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                                            MARKETINGAS. REKLAMA



                From Brand Vision to Brand Evaluation
                L.De Chernatony

                Table of Contents

                A balanced perspective on brands; The diverse interpretations of 'brand'; A strategic process for building integrated
                brands; Brand visioning; The importance of organizational culture on brands; Setting brand objectives; Auditing the
                brandsphere; Synthesising the nature of a brand; Implementing and resourcing brands; Brand evaluation.




                PRO LOGO:             Brands as a Factor of Progress


                Michel Chevalier and Gérald Mazzalovo


                Table of contents


                  Introduction * Part I: The World of Brands * What is a Brand? * Anti-Brand Communication * From Value to
Progress * Part II: Brand Management * Brand Identity * The Brand Lifecycle and the Global Dimension * The Brand Audit * Part
III: The Role of the Consumer * Consumer's Behaviour * Consumer's Power * Structured Consumer Action * Conclusion: Brands
and Globalization




                  Silent Selling:          Best Practices and Effective Strategies in Visual Merchandising
                  Author(s): Bell,    Judith A.; Ternus, Kate
                  Table of contents

                  PART ONE. PREPARATION FOR VISUAL CREATIVITY                     Creative Thinking: Getting ``Out of the Box''---
                  What Is Visual Merchandising? --- Core Design Strategies
PART TWO. PRACTICES AND STRATEGIES FOR THE SELLING FLOOR Layout and Fixtures for Fashion Apparel --- Fashion
Apparel Wall Setups --- Fashion Apparel and Accessory Coordination --- Home Fashion Stores
PART THREE. COMMUNICATING RETAIL ATMOSPHERICS Signing --- Lighting
PART FOUR. VISUAL PRACTICES FOR NONTRADITIONAL VENUES Grocery and Food Service Stores --- Nontraditional
Retailing
PART FIVE. TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR MERCHANDISE DISPLAY The Magic of the Display Window --- Mannequins
and Mannequin Alternatives --- Building a Visula Merchandising Department
PART SIX CAREER STRATEGIES Visual Merchandising Careers
               Do-It-Yourself Advertising and Promotion
Fred E. Hahn
Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. Table of Checklists and Key Charts. Chapter 1. Branding and Your Brand Asset
Assessment. Chapter 2. Newspaper and Magazine Advertising. Chapter 3. Selecting Print Media. Chapter 4. Flyers, Brochures,
Bulletins, and Invitations. Chapter 5. Direct Mail and Database Direct Marketing. Chapter 6. Catalogs: A Project for Creative
Nitpickers. Chapter 7. Out-of-Home Advertising and Promotion. Chapter 8. Successful Yellow Pages Advertising. Chapter 9.
From Telemarketing to Teleservicing. Chapter 10. Fax and Broadcast Fax. Chapter 11. Basic Internet Advertising: It Doesn't Have to
Start on the Internet. Chapter 12. Publicity and Public Relations. Chapter 13. Media Creativity and Production: Video, CD, TV,
Radio, and Web Site. Chapter 14. Conventions, Trade Shows, Consumer Shows, and Meetings. Chapter 15. Moving Your Project
from Disk or Art through Film and Printing. Chapter 16. Distribution: On Working with Your DMPC (Direct Mail Production
Company). Index.


                     Exploring Public Relations
                     Author(s): Tench,    Ralph; Yeomans, Liz

                     Table of Contents

                       Part I 1. Public relations origins: definitions and history, Lee Edwards 2. Management and organisation of
                       public relations, Anne Gregory 3. Role of the public relations practitioner, Meriel Pritchard, Johanna Fawkes
                       and Ralph Tench 4. Media context of contemporary public relations and journalism, Neil Washbourne 5. Public
relations and democracy, Robert Leach 6. Community and society: corporate social responsibility (CSR), Ralph Tench 7.
International context of public relations, György Szondi
Part II 8. Public relations theories – an applied overview: systems theories, Lee Edwards 9. Public relations theories – an applied
overview: alternative theories, Lee 10. Public relations as planned communication, Anne Gregory 11. Public relations research and
evaluation, Rüdiger Theilmann and György Szondi 12. Audiences, stakeholders, publics, Gerard Choo 13. Corporate image, reputation
and identity, Daniel Löwensberg 14. Public relations, propaganda and the psychology of persuasion, Joanna Fawkes 15. Ethics and
professionalism in public relations, Anne Gregory
Part III 17. Internal communication, Liz Yeomans 18. Managing community involvement programmes, Ralph Tench 19. Issues
management, Paul Gillions 20. Crisis public relations management, Martin Langford 21. Public relations and the consumer, Paul
Willis 23. Public affairs, Kevin Moloney 25. Public relations for information and communications technology: principles and
planning, 26. Integrated marketing communications, Graham Hughes 27. Sponsorship, Sierk Horn
Part IV 28. Corporate communication, Emma Wood 29. Campaigning organisations and pressure groups, Sue Wolstenholme
30. Public sector communication, Liz Yeomans 31. Arts, leisure and entertainment public relations, Shirley Beresford and Johanna
Fawkes 32. What next? Future issues for public relations, Ralph Tench and Liz Yeomans case study by Karl Milner



                Global Logistics and Distribution Planning: Strategies for
                Management
                by Donald     Waters (Editor)

                CONTENTS

                 Introduction 1 Development and trends in supply chain management (Donald Waters) 2 New directions in logistics
                 (Martin Christopher) 3 Future trends in supply chain management (Peter Hines) 4 Agile supply chain operating
                 environments (Remko van Hoek) 5 Time compression in the supply chain (Adrian Beesley) 6 Formulating a logistics
strategy (Nathalie Fabbes-Costes and Jacques Colin) 7 Thinking strategical
                                VADYBA. ŽMOGIŠKIEJI IŠTEKLIAI




               Strategic Management
               Colin White

                 Contents
                 Prologue
                 PART I: INTRODUCING STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT Introducing Strategy and Strategy Making ----- Thinking
                 and Acting Strategically ------ Adopting a Global Perspective -------Reading an Uncertain Future
PART II: STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTS & COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES Identifying Opportunities and Risks ----Reading the
Competitive Environment --------Analysing Resources, Capabilities and Core Competencies ------Creating & Maintaining Competitive
Advantage ------ Reducing Cost ------Differentiating the Product
PART III: STRATEGIC DILEMMAS Determining the Size of an Enterprise ------- Integrating the Strategists ---- When to Compete
and when to Co-operate? ------Managing Risk -------Participating in the Global Economy
Part IV: BRINGING IT ALL TOGETHER Formulating Strategy ------Implementing Strategy ----- Monitoring Strategic Performance
Part V: STRATEGIC ANALYSIS AND AUDIT Long Case Studies ----Epilogue




                    Organizational Behavior
by Stephen    P. Robbins, Tim A. Judge

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION 1. What Is Organizational Behavior?
II. THE INDIVIDUAL 2. Foundations of Individual Behavior 3. Attitudes and Job Satisfaction 4. Personality and Values 5.
Perception and Individual Decision Making 6. Motivation Concepts 7. Motivation: From Concepts to Applications 8. Emotions
and Moods
 III. THE GROUP 9. Foundations of Group Behavior 10. Understanding Work Teams 11. Communication 12. Basic Approaches to
Leadership 13. Contemporary Issues in Leadership 14. Power and Politics 15. Conflict and Negotiation
IV. THE ORGANIZATION SYSTEM 16. Foundations of Organization Structure 17. Organizational Culture 18. Human Resource
Policies and Practices
V. ORGANIZATIONAL DYNAMIC 19. Organizational Change and Stress Management


