Rethinking the Role of the State in Finance
Publisher: World Bank Publications 2012
Number of pages: 220
This report synthesizes new and existing evidence on the state's performance as financial sector regulator, overseer, promoter, and owner. It calls on state agencies to provide strong regulation and supervision and ensure healthy competition in the sector, and to support financial infrastructure, such as the quality and availability of credit information.
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by Peter Dybdahl Hede - BookBoon
Behavioural finance, with its emphasis on the numerous biases and heuristics, puts a human face on the financial markets, recognizing that market participants are subject to biases that have predictable effects on prices.
by N. Adriana Knouf - University of Minnesota Press
Knouf shows how noise affects the ways in which financial markets function. The book draws on different forms of noise, paying attention to how materiality and the interference of humans causes the meanings of noise to shift over space and time.
by Kavaljit Singh - Madhyam and SOMO
The aim of this book is to stimulate a debate on reforming the global finance. It examines recent problems afflicting the global financial system. It enunciates guiding principles and offers concrete policy measures to create a more stable system.
by AP Faure - Bookboon
Forwards, futures, swaps, options, hybrids and a category 'other' (credit derivatives, weather derivatives, etc.) make up the derivative markets. The word is drawn from 'derive' and means that the derivative instrument cannot exist on its own.