance

by Ashby Monk, RAJIV SHARMA & Duncan L. Sinclair

Since the 2008 financial crisis, beneficiary organizations—like pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments, and foundations—have been seeking ways to mitigate the risk of their investments and make...


Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion, Volume 2: ChinaTech, Mobile Security, and Distributed Ledger

by David Lee Kuo Chuen & Robert H. Deng

Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion, Volume 2: ChinaTech, Mobile Security, and Distributed Ledger emphasizes technological developments that introduce the future of finance. Descriptions...


Between Debt and the Devil

by Adair Turner

Adair Turner became chairman of Britain's Financial Services Authority just as the global financial crisis struck in 2008, and he played a leading role in redesigning global financial regulation. In this eye-opening...


Hedge Funds

by H. Kent Baker & Greg Filbeck

Hedge Funds: Structure, Strategies, and Performance provides a synthesis of the theoretical and empirical literature on this intriguing, complex, and frequently misunderstood topic. The book dispels some common...


Introduction to Statistical Methods for Financial Models

by Thomas A Severini

This book provides an introduction to the use of statistical concepts and methods to model and analyze financial data. The ten chapters of the book fall naturally into three sections. Chapters 1 to 3 cover some...


Playing with Fire

by Yilmaz Akyüz

Starting in the early 1990s many emerging and developing economies (EDEs) liberalized their capital accounts, allowing greater freedom for international lenders and investors to enter their markets as well as...


Super Da'wah

by Nurhafihz Noor

Why are some asatizah more popular than others?Isn’t da’wah all about sincerity and not fame?Someone else is already doing it. Why should I care?Marketing activist Nurhafihz Noor thinks you should care....


Mastering Bitcoin: Programming the Open Blockchain

by Andreas M. Antonopoulos

Join the technological revolution that’s taking the financial world by storm. Mastering Bitcoin is your guide through the seemingly complex world of bitcoin, providing the knowledge you need to participate...


Handbook of Investors' Behavior during Financial Crises

by Fotini Economou, Konstantinos Gavriilidis & Greg N. Gregoriou

The Handbook of Investors' Behavior during Financial Crises provides fundamental information about investor behavior during turbulent periods, such the 2000 dot com crash and the 2008 global financial crisis....


Negotiating 101: From Planning Your Strategy to Finding a Common Ground, an Essential Guide to the Art of Negotiating

by Peter Sander

A quick-and-easy guide to core business and career concepts—no MBA required!

The ability to negotiate a deal. Confidence to oversee staff. Complete, accurate monitoring of expenses.

In today’s business world,...


Insider's Guide to Fixed Income Securities & Markets

by Doug Carroll & Professor An Yan PhD

The Insider's Guide to Fixed Income Securities and Markets is designed to provide readers with a comprehensive, yet reasonably concise, resource that investigates all major types of fixed income securities and...


National Defense Budgeting and Financial Management: Policy & Practice

by Philip J. Candreva

The U.S. Department of Defense accounts for over half of federal government discretionary spending and over 3% of GDP. Half of all federal employees work for the Department. The annual budget for the military...


The Politics of Financial Risk, Audit and Regulation: A Case Study of HBOS

by Atul K. Shah

The biggest corporate failure ever in British history occurred in 2008 with very little forewarning. The management of HBOS, a major national bank with a long history of prudence prior to the merger in 2001,...


Redefining Capitalism in Global Economic Development

by Kui-Wai Li

Redefining Capitalism in Global Economic Development reconsiders capitalism by taking into account the unfolding forces of economic globalization, especially in Asian economies. It explores the economic implications...


The Roots of Western Finance

by Thomas K. Park & James B. Greenberg

In The Roots of Western Finance: Power, Ethics, and Social Capital in the Ancient World, Thomas K. Park and James B. Greenberg take an anthropological approach to credit. They suggest that financial activities...


The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return

by Mihir Desai

The Wisdom of Finance takes well-known financial concepts and applies them to our most pressing life issues. The book is  philosophical in its approach, but Desai's thesis is  peppered with real-life examples...


The Psychology of Investing

by John R. Nofsinger

While traditional finance focuses on the tools used to optimize return and minimize risk, this book explains how psychology can affect our decisions more than financial theory. Covering the ways investors actually...


Experiments in Quantitative Finance

by Joel Gibbons

This book presents a novel approach to characterizing markets in quantitative terms. The examples cut across the world of interest rates, price of gold, stock market and corporate worlds that the stock market...