                    Human Resource Management
                    Theory and Practice

                    John Bratton, Jeffrey Gold

                    Contents
                    PART ONE: THE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ARENA The Nature of HRM ---Strategic HRM
                    PART TWO: THE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT CONTEXT The Context of HRM---Work and Work
                    Organization --- Health and Safety
PART THREE: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES Human Resource Planning ---Recruitment and Selection ---
Appraisal and Performance Management ----Reward Management ---Human Resource Development ----Employee Relations ----
Union-management Relations
PART FOUR: THE EVALUATION CONTEXT Evaluating HRM ---- Conclusion: Whither HRM?
               Entrepreneurship

               Robert D. Hisrich




                  Entrepreneurship : Context, Vision and Planning

                  John Legge and Kevin Hindle

                   Contents
                   Foreword --- Introduction --- Perspectives on Entrepreneurship --- Entrepreneurs in Society --- Entrepreneurs and
                   Cycles --- The Entrepreneurial Business Plan ---Proving the Business Concept --- Creating the Business Model ---
The Legal Environment --- The Role of Governments --- Entrepreneurship in Corporations --- The Entrepreneurial Financial Model ---
Preparing the Business Plan ----Investment and Investors --- Beyond 'How To': Key Issues in Understanding Entrepreneurship ---
Bibliography --- Index




                    Collaborate to Compete: Driving Profitability in the Knowledge Economy
                    Robert K. Logan, Louis W. Stokes

                    Contents

                    Acknowledgements. Introduction: The Dawning of a New Era: Internet, Knowledge and Collaboration. Chapter
                    One: The Impact of the Internet on Business: The Need for Collaboration. Chapter Two: What Is a Collaborative
Organization? Chapter Three: The Treatment of Collaboration in the Knowledge Management Literature: The Missing Link? Chapter
Four: The Five Collaborative Messages of the Internet, a Medium for and a Model of Collaboration. Chapter Five: Three
Psychologival Dimensions of Collaboration: Cognition, Emotional Intelligence and Motivation. Chapter Six: Practical Steps in
Building the Collaborative Organization. Chapter Seven: The Collaboration Quotient (CQ): Measuring the Collaborative Capacity of
an Organization and Its Personnel. Chapter Eight: The Logan-Stokes Collaborative Knowledge Network (LSCKN).
Appendix 1: Internet as a Marketing and Sales Tool: Further Considerations. Appendix 2: Five Economic Eras: Further
Considerations. Appendix 3: Contributions from Our Collaborative Partners on Collaboration. Appendix 4: Descriptions of the
Software and Consulting Companies Whose Case Studies Were Used. Bibliography. Index.




                         THE 17 INDISPUTABLE LAWS OF TEAMWORK WORKBOOK


                         Author(s):   Maxwell, John C.

                         Table Of Contents

                        Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The Law of Significance; 2. The Law of the Big Picture; 3.
                        The Law of the Niche; 4. The Law of Mount Everest; 5. The Law of the Chain; 6. The Law of the Catalyst;
                        7. The Law of the Compass; 8. The Law of the Bad Apple; 9. The Law of Countability; 10. The Law of the
Price Tag; 11. The Law of the Scoreboard; 12. The Law of the Bench; 13. The Law of Identity; 14. The Law of Communication; 15.
The Law of the Edge; 16. The Law of High Morale; 17. The Law of Dividends; Afterword; Notes.
                    Human Resources Management for Public and Nonprofit
                    Organizations

                    Joan Pynes

                    Contents

                    Part One: Human Resources Management in Context. 1 Human Resources Management in a Dynamic
Environment. 2 Strategic Human Resources Management and Planning. 3 Strategic Human Resources Management and Technology.
4 Equal Employment Opportunity. 5 Valuing a Diverse Workforce. 6 Volunteers in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors.

Part Two: Methods and Functions of Human Resources Management. 7 Job Analysis. 8 Recruitment and Selection. 9
Performance Management. 10 Compensation. 11 Benefits. 12 Training and Development. 13 Collective Bargaining in the Public and
Nonprofit Sectors.

Conclusion: Challenges for Public and Nonprofit Organizations.




                   Essentials of Organisational Behaviour

                   Laurie J. Mullins

                   Table of Contents

                   Part 1 MANAGING PEOPLE AND ORGANISATIONS 1. Individuals, Organisations and Management 2. The
                   Nature and Effectiveness of Management
Part 2 THE INDIVIDUAL 3. Individual Differences 4 The Process of Perception 5. Work Motivation and Rewards 6. Job
Satisfaction and Work Performance
Part 3 GROUPS AND TEAMS 7. Work Groups and Teams 8. The Nature of Leadership
Part 4 THE ORGANISATION 9. Organisational Goals, Strategy and Responsibilities 10. Organisation Structure and Design 11.
Organisational Control and Power 12. Organisation Development (Culture, Conflict and Change)




                  Corporate Community Relations
The Principle of the Neighbor of Choice
Edmund M. Burke
Table of Contents
Foreword: Why Merck Needs to Be a Neighbor of Choice by Raymond V. Gilmartin - Introduction: The New Expectations for
Today's Corporation - The Principle of the Neighbor of Choice - The Psychological Contract - From Balloons and T-Shirts to
Neighbor of Choice - How to Achieve a Competitive Advantage - Implementing Neighbor of Choice - The Company Assessment -
Who Are the Corporation's Communities? - The "Shadow Constituencies" - The Community Assessment - The Three Strategies - The
First Strategy: Building Relationships of Trust
                                          EKONOMIKA.
                               Tarptautinė ekonomika. Integracija į ES


                   An Economic History of Europe
                   Di Vittorio, An


                   Table of Contents

                     Introduction Part One: The Economy in the Fifteenth Century: Preconditions for European Expansion 1.
                     An Integrated Economic System: Europe in the Fifteenth Century 2. Supply and Demand of Goods: Agricultural
                     and Manufactured Goods 3. Work Organization and Techniques 4. The Expansion of Geographical and
Economic Dimensions Part Two: European Expansion in the Sixteenth Century 1. Population 2. Agriculture 3. Anticipating the
New Science 4. International Exchanges 5. Finance 6. Different Roles in Europe Part Three: European Expansion in the
Seventeenth Century I. General Trends 1. Demography: Crisis and Slow Recovery 2. Agriculture and Land Ownership 3. Cities,
Manufactures, Commerce and Finance II. New Powers: Mercantilism and the Formation of the Modern State 1. Holland 2. France 3.
England: An Overall View Part Four: The European Economies in the Eighteenth Century 1. New Perspectives on Economic
Modernization and Europe's Many Paths to the Twentieth Century 2. European Economic Development in the Eighteenth Century:
The Central Themes 3. Agrarian Europe 1700-1800 4. The Enigma of the Eighteenth Century: The Demographic Revolution 5. The
Growth of Trade 6. Industries and Manufactures 7. The Role of the State 8. The Napoleonic Era Part Five: The Economic
Development of Europe in the Nineteenth Century 1. Growth and Transformation of the European Economy 2. Demographic
Dynamics and Social Change: The Role of Agriculture 3. The Process of European Industrialization 4. The Revolution in Transport
and Communications 5. International Exchanges and Monetary Systems Part Six: The Twentieth Century, from Break with the
Past to Prosperity The Starting Point. 1. Growth and Transformation of the Economy 2. The Great Stages 3. Economic and Social
Policies. Bibliography




