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Books – Finance + Banking

2022 | Book

Asset Pricing and Investment Styles in Digital Assets

A Comparison with Traditional Asset Classes

This book analyzes the emerging asset class of digital assets. When a new asset class originates, researchers try to understand some basic questions: Can digital assets, with the flagship asset bitcoin, really be considered a serious asset class?

Author:
Dr. Tobias Glas

2022 | Book

How COVID-19 is Accelerating the Digital Revolution

Challenges and Opportunities

This book explores how digital technologies have proved to be a useful and necessary tool to help ensure that local and regional governments on the frontline of the emergency can continue to provide essential public services during the COVID-19 …

Editors:
Dr. R. Anandan, Dr. G. Suseendran, Pushpita Chatterjee, Noor Zaman Jhanjhi, Uttam Ghosh

2022 | Book

Constructing a More Scientific Economics

John Tomer's Pluralistic and Humanistic Economics

John Tomer was a leading intellectual figure in behavioural economics, making distinct contributions to the theory of the firm, social economy, choice theory, and government policy. His underlying methodology as an economist was to incorporate …

Editor:
Prof. Morris Altman

2022 | Book

Applications in Energy Finance

The Energy Sector, Economic Activity, Financial Markets and the Environment

This textbook investigates the linkages between energy-commodities markets, financial markets and the economy and incorporates different aspects of the energy market, organizing the relevant material in two distinct parts.
Part one includes studies …

Editors:
Dr. Christos Floros, Ioannis Chatziantoniou

2022 | Book

Theory and History in Regional Perspective

Essays in Honor of Yasuhiro Sakai

This collection of essays presents insight and methodology that are highly relevant for readers today as they consider the future of the world they live in. Experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic, people have realized how fragile the current economy …

Editors:
Prof. Masamichi Kawano, Prof. Karima Kourtit, Dr. Peter Nijkamp, Prof. Yoshiro Higano

2022 | Book

In Quest of Humane Development

Human Development, Community Networking and Public Service Delivery in India

This book presents a multidimensional perspective on the interlinkage between human development, community characteristics and public service delivery with special reference to India. The chapters in the book analyze the influence of public …

Editors:
Prof. Byasdeb Dasgupta, Dr. Prasenjit Sarkhel, Archita Ghosh, Bishakha Ghosh

2022 | Book

Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference of Transportation Research Group of India

5th CTRG Volume 1

This book (in three volumes) comprises the proceedings of the Fifth Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG2019) focusing on emerging opportunities and challenges in the field of transportation of people and freight. The …

Editors:
Ph.D. Dharamveer Singh, Prof. Lelitha Vanajakshi, Ashish Verma, Animesh Das

2022 | Book

Séminaire de Probabilités LI

This volume presents a selection of texts that reflects the current research streams in probability, with an interest toward topics such as filtrations, Markov processes and Markov chains as well as large deviations, Stochastic Partial …

Editors:
Prof. Catherine Donati-Martin, Antoine Lejay, Prof. Alain Rouault

2022 | Book

Public Private Partnerships Renegotiations in Transportation

Case Studies from Portugal

There is a growing interest in Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), particularly in infrastructure and public services. Under the scope of PPPs, renegotiations are becoming more relevant, as empirical evidence suggests that most PPP projects are …

Authors:
Prof. Carlos Oliveira Cruz, Prof. Joaquim Miranda Sarmento

2022 | Book

Environmental Economics

Theory and Policy in Equilibrium

Revised and updated for the 2nd edition, this textbook provides an analysis and investigation of the most essential areas of environmental economic theory and policy, including international environmental problems. The approach is based on …

Author:
Prof. Dr. Hans Wiesmeth

2022 | Book

Real and Financial Sectors in Post-Pandemic Central and Eastern Europe

The Impact of Economic, Monetary, and Fiscal Policy

This book offers new insights into the real and financial sectors in the post-pandemic European Union, with a specific focus on the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and a special reference to Croatia. The contributors examine the …

Editors:
Prof. Bojana Olgić Draženović, Prof. Vesna Buterin, Prof. Stella Suljić Nikolaj

2022 | Book

Corporate Governance in the Banking Sector

Theory, Supervision, ESG and Real Banking Failures

This book gives an overview of the most important theories on Corporate Governance, investigating the myth and the reality of it. It argues that within the banking sector exist two new agency costs (i.e., bank depositors and shareholders vs.

Authors:
Dr. Bruno Buchetti, Alessandro Santoni

2022 | Book

Research in Computational Topology 2

This second volume of Research in Computational Topology is a celebration and promotion of research by women in applied and computational topology, containing the proceedings of the second workshop for Women in Computational Topology (WinCompTop) …

Editors:
Ellen Gasparovic, Vanessa Robins, Katharine Turner

2022 | Book

Systems Research II

Essays in Honor of Yasuhiko Takahara on Systems Management Theory and Practice

This book is in honor of Yasuhiko Takahara, a first-class researcher who has been active for some 50 years at the global level in systems research. Researchers and practitioners from Japan and other countries who have been influenced by Takahara …

Editors:
Prof. Kyoichi Kijima, Prof. Junichi Iijima, Prof. Ryo Sato, Prof. Hiroshi Deguchi, Prof. Bumpei Nakano

2022 | Book

Contemporary Trends in European Cooperative Banking

Sustainability, Governance, Digital Transformation, and Health Crisis Response

The cooperative banks’ business model is unique in the financial market. It is featured by democratic foundations (one-head-one-vote principle), proximity to the members and the community they serve, limited profit-seeking nature, and prudent …

Editors:
Dr. Marco Migliorelli, Prof. Dr. Eric Lamarque

2022 | Book

Transfer Pricing in Manufacturing

An Analysis of the OECD Guidelines

Transfer pricing is considered a new and complex concept in terms of guidelines and regulations. In this context, more and more academics and tax professionals are interested in understanding the mechanism of a transfer pricing analysis. The main …

Authors:
Assist. Prof. Ioana Ignat, Prof. Dr. Liliana Ionescu-Feleagă

2022 | Book

A Comprehensive Textbook on Sample Surveys

As a comprehensive textbook in survey sampling, this book discusses the inadequacies of classic, designed-based inferential procedures and provides alternative approaches in the form of model formulations, model-design-based procedures of …

Authors:
Prof. Arijit Chaudhuri, Prof. Sanghamitra Pal

2022 | Book

Assessment of Accounting Evaluation Practices

A Research-Based Review of Turkey and Romania

The book describes the historical evolution and development of accounting theories and principles. Value and valuation have been reviewed extensively. The author provides a detailed comparison between historic and fair value accounting. A …

Author:
Ibrahim Mert

2022 | Book

Mergers & Acquisitions

Understanding M&A Processes for Large- and Medium-Sized Companies

Mergers & acquisitions are an essential instrument of strategic corporate management for companies of all sizes. The success of an M&A project highly depends on an optimal transaction preparation, fast execution and the experience of all parties …

Authors:
Maximilian Dreher, Prof. Dr. Dr. Dietmar Ernst

2022 | Book

Retrieving Liberalism from Rationalist Constructivism, Volume I

History and Its Betrayal

This first volume, History and its Betrayal, traces the development of major themes of liberalism from the increase in human population beyond the limits of the face-to-face society of tribalism and small groups up until the present day. It shows …

Author:
Dr. Walter B. Weimer