Imperial Nature: The World Bank and Struggles for Social by Michael Goldman

By Michael Goldman

This pathbreaking e-book is the 1st shut exam of the internal workings of the realm financial institution, the principles of its worldwide achievements, its propensity for intensifying the issues it intends to treatment, and its striking skill to tame feedback and expand its personal reach.

"An very good critique of the Bank's internal workings and exterior image-making."—Publishers Weekly

"Imperial Nature’s maximum power is its research of the realm financial institution as an establishment. . . . A precious source for activists, scholars, and students, alike."—Joshua Brook, TNR Online

"A compelling study."—Steve Lachman, Environment

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Stock Message Boards: A Quantitative Approach to Measuring by Y. Zhang

By Y. Zhang

New media is taking part in a massive function within the monetary global. speedy development in inventory marketplace message forums, chat rooms, and different digital ability for traders to percentage industry details makes transparent the ever-increasing call for for on-line inventory buying and selling. as well as increasingly more similar websites and apps, progress within the variety of traders partaking has exploded. The U.S. Securities and alternate fee and the Federal exchange fee are particularly attracted to monitoring the actions on inventory industry message forums as a way to guard industry credibility.

Stock Message forums presents empirical information to bare how on-line communique not just affects inventory returns, but additionally volatility, buying and selling quantity, and liquidity, in addition to a firm's worth and attractiveness. Zhang demonstrates the long term worth of inventory marketplace message forums by utilizing basic arithmetic and information to teach readers the right way to degree message board actions. This paintings argues that on-line message forums are more suitable for small capitalization shares than huge capitalization shares, and extra trendy for financially-distressed organisations than financially-sound firms.

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Testautomation mit SAP®: SAP Software erfolgreich einführen by Alberto Vivenzio

By Alberto Vivenzio

Dieses Buch vermittelt die Grundkenntnisse, um die SAP Testtools eCATT und die attempt Workbench des resolution supervisor sicher einzusetzen. Die Autoren verwenden hierzu praxiserprobte Methoden und Techniken aus dem Test-Engineering. Zahlreiche Beispiele zeigen, wie automatisierte assessments effektiv eingesetzt werden können. Außerdem werden enterprise und administration von exams erläutert und ein Blick auf die Wirtschaftlichkeit von automatisierten checks geworfen.

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The IMF and Economic Development by James Raymond Vreeland

By James Raymond Vreeland

Why do governments flip to the overseas financial Fund (IMF) and with what results? during this e-book, James Vreeland examines this query through examining cross-national time-series info from in the course of the international. Vreeland argues that governments input into IMF courses for fiscal and political purposes, and he reveals that the courses damage financial development and redistribute source of revenue upward. through bringing within the IMF, governments achieve political leverage - through conditionality - to push via unpopular guidelines. For convinced constituencies, those guidelines hose down the results of undesirable fiscal functionality through redistributing source of revenue. yet IMF courses doubly harm others who're much less well to do: They reduce progress and exacerbate source of revenue inequality.

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Pricing and Hedging Interest and Credit Risk Sensitive by Frank Skinner

By Frank Skinner

This ebook is tightly keen on the pricing and hedging of mounted source of revenue securities and their derivatives. it really is particular at those people who are drawn to buying and selling those tools in an funding financial institution, yet can be necessary for these chargeable for tracking compliance of the investors reminiscent of regulators, again workplace employees, center and senior lever managers. To increase its allure, this e-book lowers the limitations to studying by way of holding math to a minimal and by means of illustrating ideas via specific numerical examples utilizing Excel workbooks/spreadsheets on a CD with the ebook. at the accompanying CD with the ebook, 3 rate of interest versions are illustrated: Ho and Lee, consistent volatility and Black Derman and Toy, in addition to evolutionary versions, Vasicek and CIR and credits chance types, Jarrow and Turnbull and Duffie and Singleton. those are applied through spreadsheets at the CD. * starts off at an introductory point after which develops complex issues * offers lots of numerical examples instead of mathematical equations to help complete realizing of the strengths and weaknesses of all rate of interest by-product types* can be utilized for self-study - a whole booklet at the subject, along with examples with solutions

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