                  Economics

                  N. Gregory Mankiw
                  Table of contents

                   PART 1 INTRODUCTION 1. Ten Principles of Economics 2. Thinking Like an Economist 3. Interdependence
and the Gains from Trade
PART 2 SUPPLY AND DEMAND I: HOW MARKETS WORK 4. The Market Forces of Supply and Demand 5. Elasticity and Its
Application 6. Supply, Demand, and Government Policies
PART 3 SUPPLY AND DEMAND II: MARKETS AND WELFARE 7. Consumers, Producers, and the Efficiency of Markets 8.
Application: The Costs of Taxation 9. Application: International Trade
PART 4 THE ECONOMICS OF THE PUBLIC SECTOR 10. Externalities 11. Public Goods and Common Resources 12. The Design
of the Tax System
PART 5 FIRM BEHAVIOUR AND THE ORGANISATION OF INDUSTRY 13. The Costs of Production 14. Firms in Competitive
Markets 15. Monopoly 16. Oligopoly 17. Monopolistic Competition
PART 6 THE ECONOMICS OF LABOUR MARKETS 18. The Markets for the Factors of Production 19. Earnings and
Discrimination 20. Income Inequality and Poverty
PART 7 TOPICS FOR FURTHER STUDY 21. The Theory of Consumer Choice 22. Frontiers of Microeconomics
PART 8 THE DATA OF MACROECONOMICS 23. Measuring a Nation?s Income 24. Measuring the Cost of Living
PART 9 THE REAL ECONOMY IN THE LONG RUN 25. Production and Growth 26. Saving, Investment, and the Financial System
27. The Basic Tools of Finance 28. Unemployment
PART 10 MONEY AND PRICES IN THE LONG RUN 29. The Monetary System 30. Money Growth and Inflation
PART 11 THE MACROECONOMICS OF OPEN ECONOMIES 31. Open-Economy Macroeconomics: Basic Concepts 32. A
Macroeconomic Theory of the Open Economy
PART 12 SHORT-RUN ECONOMIC FLUCTUATIONS 33. Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply 34. The Influence of
Monetary and Fiscal Policy on Aggregate Demand 35. The Short-Run Tradeoff between Inflation and Unemployment 36. Common
Currency Areas and European Monetary Union
PART 13 FINAL THOUGHTS 37. Five Debates Over Macroeconomic Policy
                     Debates on European Integration
                     Ed. Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni

                     Contents

                       PART I: INTERWAR AND POSTWAR IDEAS OF EUROPE Pre-Theories of International Integration;
                       M.Eilstrup-Sangiovanni ----For a Free United Europe: A Draft Manifesto; A.Spinelli & E.Rossi -----
                       A Working Peace System; D.Murray ------ Political Community and the North Atlantic Area: International
Organization in the Light of Historical Experience; K.Deutsch et al
PART II: THEORISING THE COMMON MARKET: NEO-FUNCTIONALISM AND ITS CRITICS Neo-functionalism and Its
Critics; M.Eilstrup-Sangiovanni -----The Uniting of Europe: Political, Social and Economic Forces 1950-1957; E.Haas --- The
Political Dynamics of European Economic Integration; L.Lindberg ---- Obstinate or Obsolete?: The Fate of the Nation-State;
S.Hoffman ----- Regional Integration: Reflections on a Decade of Theoretical Efforts; R.Hansen
PART III: THE 1992 PROJECT: SUPRANATIONALISM VS. INTERGOVERNMENTALIST BARGAINING Introduction: The
1992 Project: The Revival of Neofunctionalism and the Liberal Intergovernmentalist Challenge; M.Eilstrup-Sangiovanni -----
1992: Recasting the European Bargain; W.Sandholtz & J.Zysman ---- Europe Before the Court: A Political Theory of Legal
Integration; A.M.Burley & W.Mattli -----The Politics of Legal Integration in the European Union; G.Garrett -----Preferences and
Power in the European Community: A Liberal Intergovernmentalist Approach; A.Moravcsik ----- The Path to European Integration: A
Historical Institutionalist Analysis; P.Pierson
PART IV: THE EUROPEAN POLITY: ACTORS, MULTILEVEL GOVERNANCE AND THE 'LOW POLITICS' OF
REGULATION Introduction: Europe as a Political System: Comparative Politics and Governance Approaches to Integration;
M.Eilstrup-Sangiovanni ---- The Study of the European Union II: The 'New Governance' Agenda and its Rival'; S.Hix ---- European
Integration from the 1980s: State-Centric vs Multi-Level Governance; G.Marks, L.Hooghe & K.Blank -----The Rise of the Regulatory
State in Europe; G.Majone
PART V: NON-RATIONALIST INTEGRATION THEORY Introduction: The Constructivist Turn in European Integration Studies;
M.Eilstrup-Sangiovanni ---- Social Constructivism and Integration; J.Checkel------ 'Speaking Europe': The Politics of Integration
Discourse; T.Diez ------- Does Constructivism Subsume Neofunctionalism?'; E.Haas
PART VI: THE FUTURE OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION STUDIES The Future of European Studies: Integration Theory, EU
Studies and Social Science; B.Rosamond ----- The Future of European Integration Studies: The Road Ahead; M.Eilstrup-Sangiovanni


                  The European Mosaic
                  David Gowland, Richard Dunphy, C Lythe

                  Table of Contents

                    Part 1 – Europe and the wider world 1.1 Introduction – The enlargement of the European Union and the
                    questions it poses 1.2 What is Europe? 1.3 How different are western and eastern Europe? 1.4 The EU‘s
                    external relationships 1.5 Europe and international bodies
Part 2 – Country studies 2.1 Introduction 2.2 The core democracies of western Europe: France, Italy, Germany UK 2.3 The
Nordic countries: still reluctant Europeans? 2.4 Spain, Portugal, Greece 2.5 Political and economic reforms in post-communist
Russia 2.6 Political and economic transitions in eastern Europe 2.7 Turkey, Cyprus
Part 3 – the European Union 3.1 The evolution of the European Union 3.2 Institutions of the European Union 3.3 Theories of
political integration and the European Union 3.4 The policies of the European Union
Part 4 – Society, culture and politics in contemporary Europe 4.1 Social Structure and Social Change in Europe 4.2 Visions of
Europe 4.3 The State of European Democracy 4.4 Citizenship, human rights and migration 4.5 Living with diversity? Nation states
and national identities in Contemporary Europe
Part 5 – Main issues and challenges 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Cultural divisions in society and hostility to minority groups 5.3 Yugoslavia
5.4 The economic policy of the euro-zone 5.5 Enlargement of the EU
Chronological table Bibliography Index




                      European Monetary Integration
                      The Euro
                      George Zestos
                      Table of contents

                      1. Introduction. 2. A Historical Review of European Monetary Integration. 3. An Optimum Currency Area.
                      4. A New Currency for Europe: the Euro. 5. Monetary and Fiscal Policy in the Euro Area. 6. The Euro
                      Exchange Rate. 7. The Enlargement of the EU and the EM
                    Contemporary Europe
                    Richard Sakwa and Anne Stevens

                    Contents

                    Introduction: The Many Dimensions of Europe; R.Sakwa ---- Historical Background; R.Ladrech ----Towards one
                    Europe; J.Gower ------Government and Politics; T.Saalfield -------Political Participation in Europe; D.Rucht ----
Social Structure; W.Outhwaite ---- The European Economy; V.Schmidt------Ever-closer Union; A.Stevens------The Europe of the
Regions; J.Mathias
European Security; M.Bowker -----The Cultural Dimensions; J.Coombes ------Conclusion: Globalisation, Europeanisation, and
Nationalism in Contemporary Europe; R.Sakwa & A.Stevens -------Index


