This book offers a novel account of the debt crisis which hit many developing countries, between 1982 and 1989. Its strong interdisciplinary approach brings together the financial, political and legal dimensions. It will be of major interest for those interested in the economic history of post-WWII decades, sovereign debt in general and financial multilateralism.
In this incisive fifth edition of Financial Crises and Recession in the Global Economy, Roy E. Allen examines the major financial instabilities, crises, and evolutionary trends since the 1970s and through the recent Covid-19 pandemic.
Using a range of calculative devices, (Mis)managing Macroprudential Expectations
explores the methods used by central banks to predict and govern the tail risks that
could impact financial stability. Through an in-depth case study, the book utilises
empirically-informed theoretical analysis to capture these low-probability and
high-impact events, and offers a novel conceptualisation of the role of risk
modelling within the macroprudential policy agenda.
This cutting-edge book explores the impact of pandemic shocks and other crises on
businesses. Focusing on growing threats to business resilience, it offers innovative
strategies to manage financial change and reposition small and medium-sized
enterprises (SMEs) and entrepreneurs for success.
With contributions from an international range of active researchers, this Research Agenda provides a timely literature review on core topics related to consumer financial behavior. Chapters cover financial management behavior, desirable financial behavior and any financial behavior that helps improve financial wellbeing.
This timely book explores the measurement and consequences of financialisation, as
well as its driving forces, to take a fresh look at reconciling the twin concepts of
financialisation and financial development. Imad Moosa provides a critical review of
these two separate strands – the individual measures of economic development and
financialisation – on the grounds that they are inadequate to represent a
Utilizing a multi-paradigmatic approach in considering the scientific methodology of
mainstream financial economics, and suggesting improvements, this book identifies
eleven biases of the scientific methodology of mainstream financial economics,
namely: intellectual bias, local bias, fad bias, ideological bias, automaticity
bias, confirmation bias, cultural bias, stereotyping bias, under-productivity bias,
homogeneity bias, and isolation bias.
Following rapid technological advancements that have taken place throughout the late
twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, this intriguing book provides a dynamic
agenda for the study of artificial intelligence (AI) within finance. Through an
in-depth consideration of the use of AI, it utilizes case study examples to
investigate AI’s effectiveness within investment and banking.
COVID-19 and the Response of Central Banks analyses the reactions of central banks to the COVID-19 crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa. It focuses on how the pandemic has affected the economic performance of Sub-Saharan African countries, many of which were already struggling with growth and sustainability. The first part of the book covers countries within monetary unions such as Cameroon, Congo, Senegal, and Cote d'Ivoire. In the second half, countries with their own independent central banks, The Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Ghana, and Sierra Leone, are discussed. Chapters highlights the differences between Monetary Union membership and independent Central Banks in policymaking during health crises and explore the role of central banking in minimizing the deleterious effects.
Part of The Elgar Series on Central Banking and Monetary Policy, this book explores the relationship between central banking, monetary policy and income distribution. The usual central bank mandate – that of exclusively fighting inflation – is being increasingly questioned by policymakers and academics. Many countries are finding that there is a need for broader mandates that will have an impact on economic activity, unemployment and other economic issues.