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Finance - Concordia University Libraries Recent Acquisitions

Titles in the call number range HG (Finance) that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 60 days.


  • Zoloto v sisteme kapitalizma posle vtoroĭ mirovoĭ voĭny / F.I. Mikhalevskiĭ
    HG 289 M48

  • The greenbacks and resumption of specie payments, 1862-1879, by Don C. Barrett
    HG 604 B3 1965

  • Effective statistical learning methods for actuaries I : GLMs and extensions / by Michel Denuit, Donatien Hainaut, Julien Trufin
    HG8781

  • Grey and white hulls an international analysis of the Navy-Coastguard Nexus / Ian Bowers, Swee Lean Collin Koh, editors
    HG50

  • Financial speculation and fictitious profits a marxist analysis / Gustavo Moura de Cavalcanti Mello, Mauricio de Souza Sabadini, editors
    HG6015

  • Strategy, value and risk industry dynamics and advanced financial management / Jamie Rogers
    HG6024.A3

  • Demystifying China's stock market the hidden logic behind the puzzles / Eric Girardin, Zhenya Liu
    HG5782

  • Money and banking in Africa Joshua Yindenaba Abor, Agyapomaa Gyeke-Dako, Vera Ogeh Fiador, Elikplimi Komla Agbloyor, Mohammed Amidu, Lord Mensah
    HG3374

  • Mining, money and markets in the early modern Atlantic : digital approaches and new perspectives / Renate Pieper, Claudia de Lozanne Jefferies, Markus Denzel, editors
    HG 301 M56 2019

  • La inflación argentina
    HG 815 G3

  • La inflación argentina
    HG 815 G3

  • The investment process, as characterized by leading life insurance companies
    HG 8850 W3

  • Global investments / Bruno Solnik, Dennis McLeavey
    HG 4538 S523 2014

    Global Investments, the 6th Edition of the previously titled International Investments, provides accessible coverage of international capital markets using numerous examples to illustrate the applications of concepts and theories. The new title reflects the current understanding that the distinction between domestic and international is no longer relevant and that asset management is global. This book is ideal for CFA® (Chartered Financial Analyst) candidates, advanced finance undergraduates, and MBA students, and it has been selected by the CFA Institute as part of the curriculum to deliver the Candidate Body of Knowledge for the CFA.The text is also widely used by professionals working in the investments area, as the level is accessible to students and portfolio managers without recent training in portfolio theory.


  • Money, inflation and business cycles : the Cantillon effect and the economy / Arkadiusz Sieroń
    HG 221 S575 2019eb

    Who would disagree that money matters? Economists have yet to sufficiently explore issues related to monetary inflation in relation to the Cantillon effect, i.e. distribution and price effects resulting from uneven changes in the money supply and their impact on the economy.

    This book fills this important gap in the existing literature. The author classifies the various channels through which new money can be injected into the economy and demonstrates that it is not only the increase in money supply that is important, but also the way in which it occurs. Since the increase in money supply does not affect the cash balance of all economic entities in the same proportion and at the same time - new money is introduced into the economy through specific channels - a distribution of income and changes in the structure of relative prices and production occur.

    The study of money supply growth, carried out in the spirit of Richard Cantillon, offers an important analytical framework that facilitates the development of a number of sub-disciplines within economics and provides a better understanding of many economic processes. It significantly explores the theory of money and inflation, the business cycle and price bubbles, but also the theory of banking and central banking, income distribution, income and wealth inequalities, and the theory of public choice.

    This book is therefore an important voice in the fundamental debate on the role of monetary factors in the economy, as well as on the effects and legitimacy of a loose monetary policy. In 2017, the doctoral dissertation on which the book is based was awarded the Polish Prime Minister's prize. In these times of non-standard monetary policy and rising income inequalities in OECD countries, the focus on the distribution effect of monetary inflation makes this a must read for researchers and policy-makers and for anyone working in monetary economics.