                  Implications of the Euro: A Critical Perspective from the Left
                  Editor(s) - Mark    Baimbridge, Brian Burkitt, Philip Whyman
                  Table of Contents

                   List of Figures List of Tables Glossary List of Contributors Acknowledgements Preface Foreword The Left and The
                   Euro The Great Debate: The Labour Party and European Integration Part 1: The Economics Of A Single
                   Currency Economic Consequences of EMU For Britain Economic Performance and The Euro What Type of
European Monetary Union? The Euro: An Outsider's Perspective The ECB in Theory and Practice The Left Must Wake Up – Europe
Isn‘t Working A Post-Keynesian Strategy for The UK Economy Part 2: Employment And Social Aspects Of EMU The European
Social Model: Myth or Reality? Voting No – The Euro and Labour Voters What Future in The EU? Hooked To The Falling Stars A
Safe European Home? British Trade Unions and EMU: Natural Supporters or Conflicting Interests? The European Social Model:
Between a Rock and a Hard Place? Part 3: Sovereignty and Political Determination How The Euro Threatens The Well-Being of The
Planet and its People EMU and British Sovereignty Euro Versus The People The Establishment of a Commonwealth of Europe
Fighting Against Federalism Rediscovering Progressive Economic Policy Outside EMU Bibliography




               Business and the Euro; Business Groups and the Politics of EMU in
               Germany and the United Kingdom
               Author(s):   Mark E. Duckenfield

               Table Of Contents

                Contents
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION: BUSINESS AND EMU - The Puzzle - The Literature - Internationalization and Domestic Politics -
Collective Action - Conventional Explanation: Economic Interest - Alternative Explanation: Public Opinion - The Argument - The
Associational Arena: Structuring Interests - The Political Arena: Structuring Interests - Research Design and Case Selection -
Summary –
 PART TWO: GERMANY AND THE POLITICS OF EMU - Political Institutions - The Government and Bundesbank - The
Bundestag and Bundesrat - Parties - The Delors Report - German Unification and the Maastricht Treaty - The Politics of Convergence
- The (Growth and) Stability Pact - The March 1996 Landtag Elections - The Gold Revaluation Crisis - EMU Membership -
Conclusions –
 PART THREE: GERMAN BUSINESS - Organisation of the Associational Arena - The Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie
(BDI) - Deutscher Industrie und Handelstag (DIHT) - Verband der Chemischen Industrie (VCI) - Bundesverband der Deutschen Su
warenindustrie (BDSI) - Hauptverband der Deutschen Bauindustrie (BI) - Economic and Monetary Union - Conclusions –
 PART FOUR: BRITAIN AND THE POLITICS OF EMU - Political Institutions - The Government and the Bank of England -
Parliament - Parties - The ERM (1990-92) - Margaret Thatcher and the ERM - John Major and Maastricht - The Maastricht Crisis -
Informal Inflation-Targeting (1992-94) - Formal Inflation-Targeting (1994-97) - The 1997 General Election - Central Bank
Independence (1997-Present) - Conclusion –
PART FIVE: BRITISH BUSINESS - Organisation of the Associational Arena - The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) -
Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) - Institute of Directors (IoD) - London Investment Bankers Associations (LIBA) - National
Farmers Union (NFU) - Business Strategies: Membership in the ERM - The Maastricht Treaty - Economic and Monetary Union -
Conclusions –
PART SIX: CONCLUSIONS
                    European Integration: Methods and Economic Analysis
                    Jacques Pelkmans
                    Table of Contents

                    PART 1: FOUNDATION. Chapter 1. What is Economic Integration? Chapter 2. Economic Constitution of the
                    EU. Chapter 3. Subsidiarity and Union Economic Functions. Chapter 4. The Economics of EU Regulation.
PART 2: INTERNAL MARKET. Chapter 5. Goods Market Integration: Method. Chapter 6. Goods Market Integration: Economic
Impact Analysis. Chapter 7. Services Market Integration: Method and Economic Analysis. Chapter 8. The Internal Market for
Network Industries. Chapter 9. Factor Market Integration: Method. Chapter 10. Factor Market Integration: Economic Analysis.
PART 3: COMMON POLICIES. Chapter 11. Common Agricultural Policy. Chapter 12. EC Competition Policy. Chapter 13.
Common Trade Policy. Chapter 14. EU Industrial Policy.
PART 4: EQUITY AND STABILISATION. Chapter 15. Social Equity for the Union? Chapter 16. The Economics of Cohesion.
Chapter 17. European Macroeconomic Cooperation. Chapter 18. Economic and Monetary Union. Chapter 19. Assessing the EU
budget. Chapter 20. EU Enlargement: Methods and Economic Analysis.




                   Report on Competition Policy 2004Report on Competition Policy
2004
'Report on Competition Policy 2004', reviews the work of the European Commission to monitor and ensure promotion of competition
in the EU single market and policy developments. Information is given under the following headings:

                                      anti-trust rules;
                                      merger control;
                                      sectoral developments;
                                      state aid control;
                                      international activities including enlargement;
                                      bilateral and multilateral co-operation; and
                                      the outlook for 2005 in these areas.
This publication also contains summaries of cases regarding the application of EU competition rules in these subject areas. This annual
publication contains two volumes setting out the report (SEC(2005) 805 final) and annexes. Volume 1 is supplied free of charge when
purchasing Volume 2.




               Regulating the Financial Sector in the Era of Globalization: Perspectives from
               Political Economy and Management

               Zuhayr Mikdashi
               Contents

                 Acknowledgements -------Purpose ------Foreword: Incentive-Based Supervision and Regulation of Financial
                 Institutions; R.C.Hunter -----Risks and Protagonists -------Challenges of Corporate Governance ----Prudential
                 Regulatory Norms -----Effective Supervision and Enforcement ------Financial Safety Nets ----In Search of Financial
Stability ------Regulatory Progress ------Index ---Select Bibliography -----Notes and References
                  Global Political Economy
                  Evolution and Dynamics

                  Robert O'Brien and Marc Williams

                  Contents

                  Introduction -----Understanding the Global Political Economy
PART I: EVOLUTION Forging A World Economy 1400-1800 -----The Industrial Revolution: Pax Britannica and Imperialism
The 20th Century: World Wars and the Post-1945 Order
PART II: DYNAMICS International Trade ------Transnational Production ------Global Division of Labour ------The Global Financial
System ------Economic Development -----Global Environmental Change -----Governing the Global Political Economy




                          The Perverse Economy; The Impact of Markets on People and the Environment
Michael Perelman
Contents
Introduction -----Adam Smith and the Farm Worker Paradox ------Resources -------Value --------Patience -----Environmental
Efficiency -----Back to the Farm Worker Paradox ------A New Direction -------References


                     Process of Internationalization
                     edited by Frank    McDonald, Michael Mayer and Trevor Buck
                     Contents


