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Books Insurance + Risk

2024 | Book

Impacts of COVID-19 on Supply Chains

Disruptions, Technologies, and Solutions

This book examines the effects of the pandemic on supply chains and consequent adjustments made by companies to cope with these effects. This research sheds light on the challenges faced by diverse industries during the COVID and post-COVID …

Editors:
Mohammad Moshref-Javadi, Sridhar Seshadri

2023 | Book

Finance in Crises

Financial Management Under Uncertainty

Climate change, COVID-19, Ukraine: it seems that crises are here to stay, which poses major challenges for the financial management of companies. This book addresses these issues, and present concrete approaches to resolving them.

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Editor:
Tobias Hüttche

2023 | Book

The Power of Modern Value Investing

Beyond Indexing, Algos, and Alpha

The stock market is a wild and scary roller coaster ride that investors have tried to tame with superficially appealing but ultimately flawed strategies—technical analysis, modern portfolio theory, CAPM, factor models, and algos. Many have simply …

Authors:
Gary Smith, Margaret Smith

2023 | Book

Adapting to Change

ESG and Alternative Finance in Shaping the Bank-Firm Relationship

This book examines the evolving dynamics between banks and firms within the context of alternative finance and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) integration. The book contributes to understanding the bank-firm relationship in light of …

Authors:
Egidio Palmieri, Enrico Fioravante Geretto

2024 | Book

Information Systems in Accounting and Finance

A European Perspective

This textbook will offer an introductory insight into the nature, role, and context of accounting information systems. It will explore how companies integrate a range of technologies into their accounting information systems to assist in the …

Author:
Tony Boczko

2023 | Book

A Comprehensive Guide for Web3 Security

From Technology, Economic and Legal Aspects

With the recent debacle of cryptocurrency exchange FTX and the crypto trading company Alameda Research, the importance of comprehending the security and regulations of Web3, cryptocurrency, and blockchain projects has been magnified. To avoid …

Editors:
Ken Huang, Dyma Budorin, Lisa JY Tan, Winston Ma, Zhijun William Zhang

2023 | Book

Time Series Econometrics

Learning Through Replication

Revised and updated for the second edition, this textbook allows students to work through classic texts in economics and finance, using the original data and replicating their results. In this book, the author rejects the theorem-proof approach as …

Author:
John D. Levendis

2023 | Book

Understanding Risk Management and Hedging in Oil Trading

A Practitioner's Guide to Managing Risk

This book offers a simplified, clear, and logical explanation of risk and hedging in oil trading built up from basics. It provides techniques to identify and manage risk—legal risk, operational risk, financial risk, moral risk, etc.—in oil trading …

Author:
Chris Heilpern

2023 | Book

Statistical Modelling and Risk Analysis

Selected contributions from ICRA9, Perugia, Italy, May 25-27, 2022

This volume covers the latest results on novel methods in Risk Analysis and assessment, with applications in Biostatistics (which is providing food for thought since the first ICRAs, covering traditional areas of RA, until now), Engineering …

Editors:
Christos P. Kitsos, Teresa A. Oliveira, Francesca Pierri, Marialuisa Restaino

2023 | Book

System of Human Activity Systems

A Novel Way to Visualize Invisible Risks

This book has unique features that set it apart from conventional books on the prevention of system failures in that it provides a method that views human activities from a meta-methodological perspective based upon an inter-disciplinary …

Author:
Takafumi Nakamura

2023 | Book

Predictive Analytics with KNIME

Analytics for Citizen Data Scientists

This book is about data analytics, including problem definition, data preparation, and data analysis. A variety of techniques (e.g., regression, logistic regression, cluster analysis, neural nets, decision trees, and others) are covered with …

Author:
Frank Acito

2023 | Book

The Cramér–Lundberg Model and Its Variants

A Queueing Perspective

This book offers a comprehensive examination of the Cramér–Lundberg model, which is the most extensively researched model in ruin theory. It covers the fundamental dynamics of an insurance company's surplus level in great detail, presenting a …

Authors:
Michel Mandjes, Onno Boxma

2023 | Book

Stochastic Models for Prices Dynamics in Energy and Commodity Markets

An Infinite-Dimensional Perspective

This monograph presents a theory for random field models in time and space, viewed as stochastic processes with values in a Hilbert space, to model the stochastic dynamics of forward and futures prices in energy, power, and commodity markets. In …

Authors:
Fred Espen Benth, Paul Krühner

2023 | Book

Partial Least Squares Path Modeling

Basic Concepts, Methodological Issues and Applications

Now in its second edition, this edited book presents recent progress and techniques in partial least squares path modeling (PLS-PM), and provides a comprehensive overview of the current state-of-the-art in PLS-PM research. Like the previous …

Editors:
Hengky Latan, Joseph F. Hair, Jr., Richard Noonan

2023 | Book

Theory and Applications of Time Series Analysis

Selected Contributions from ITISE 2022

This book presents the latest developments in the theory and applications of time series analysis and forecasting. Comprising a selection of refereed papers, it is divided into several parts that address modern theoretical aspects of time series …

Editors:
Olga Valenzuela, Fernando Rojas, Luis Javier Herrera, Héctor Pomares, Ignacio Rojas

2023 | Book

Climate Change as Societal Risk

Revealing Threats, Reshaping Values

This book analyzes climate change from a societal risk perspective, considering IPCC data, harm reduction, and global impact. Climate change is a globalised agent of social disruption whose impacts will worsen societal inequities and inequalities …

Authors:
Mikael Granberg, Leigh Glover

2023 | Book

AI Assisted Business Analytics

Techniques for Reshaping Competitiveness

The primary path to success, is to use software designed to sample and analyze cashflow and then link that analysis, with forecasting and market research. The case study will start with a small business income statement indicating a cashflow …

Author:
Joseph Boffa

2023 | Book

Enterprise Risk Management Models

Focus on Sustainability

This textbook, now in its fourth edition, serves as a comprehensive guide to learning various aspects of risk, encompassing supply chain management, artificial intelligence, and sustainability. It demonstrates a wide range of operations research …

Authors:
David L. Olson, Desheng Wu

2023 | Book

Management of Political Risks

Fundamentals and Tools for Executives and Entrepreneurs

Political risks are on the rise. The recent past has been characterized by a dominance of geopolitical risks, which have the potential to endanger companies, entire sectors, and even national economies. Furthermore, the expanding regulatory …

Author:
Marc-Felix Otto

2023 | Book

Recovery of Disaster Victims

Results of Joint Survey in East Japan, Aceh, Sichuan, and Tacloban

This book presents the results of a joint survey conducted as of the tenth anniversary of the 2011 East Japan Earthquake, by an international research collaboration consisting of researchers representing the major universities affected by recent …

Editors:
Yuka Kaneko, Teuku Alvisyahrin, Taqwaddin Bin Muhammad Husin, Jianping Wang, Ebinezer R. Florano