  • Corporate controller's manual : 1990 Update with cumulative index / editor, Paul J. Wendell
    HG 4027.3.C67 1989, Suppl

  • Private investors abroad : problems and solutions in international business in 1975 / editor, Virginia Shook Cameron
    HG 4538.S8 1975

  • Private investors abroad: problems and solutions in international business in 1973. editor, Virginia Shook Cameron
    HG 4538 S97+ 1973

  • International monetary problems and the foreign exchanges / Egon Sohmen
    HG 3821 S64

  • Les institutions coopératives d'épargne et de crédit dans le développement économique et social : actes de la rencontre internationale de Montréal 5-6-7 octobre 1975
    HG 2035 I57

  • HOLDING BANKERS TO ACCOUNT : a decade of market manipulation, regulatory failures and ... regulatory reforms
    HG1573

  • Brief History of Thrift / Alison Hulme
    HG 179 H85 2019eb
    This book surveys 'thrift' through its moral, religious, ethical, political, spiritual and philosophical expressions, focussing in on key moments such as the early Puritans and Post-war rationing, and key characters such as Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Smiles and Henry Thoreau. The relationships between thrift and frugality, mindfulness, sustainability, and alternative consumption practices are explained, and connections made between myriad conceptions of thrift and contemporary concerns for how consumer cultures impact scarce resources, wealth distribution, and the Anthropocene. Ultimately, the book returns the reader to an understanding of thrift as it was originally used - to 'thrive' - and attempts to re-cast thrift in more collective, economically egalitarian terms, reclaiming it as a genuinely resistant practice.

  • Alphonse Desjardins et les caisses populaires, 1854-1920
    HG 2039 C2R6

  • The Canadian money market; its development and its impact
    HG 2705.M23

  • Flexible exchange rates and international business / by John M. Blin, Stuart I. Greenbaum and Donald P. Jacobs
    HG 3821.B517

  • Yamaichi's manual of Japanese corporations. 1960-
    HG 5771.Y3

  • Currencies of the Indian Ocean world Steven Serels, Gwyn Campbell, editors
    HG1389.6

  • Co-operative banking networks in Europe : models and performance / Federica Poli
    HG2039.E85

  • Economic foundations for finance : from Main Street to Wall Street / Thorsten Hens, Sabine Elmiger
    HG 4523 H46 2019eb

  • Index fund management : a practical guide to smart beta, factor investing, and risk premia / Fadi Zaher
    HG4530

  • Islamic insurance products : exploring takaful principles, instruments and structures / Mohd MaʼSum Billah
    HG8704.7

  • FinTech, BigTech and banks : digitalisation and its impact on banking business models / Alessandra Tanda, Cristiana-Maria Schena
    HG 1709 T36 2019eb

  • Remaking Monetary Policy in China : Markets and Controls, 1998-2008 / Michael Beggs, Luke Deer
    HG1285

  • Valuation of Renewable Energy Investments Practices among German and Swiss Investment Professionals / Christian Hürlimann
    HD9502.A2

  • What's Wrong with Modern Money Theory? A Policy Critique / Gerald A. Epstein
    HG230.3

  • Roles of financial institutions and credit guarantees in regional revitalization in Japan Nobuyoshi Yamori, Yoshihiro Asai, Masao Ojima, Kei Tomimura, Koji Yoneda
    HG3711.J3

  • Wealth the ultra-high net worth guide to growing and protecting assets / Richard P. Rojeck
    HG179

  • Effective Investments on Capital Markets : 10th Capital Market Effective Investments Conference (CMEI 2018)
    HG4523

  • The fundamentals of trade finance : the ins and outs of import-export financing / Jane Kingman-Brundage, Susan A. Schulz
    HG 3881.K5326 1986
    This book provides a foundation in trade finance in a direct clean style, enabling the reader to understand the increasingly complex world of trade and provide appropriate services. It presents transaction flow diagrams and procedures detailing the movement of payment and credit through various bank channels, and covers EFTS.

  • Analyzing and forecasting credit ratings : some Canadian evidence / by Patrick Sabourin
    HG 3751.9 C2 A35

  • Continuous-time models in corporate finance, banking, and insurance / Santiago Moreno-Bromberg & Jean-Charles Rochet
    HG 4026 M6647 2018

    Continuous-Time Models in Corporate Finance synthesizes four decades of research to show how stochastic calculus can be used in corporate finance. Combining mathematical rigor with economic intuition, Santiago Moreno-Bromberg and Jean-Charles Rochet analyze corporate decisions such as dividend distribution, the issuance of securities, and capital structure and default. They pay particular attention to financial intermediaries, including banks and insurance companies.