                      Introduction; M.Mayer & F.McDonald
                      PART 1: THE STRATEGIC AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE INDUSTRIALIZED
FIRM Winners and Losers of the Internet Game: A Study of British Exporters; A.Morgan-Thomas & S.Bridgewater-------
International Joint Venture Performance: Empirical Evidence from Finnish International Joint Ventures; J. Larimo -----US Foreign
Direct Investment within the UK Microcomputer Industry: The Interaction between Supply Chain Strategy and Industry Environment;
D.Tsang ------The Role of the Human Resource Function in the Internationalisation of Irish Organisations; S.Loane, T.Morrow &
J.Bell ------A Typology of International Business Strategies; P.Dimitratos
PART 2: THE ROLE OF CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONS IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS National Cultural Influences in
International Entry Mode Selection; L.Brouthers, K.Brouthers & G.Nakos ------The Impact of National Culture Differences on MNC
Subsidiary Management; J.H.Taggart & J.M.Taggart -----The Impact of the Local Institutional Context on the HRM Adaptations of
US Subsidiaries in Europe; P.Gooderham, O.Nordhaug & K.Ringdal -----The 'Americanization' of International Corporate
Governance and the Special Case of Germany: Some Propositions; T.Buck
PART 3: INTERNATIONALIZATION OF SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRIZES Internationalization and Firm Size: An
Empirical Study of the East of England; H.Selassie, B.Mathews, L.Lloyd-Reason & T.Mughan -----Regional Products and
Internationalization Processes in the Internet Era: Does Location Still Matter?; L.Frattochi, G.Cardilli & F.Cocciola ------The
Internationalization Process and the Role of Learning in Small, Service Firms; S.Bridgewater, B.Sullivan-Taylor, R.Johnston,
J.Mattsson & B.Millett -------Pricing Strategies of Born Globals; M.Gabrielsson & Z.Al-Obaidi
PART 4: FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT, IMPACT AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS Economic Growth, Inward FDI and Trade
Policy in ASEAN Countries -----Evidence from Simultaneous-Equation Panel Data Estimation; H.Le -----Employment and the
Embeddedness of German Subsidiaries in the UK; F.McDonald, U.Hoppe, H.Tûselmann & D.Williams ------A Four Regional
Approach to Inbound FDI Location Decisions; G.Fallon & M.Cook ----Regional Clusters Between Localization and Globalization An
Empirical Investigation of a High-tech Metropolitan Cluster; C.Boari, L.Fratocchi & M.Presutti
                     The Economics of European Integration
                     Richard Baldwin, Charles Wyplosz


                     Table of Contents

                      Preface
                      PART I: HISTORY, FACTS AND INSTITUTIONS History -------Facts, law, institutions and the budget
                      decision making
PART II: THE MICROECONOMICS OF ECONOMIC INTEGRATION Essential microeconomic tools ------The essential economics
of preferential liberalisation ------Market size and scale economies -----Growth effects and capital market integration ----Economic
integration, labour markets and migration
PART III: EU POLICIES The common agricultural policy ------Location effects, economic geography & regional policy ------EU
competition and state aids policy -------EU trade policy
PART IV: MONETARY INTEGRATION: HISTORY AND PRINCIPLES A monetary history of Europe ------The choice of an
exchange rate regime -----The European monetary system
PART V: MONETARY AND FISCAL POLICY IN THE EU -------Optimum currency area ------The European monetary union ----
Fiscal policy and the stability pact ------The financial markets and the Euro




                   The INSEAD-Wharton Alliance on Globalizing
                   Contents

                    1. Globalization and its challenges Hubert Gatignon and John R. Kimberly
                    Part I. Leading the Global Organization: 2. The changing international corporate governance landscape Mauro
                    F. Guillén and Mary O'Sullivan 3. Corporate governance and leadership in a globalizing equity market Michael
                    Useem 4. Leadership in a global organization: a cross-cultural perspective Robert J. House, Mansour Javidan and
Günter Stahl 5. The globalization of business education Arnoud De Meyer, Patrick Harker and Gabriel Hawawini
Part II. Global Market Participation: 6. Globalization through acquisitions and alliances: an evolutionary perspective Harbir Singh
and Maurizio Zollo 7. Developing new products and services for the global market Reinhard Angelmar 8. Managing brands in global
markets George S. Day and David J. Reibstein 9. Global marketing of new products Hubert Gatignon and Christophe Van den Bulte
10. Global equity capital markets for emerging growth firms: patterns, drivers, and implications for the globalizing entrepreneur
Raphael Amit and Christoph Zott
Part III. Managing Risk and Uncertainty: 11. Cross-border valuation: the international cost of equity capital Gordon Bodnar,
Bernard Dumas and Richard Marston 12. Managing risk in global supply chains Paul R. Kleindorfer and Luk Van Wassenhove
13. Global recombination: cross-border technology and innovation management Philip Anderson and Lori Rosenkopf 14. From
corporate social responsibility to global citizenship Eric W. Orts 15. Colliding forces: domestic politics and the global economy Ethan
B. Kapstein and Stephen J. Kobrin 16. Global implications of information and telecommunication technologies (ICT) Arnoud De
Meyer
Part IV. Implications and Conclusions: 17. Globalization and its many faces: the case of the health sector Lawton R. Burns, Thomas
D‘Aunno and John R. Kimberly 18. The continuing process of globalizing Hubert Gatignon and John Kimberly.




                     THE POLITICAL SYSTEM OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

                     Second Edition
                     Simon Hix

                      Table of contents
                      Introduction: Explaining the EU * Political System * Executive Politics * Legislative Politics * Judicial Politics *
Public Opinion * Parties, Elections and Democracy in the EU * Interest Representation * Regulation of the Single Market *
Distributive Policies * Economic and Monetary Union * Citizen Freedom and Security Policies * Global Policies * Conclusion:
Rethinking the European Union
                      EUROPEAN INTEGRATION
                      George Agiomirgianakis, George Argiros and Athina Zervoyianni
                      Table of contents
                      Part I: The European Union * Historical Background: The Development of the European Community *
                      Institutions and Organisational Structure of the European Community * Community Legislation and Legislative
                      Process * The EU Countries: basic economic features * Part II: Theory of Economic Integration * Economic
                      Integration, Universally Free Trade and the Effects of Tariffs * Customs Unions and Common Markets * Nontariff
                      Barriers to Trade and the Internal Market Programme * Macroeconomic Policy Coordination and Monetary
   Integration * The European Monetary System * European Monetary Union * Part III: Current Issues in European Integration *
   European Business and Foreign Direct Investment * European Labour Mobility, European Asylum Seekers and Illegal Immigrants *
   Unemployment in the EU and European Social Policy * EMU, Recent Developments * Consumer Protection in the European Union *
   Europe and the Environment


                     The European Union: Economics and Policies
                     Ali M. El-Agraa

                      Table of Contents
                       1 General introduction: the EU within the global context of regional integration (Ali El-Agraa)
                      PART ONE: EU HISTORY, INSTITUTIONS, LEGAL DIMENSION AND BASIC STATISTICS 2 A history of
                      European integration and evolution of the EU (Ali El-Agraa). 3 EU institutions (Ali El-Agraa). 4 The legal
                      dimension in EU integration (Damian Chambers). 5 The basic statistics (Ali El-Agraa)
   PART TWO: THE THEORY AND MEASUREMENT OF ECONOMIC INTEGRATION 6 The theory of economic integration (Ali
   El-Agraa) 7 Measuring the impact of economic integration (Nigel Grimwade)
   PART THREE: EU MONETARY INEGRATION 8 The theory of monetary integration (David Mayes and Ali El-Agraa). 9 The
   development of EU economic and monetary integration (David Mayes and Ali El-Agraa). 10 The operation of EMU (David Mayes)
   PART FOUR:THE SINGLE EUOPEAN MARKET 11 The economics of the Single Market (Iain Begg and Ali El-Agraa). 12
   Competition policy (Wolf Sauter). 13 Industrial policy (Victoria Curzon Price). 14 Tax harmonization (Brian Ardy and Ali El-Agraa).
   15 Transport policy (Kenneth Button). 16 Energy policy (Stephen Martin and Ali El-Agraa) 17 Environmental policy (Alan Marin).
   18 Factor mobility (David Mayes and Juha Kilponen)
   PART FIVE: THE EU BUDGET AND STRUCTURAL POLICIES 19 The General Budget (Brian Ardy and Ali El-Agraa) 20 The
   Common Agricultural Policy (Ulrich Koester and Ali El-Agraa). 21 The Common Fisheries Policy (Ella Ritchie and Ali El-Agraa). 22
   Regional policy (Harvey Armstrong). 23 Social policies (Doreen Collins and Robert Salais)
   PART SIX: EU EXTERNAL RELATIONS 24 External trade policy (Marius Brülhart and Alan Matthews). 25 The EU and the
   developing (Alan Matthew)
   PART SEVEN: ENLARGEMENT 26 Enlargement (David Mayes). 27 Has the EU been successful? (Ali El-Agraa) 28 The future of
   the EU (Ali El-Agraa).



                    Economics of the European Union 3/e
                    Michael Artis and Frederick Nixson
                      Table of Contents
                      1. History and Institutions of the European Union , Simon Bulmer 2. The European Economy , Mike Artis and Nick
                      Weaver 3. The Economics of European Integration. , Tony Venables 4. The Common Agricultural Policy , David
                      Colman 5. Competition Policy , Stephen Martin 6. Science and technology policy , Peter Stubbs
7. Regional Policy , Gabriele Tondl 8. Social Policy. , David Purdy 9. The Primacy of the Transatlantic Economy: the EU and the US.
    ,Joe Quinlan 10. The Creation of EMU , Robin Bladen-Hovell 11. Monetary Policy in the Eurozone , Mike Artis 12. Fiscal Policy in
    the Eurozone , Bernhard Winkler, Hedwig Ongena and Richard Morris 13. Aid, Trade and Economic Development: the EU and the
    Developing World. , Fred Nixson 14. Europe's Unemployment Problem , Giuseppe Bertola 15. The 2004 Enlargement , Susan
    Schadler 16. The UK and EMU , Sean Holly 17. The Lisbon Process and the Sapir Report , Andre Sapir



                   An Agenda for a Growing Europe                           The Sapir Report

                   Table of Contents                                                                                  1.
                   Overview 2. Conceptual framework
                   PART I - ASSESSMENT 3. Policy implementation 4. Economic performance: growth, stability and cohesion 5.
                   Economic trade-offs 6. Economic governance in the EU
                   PART II - CHALLENGES 7. Is the European model sustainable? 8. Making a bigger Europe work 9. Europe and
                   the world
                   PART III - RECOMMENDATIONS 10. Principles 11. Policies for promoting growth 12. Modes of delivery:
                   governance methods and the budget
                                                       FINANSAI

                    Fundamentals Of Financial Management
                    Van Horne, James C.; Wachowicz, John M
                    Table of Contents

                   PART ONE- INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 1. The Role of Financial Management 2. The
                   Business, Tax and Financial Environments
                   PART TWO- VALUATION 3. The Time Value of Money 4. The Valuation of Long-Term Securities 5. Risk and
                   Return Appendix A- Measuring Portfolio Risk Appendix B- Arbitrage Pricing Theory
PART THREE- TOOLS OF FINANCIAL ANALYSIS AND PLANNING 6. Financial Statement Analysis Appendix- Deferred Taxes
and Financial Analysis 7. Funds Analysis, Cash-Flow Analysis, and Financial Planning Appendix- Sustainable Growth Modeling
PART FOUR- WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT 8. Overview of Working Capital Management 9. Cash and Marketable
Securities Management 10. Accounts Receivable and Inventory Management 11. Short-Term Financing
PART FIVE- INVESTMENT IN CAPITAL ASSETS 12. Capital Budgeting and Estimating Cash Flows 13. Capital Budgeting
Techniques Appendix A- Multiple Internal Rates of Return Appendix B- Replacement Chain Analysis 14. Risk and Managerial
Options in Capital Budgeting
PART SIX- THE COST OF CAPITAL, CAPITAL STRUCTURE, AND DIVIDEND POLICY 15. Required Returns and the Cost of
Capital Appendix A- Adjusting the Beta for Financial Leverage Appendix B- Adjusted Present Value 16. Operating and Financial
Leverage 17. Capital Structure Determination 18. Dividend Policy
PART SEVEN- INTERMEDIATE AND LONG-TERM FINANCING 19. The Capital Market 20. Long-Term Debt, Preferred Stock,
and Common Stock Appendix- Refunding A Bond Issue 21. Term Loans and Leases Appendix- Accounting Treatment of Leases
PART EIGHT- SPECIAL AREAS OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 22. Convertibles, Exchangeables, and Warrants Appendix-
Option Pricing 23. Mergers and Other Forms of Corporate Restructuring Appendix- Remedies for a Failing Company 24. International
Financial Management




                          The Economics of Money, Banking and Financial Markets
Frederic S. Mishkin
Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION 1. Why Study Money, Banking, and Financial Markets? 2. An Overview of the Financial System 3. What Is
Money?
II. FINANCIAL MARKETS. 4. Understanding Interest Rates 5. The Behavior of Interest Rates 6. The Risk and Term Structure of
Interest Rates 7. The Stock Market, the Theory of Rational Expectations, and the Efficient Markets Hypothesis
III. FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS. 8. An Economic Analysis of Financial Structure 9. Banking and the Management of Financial
Institutions 10. Banking Industry: Structure and Competition 11. Economic Analysis of Banking Regulation 12. Nonbank Finance
13. Financial Derivatives.
 IV. CENTRAL BANKING AND THE CONDUCT OF MONETARY POLICY 14. Structure of Central Banks and the Federal
Reserve System 15. Multiple Deposit Creation and the Money Supply Process 16. Determinants of the Money Supply 17. Tools of
Monetary Policy 18. Conduct of Monetary Policy: Goals and Targets.
V. INTERNATIONAL FINANCE AND MONETARY POLICY 19. The Foreign Exchange Market 20. The International Financial
System 21. Monetary Policy Strategy: The International Experience
VI. MONETARY THEORY. 22. The Demand for Money 23. The Keynesian Framework and the ISLM Model 24. Monetary and
Fiscal Policy in the ISLM Model 25. Aggregate Demand and Supply Analysis 26. Transmission Mechanisms of Monetary Policy: The
Evidence 27. Money and Inflation 28. Rational Expectations: Implications for Policy.
                    Corporate Governance and Accountability

                    By:   Jill Solomon Aris Solomon

                   Table of Contents
                   Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction.
                   Part I: Corporate governance: frameworks and mechanisms. 1. Defining corporate governance. 2. Enron: a
                   case study in corporate governance failure. 3. Corporate governance reform in the UK. 4. The role of boards in
                   corporate governance. 5. The role of institutional investors in corporate governance. 6. The role of transparency in
corporate governance.
Part II: Global corporate governance 7. An introduction to corporate governance systems worldwide. 8. A reference dictionary of
corporate governance systems.
Part III: Broadening the corporate governance agenda. 9. Discharging a broader corporate accountability. 10. Socially responsible
investment. 11. The future of corporate governance and accountability.
Appendix: The Combined Code on Corporate Governance (July 2003).
References. Index.