    The authors begin by recalling the ways that option-pricing techniques can be employed for the pricing of corporate debt and equity. They then present the dynamic model of the trade-off between taxes and bankruptcy costs and derive implications for optimal capital structure. The core chapter introduces the workhorse liquidity-management model--where liquidity and risk management decisions are made in order to minimize the costs of external finance. This model is used to study corporate finance decisions and specific features of banks and insurance companies. The book concludes by presenting the dynamic agency model, where financial frictions stem from the lack of interest alignment between a firm's manager and its financiers. The appendix contains an overview of the main mathematical tools used throughout the book.

    Requiring some familiarity with stochastic calculus methods, Continuous-Time Models in Corporate Finance will be useful for students, researchers, and professionals who want to develop dynamic models of firms' financial decisions.


  • The loan pushers : the role of commercial banks in the international debt crisis / William Darity, Jr. and Bobbie L. Horn
    HG 3891.D36 1988

  • Securitisation swaps : a practitioner handbook / Mark Aarons, Vlad Ender, Andrew Wilkinson
    HG 6024 A3A2325 2019

    Develop the skillset essential to successful securitisation swaps management

    Securitisation Swaps is a complete practitioner's guide to this unique and complex class of derivatives. This detailed examination follows the entire life cycle of securitisation swaps to give quants, structurers, traders, originators, issuers and lawyers a common reference for understanding their shared objective. Broad in scope to provide a common-ground perspective -- yet detailed enough to promote full understanding -- the discussion takes a distinctly cross-disciplinary approach that encompasses the multi-faceted knowledge base required to successfully execute these complex trades.

    Despite the fact that the size of the market is trillions of dollars in notional principal, securitisation swaps have thus far been neglected in both academic and practitioner literature. The numerous stakeholders that work together on these complex deals will all greatly benefit from a thorough understanding of their underlying risks and gain deep insight into the perspectives of each stakeholder. This invaluable guide provides multi-disciplinary insight that allows practitioners to:

    Manage securitisation swaps more effectively, from pre-trade structuring and modelling to post-trade risk management and accounting Understand the elements of securitisation and covered bonds, and how swaps mitigate risk in these types of transactions Explore how securitisation swaps differ from other derivatives and delve into their three specific risk factors -- swap prepayment risk, swap extension risk and downgrade risk Learn practical methods and strategies of risk management, accounting, pricing and transaction execution

    When securitisation trades go wrong, they become front-page news -- but when each participant understands accurate modelling, risk mitigation, optimal structuring, costs, pricing, commercial backgrounds and other integral practices, they are able to work together to achieve a shared objective. Securitisation Swaps provides the essential knowledge that streamlines and safeguards these important trades.


  • Banking on freedom : black women in U.S. finance before the New Deal / Shennette Garrett-Scott
    HG 181 G357 2019
    Between 1888 and 1930, African Americans opened more than a hundred banks and thousands of other financial institutions. In Banking on Freedom , Shennette Garrett-Scott explores this rich period of black financial innovation and its transformative impact on U.S. capitalism through the story of the St. Luke Bank in Richmond, Virginia: the first and only bank run by black women.

    Banking on Freedom offers an unparalleled account of how black women carved out economic, social, and political power in contexts shaped by sexism, white supremacy, and capitalist exploitation. Garrett-Scott chronicles both the bank's success and the challenges this success wrought, including extralegal violence and aggressive oversight from state actors who saw black economic autonomy as a threat to both democratic capitalism and the social order. The teller cage and boardroom became sites of activism and resistance as the leadership of president Maggie Lena Walker and other women board members kept the bank grounded in meeting the needs of working-class black women. The first book to center black women's engagement with the elite sectors of banking, finance, and insurance, Banking on Freedom reveals the ways gender, race, and class shaped the meanings of wealth and risk in U.S. capitalism and society.