                    Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies, 4th ed.
                    McKinsey & Company, Inc., Tim Koller, Marc Goedhart, David Wessels

                   Table of Contents
                   Part One: Foundations of Value. 1. Why Maximize Value? 2. The Value Manager. 3. Fundamental Principles of
                   Value Creation. 4. Do Fundamentals Really Drive the Stock Market?
                   Part Two: Core Valuation Techniques. 5. Frameworks for Valuation. 6. Thinking about Return on Invested
                   Capital and Growth. 7. Analyzing Historical Performance. 8. Forecasting Performance. 9. Estimating Continuing
                   Value. 10. Estimating the Cost of Capital. 11. Calculating and Interpreting Results. 12. Using Multiples for
                   Valuation.
Part Three: Making Value Happen. 13. Performance Measurement. 14. Performance Management. 15. Creating Value through
Mergers and Acquisitions. 16. Creating Value through Divestitures. 17. Capital Structure. 18. Investor Communications.
Part Four: Advanced Valuation Issues. 19. Valuing Multibusiness Companies. 20. Valuing Flexibility. 21. Cross-Border Valuation.
22. Valuation in Emerging Markets. 23. Valuing High-Growth Companies. 24. Valuing Cyclical Companies. 25. Valuing Financial
Institutions.
Appendix A: Economic Profit and the Key Value Driver Formula.
Appendix B: Discounted Economic Profit Equals Discounted Free Cash Flow.
Appendix C: Adjusted Present Value Equals Discounted Free Cash Flow.
Appendix D: Levering and Unlevering the Cost of Equity.
Appendix E: Leverage and the Price-Earnings Multiple.
Index.




                      Fixed Income Markets: Instruments, Applications, Mathematics

                      Moorad Choudhry


                       Table of Contents
                       Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgments. About the Author.
                       PART I: INTRODUCTION TO BONDS. Chapter 1. The bond instrument. Chapter 2. Interest-rate risk. Chapter
3. Pricing, spot and forward rates. Chapter 4. Interest rate modelling. Chapter 5. Yield curve fitting.
PART II: ELECTED MARKET INSTRUMENTS. Chapter 6. Money markets. Chapter 7. Hybrid securities. Chapter 8. Analysis of
callable bonds. Chapter 9. Index-linked bonds. Chapter 10. ABS and MBS intro. Chapter 11. CDOs. Chapter 12. Structured credit
products.
PART III: DERIVATIVE INSTRUMENTS. Chapter 13. Forwards and futures pricing. Chapter 14. Bond futures. Chapter 15. Swaps.
Chapter 16. SwapNote. Chapter 17. Credit derivatives I. Chapter 18. Credit derivatives II. Chapter 19. Options I. Chapter 20. Options
II.
PART IV: BOND TRADING AND HEDGING. Chapter 21. Value-at-risk and Credit VaR. Chapter 22. Government bond analysis,
the yield curve and relative-value trading. Chapter 23. Approaches to trading and hedging.
Appendix A: Statistical concepts. Appendix B: Basic tools. Appendix C: Introduction to the mathematics of fixed income pricing.
Index.
                     The Psychology of the Foreign Exchange Market
                     Thomas Oberlechner

                     Table of Contents

                      Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction.
                      1 From Rational Decision-Makers to a Psychology of the Foreign Exchange Market. Traditional vs.
                      behavioral finance: A paradigmatic shift in approaching financial markets. -------Economic defense of the efficient
                      market view. --------Traders‘ views of rationality in the foreign exchange market. -----Toward a market
psychology. ------Abbreviated references.
2 Psychology of Trading Decisions. -------Trading decisions: The view of traders. ------Excursion: Understanding decision-making in
financial markets. ------From objective prices to psychological theories of decision-making. -----Normative–economic and descriptive–
psychological approaches. ------Social herding dynamics. ------Herding and psychological conformity. ------Herding dynamics in the
foreign exchange market. ------Affects. -------Status quo tendency. ------Overconfidence. ------Trading intuition: Bridging affects and
cognitions. -----Cognitions. -----Heuristics. -----Representativeness. ------Availability. ------Anchoring and adjustment. ---Hindsight
bias. -----Abbreviated references.
3. Risk-Taking in Trading Decisions. Asymmetric risk-taking. ------Framing and mental accounting. -----Managing trading risk:
Institutional and personal strategies. ------Abbreviated references.
4 Expectations in the Foreign Exchange Market. Expectations: A market time machine. ------Fundamental and technical/chartist
analysis. -----Psychological attitudes and market expectations. -----Social dynamics, meta-expectations, and the financial news Media.
--------Abbreviated references.
5 News and Rumors. Characteristics of important information. -------From news sources to information loops. -----Information
sources of foreign exchange traders. -----Information sources of financial journalists. -----Implications for collective market
information-processing. ------Reporting trends and interdependency. ------Market rumors. -------Abbreviated references.
6 Personality Psychology of Traders. The role of personality in trading. -------What makes successful traders? ------Disciplined
cooperation. ------Tackling decisions. ------Market meaning-making. ------Emotional stability. ------Information-processing. ----
Interested integrity. ------Autonomous organization. -----Information handling. -----Market applications. ----Abbreviated references.
7 Surfing the Market on Metaphors. Main market metaphors. -------The foreign exchange market as a bazaar. -----The foreign
exchange market as a machine. -----The foreign exchange market as a living being. -----The foreign exchange market as gambling. ----
-The foreign exchange market as sports. ------The foreign exchange market as war. -----The foreign exchange market as an ocean. -----
Metaphors shape market perspectives. ------Market metaphors are about the psychological ―other‖. -----Market metaphors are about
market predictability. -----Explicit and implicit metaphors of the foreign exchange market. -----Market metaphors in action. ----What
we can learn from market metaphors. -----Abbreviated references.
8 The Foreign Exchange Market—A Psychological Construct. The market as a construct and illusion. -----Market constructs
change. ------Abbreviated references.
9 The Basics. Function and scope of the market. -----Instruments. ------Trading. -----Dealing room structure. -----Market players.
Commercial and investment banks. ----Central banks. -----Brokers. ------Investment companies, pension funds, and hedge funds.-----
Corporations and multinational companies. -----Individuals. -----Global financial news agencies. ----Abbreviated references.



                    Practical Portfolio Performance Measurement and Attribution

                    by Carl    R. Bacon
                    Table of Contents

                      1 Introduction. Why measure portfolio performance? ------The purpose of this book. ------Reference.
                      2 The Mathematics of Portfolio Return. Simple return. -------Money-weighted returns. ------Time-weighted
                      returns. -----Time-weighted versus money-weighted rates of return. -----Approximations to the time-weighted
                      return. ------Hybrid methodologies. ----Which method to use? -----Self-selection. ------Annualized returns. ----
Continuously compounded returns. -----Gross- and net-of-fee calculations. ------Portfolio component returns. ------Base currency and
local returns. ------References.
3 Benchmarks. Benchmarks. ------Peer groups and universes. ------Notional funds. ------Excess return.
4 Risk. Definition of risk. -----Risk measures. ------Regression analysis. -----Relative risk. -----Return distributions. -----Downside risk.
-------Fixed income risk. -----Which risk measures to use? ------Risk control structure. -----References.
5 Performance Attribution. Arithmetic attribution. ------Brinson and Fachler. -----Interaction. ----Geometric excess return attribution.
------Sector weights. -------Multi-period attribution. --------Smoothing algorithms. -----Risk-adjusted attribution. ------Multi-currency
attribution. ------Geometric multi-currency attribution. ------Fixed income attribution. ------Attribution standards. -----References.
6 Performance Presentation Standards. Why do we need performance presentation standards? ------Advantages for asset managers.
-----The standards. ------Verification. -----Investment Performance Council. ------Achieving compliance. -----Maintaining compliance.-
---Reference.
Appendix A Simple Attribution. Appendix B Multi-currency Attribution Methodology. Appendix C EIPC Guidance for Users of
Attribution Analysis. Appendix D European Investment Performance Committee – Guidance on Performance Attribution Presentation.
Appendix E The Global Investment Performance Standards. Bibliography. Index.
                     Securities Operations: A Guide to Trade and Position Management