  • Monetary issues of the 1960's. editors, Harry L. Johnson [and] Ernest W. Walker
    HG 538.M665

  • The Canadian financial system since 1965 : competition and structural change / David W. Green
    HG 185.C2 G73

  • Can inflation be controlled?
    HG 538.M86

  • Health and labor markets / edited by Solomon W. Polachek, Konstantinos Tatsiramos
    HG 9383 H43 2019
    A country's economic productivity is directly related to the health of its workforce. Thus, how a nation allocates resources to the physical health of its population is of vital importance in establishing the economic well-being of its citizens. This volume contains nine original and innovative articles that investigate the relationship between a nation's health policies, employee health and resulting labor market outcomes. Topics include the direct link between employees' health and wages, the employment impact of an unfavorable health shock, the relationship between job insecurity and a worker's mental health, the effect of career disruptions on already chronically ill workers, the consequences of arbitrary health insurance disenrollments, the impact of reducing publically available sick day benefits, the repercussions of increasing employers' sick pay benefits on absenteeism, the relationship between economic conditions and opioid abuse, and the consequences of parental migration on children's health. For researchers and students of labor economics, or anyone interested in understanding how a country's health policies affect its economic productivity, this volume is a fundamental text.

  • American bonds : how credit markets shaped a nation / Sarah L. Quinn
    HG 4936 Q56 2019

    How the American government has long used financial credit programs to create economic opportunities

    Federal housing finance policy and mortgage-backed securities have gained widespread attention in recent years because of the 2008 financial crisis, but issues of government credit have been part of American life since the nation's founding. From the 1780s, when a watershed national land credit policy was established, to the postwar foundations of our current housing finance system, American Bonds examines the evolution of securitization and federal credit programs. Sarah Quinn shows that since the Westward expansion, the U.S. government has used financial markets to manage America's complex social divides, and politicians and officials across the political spectrum have turned to land sales, home ownership, and credit to provide economic opportunity without the appearance of market intervention or direct wealth redistribution.

    Highly technical systems, securitization, and credit programs have been fundamental to how Americans determined what they could and should owe one another. Over time, government officials embraced credit as a political tool that allowed them to navigate an increasingly complex and fractured political system, affirming the government's role as a consequential and creative market participant. Neither intermittent nor marginal, credit programs supported the growth of powerful industries, from railroads and farms to housing and finance; have been used for disaster relief, foreign policy, and military efforts; and were promoters of amortized mortgages, lending abroad, venture capital investment, and mortgage securitization.

    Illuminating America's market-heavy social policies, American Bonds illustrates how political institutions became involved in the nation's lending practices.


  • Financial econometrics : models and methods / Oliver Linton
    HG 106 L56 2019
    This is a thorough exploration of the models and methods of financial econometrics by one of the world's leading financial econometricians and is for students in economics, finance, statistics, mathematics, and engineering who are interested in financial applications. Based on courses taught around the world, the up-to-date content covers developments in econometrics and finance over the last twenty years while ensuring a solid grounding in the fundamental principles of the field. Care has been taken to link theory and application to provide real-world context for students. Worked exercises and empirical examples have also been included to make sure complicated concepts are solidly explained and understood.

  • Banking on the state : the financial foundations of Lebanon / Hicham Safieddine
    HG 3259 A7S24 2019

    In 1943, Lebanon gained its formal political independence from France; only after two more decades did the country finally establish a national central bank. Inaugurated on April 1, 1964, the Banque du Liban (BDL) was billed by Lebanese authorities as the nation's primary symbol of economic sovereignty and as the last step towards full independence. In the local press, it was described as a means of projecting state power and enhancing national pride. Yet the history of its founding--stretching from its Ottoman origins in mid-nineteenth century up until the mid-twentieth--tells a different, more complex story.

    Banking on the State reveals how the financial foundations of Lebanon were shaped by the history of the standardization of economic practices and financial regimes within the decolonizing world. The system of central banking that emerged was the product of a complex interaction of war, economic policies, international financial regimes, post-colonial state-building, global currents of technocratic knowledge, and private business interests. It served rather than challenged the interests of an oligarchy of local bankers. As Hicham Safieddine shows, the set of arrangements that governed the central bank thus was dictated by dynamics of political power and financial profit more than market forces, national interest or economic sovereignty.


  • Les millionnaires ne sont pas ceux que vous croyez / Nicolas Bérubé
    HG 172 A2B48 2019
Updated: Monday 11 November 2019
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