                     Michael Simmons

                     Table of Contents

                     Foreword. Introduction. Acknowledgements.
                     Essential Trading and Settlement Concepts. -------The Securities Marketplace. -------Bringing Securities to the
                     Marketplace. -------Structure of a Securities Trading Organisation. -------Transaction Types. -----Security Forms. -
                     ---------Security Types -------Trade Cash Value Calculation -----Static Data -----The Trade Lifecycle and Straight
                     Through Processing --------Trade Execution and Capture. ------Trade Enrichment. -------Trade Validation. ------
Trade Agreement -----Transaction Reporting. -------Settlement Instructions. -------The Role of the Custodian ------Pre-Value Date
Settlement Instruction Statuses ------Settlement Failure -------Trade Settlement -------Reflecting Trade Settlement Internally -------
Position and Trade Related Operations -----Funding. -------Securities Lending and Borrowing. ------Safe Custody ------Corporate
Actions -------Reconciliation. -------Accounting ------Objectives and Initiatives -----Glossary of Terms. ------Recommended Reading. --
-----Index.




                    Issues in Monetary Policy: The Relationship Between Money and the Financial
                    Markets

                    by Kent     Matthews (Editor), Philip M. Booth (Editor)
                    Table of Contents

                      1 Issues in Monetary Policy (Kent Matthews and Philip Booth). 1.1 Introduction. 1.2 The monetarist counter-
                      revolution. 1.3 Practice ahead of theory. 1.4 The dangers of practice without theory.
2 Monetary Policy: Practice Ahead of Theory (Mervyn King). 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 What can monetary policy do? 2.3 Learning and
its implication for monetary policy. 2.4 Inflation targeting as a framework which accommodates learning. 2.5 Conclusion.
3 Are the Structure and Responsibilities of the Bank of England Optimal and If Not, Does It Matter? (David B. Smith). 3.1
Introduction. 3.2 Current arrangements. 3.3 The conventional theoretical macro model (CTMM). 3.4 How the Bank‘s main macro
model constrained the monetary debate. 3.5 The new Bank of England quarterly model. 3.6 The monetarist case for a big central bank.
3.7 Lessons from Britain‘s monetary history. 3.8 Main conclusions.
4 Why Price-Level Targeting is better than Inflation Targeting (Andrew Lilico). 4.1 Introduction. 4.2 How do inflation targeting
and price-level targeting differ? 4.3 What is there to gain from long-term price stability? 4.4 Inflation volatility is not same thing as
inflation uncertainty. 4.5 Price-level targeting generates its own credibility. 4.6 Price-level targeting is self-regulating. 4.7 Price-level
targeting offers escape from a low-employment equilibrium. 4.8 The ‗costs‘ of price-level targeting have corresponding benefits. 4.9
Price-level targeting vs. average inflation targeting. 4.10 The history of price-level targeting. 4.11 Conclusion.
5 A Price Targeting Regime Compared to a Non Price Targeting Regime. Is Price Stability a Good Idea? (Keith Pilbeam). 5.1
Introduction. 5.2 The ultimate objective of economic policy. 5.3 Modeling economic shocks. 5.4 The model. 5.5 Determining
Equilibrium. 5.6 A money demand shock. 5.7 Aggregate demand shock. 5.8 An aggregate supply shock. 5.9 The search for an
indicator. 5.10 Conclusions.
6 Optimal Monetary Policy with Endogenous Contracts: Is there a Case for Price-Level Targeting and Money Supply Control?
(Patrick Minford). 6.1 Introduction. 6.2 Considerations in designing monetary policy arrangements. 6.3 Monetary policy: Is inflation
targeting the best we can do? 6.4 Interest rate control – what does it do? 6.5 Money supply targeting and feedback rules – a stochastic
simulation analysis. 6.6 Conclusions.
7 Forecasting Inflation: The Inflation ‘Fan Charts’ (Kevin Dowd). 7.1 Inflation forecasting. 7.2 The inflation fan charts. 7.3 The
Bank‘s forecast inflation density function. 7.4 Evaluating the Bank‘s inflation forecasts. 7.5 Conclusions.
8 Asset Prices, Financial Stability, and the Role of the Central Bank (Forrest Capie and Geoffrey Wood). 8.1 Introduction. 8.2
What is price stability? 8.3 Financial stability. 8.4 The lender of last resort. 8.5 Do asset prices matter? 8.6 Should institutions be
propped up? 8.7 Financial benefits of monetary stability. 8.8 Conclusions.
9 Money, Asset Prices and the Boom-Bust Cycles in the UK: An Analysis of the Transmission Mechanism from Money to
Macro-Economic Outcomes (Tim Congdon). 9.1 Introduction. 9.2 Traditional accounts of the transmission mechanism. 9.3 Asset
prices in the traditional accounts. 9.4 The ownership of capital assets in the UK. 9.5 Asset prices and economic activity. 9.6
Conclusion: Money and asset prices in the transmission mechanism.
10 Money, Bubbles and Crashes: Should a Central Bank Target Asset Prices? (Gordon T. Pepper with Michael J. Oliver). 10.1
Introduction. Part A: The monetary theory of bubbles and crashes. 10.2 Types of traders in securities. 10.3 Extrapolative expectations.
10.4 Debt-deflation. 10.5 Preventing financial Bubbles. 10.6 Conclusions – an answer and a question.
11 Monetary Policy and the Bank of Japan (John Greenwood). 11.1 Introduction. 11.2 Japan‘s golden era in monetary policy,
1975–85. 11.3 How monetary policy went off the rails, 1985–89. 11.4 The bursting of the bubble, 1989–91. 11.5 Assessment of policy
responses. 11.6 Monetary policy – deliberate yen depreciation. 11.7 Monetary policy – government borrowing from the banks. 11.8
Restructuring policies. 11.9 Conclusion.
                      Performance of Mutual Funds: An International Perspective

                      Author: Greg      N. Gregoriou

                      Table of Contents

                       Introduction -----Returns and Fund Flows in Canadian Mutual Funds; R. Sinha and V. Jog ----
                       New Zealand Equity Fund Performance Appraisal: A Non-Parametric Approach; D. Margaritis, R. Otten, and
                       A. Tourani-Rad ------Danish Mutual Funds: Description, Costs, Performance, and a European Comparison; K.
Bechmann and J. Rangvid -----Performance Idiosyncrasy in the Italian Mutual Fund Industry; R. Savona -----Seasonality and
Performance in Spanish Mutual Funds Management; J. Matallín-Sáez and D. Moreno-------On the Relationship Between Price and
Quality in the U.S. Mutual Fund Industry: Evidence from the 1992-2003 Period; J. Gil-Bazo and P. Ruiz-Verdú ---------Yaari's Dual
Theory of Choice, Generalized Gini's Mean Differences, and Performance Evaluation for Mutual Funds; W. Breuer and M. Gürtler ---
---Efficiency of U.S. Mutual Funds using Data Envelopment Analysis; G. Gregoriou ------Performance Persistence of Unit Funds:
Evidence from a Small, Integrated Market; V. Potì and E. Duffy --------What is Behind the Financial Performance of Ethical Funds? A
Study of the American Market; R. Burlacu, I. Girerd-Potin, and D. Dupré -------The German Mutual Fund Market; Si Ber, A. Kempf,
and S. Ruenzi -----Analysis of the Size Effect on Spanish Mutual Investment Funds; J. Fernández-Serrano and L. Luna -----Index




                  An Introduction to Capital Markets: Products, Strategies, Participants
                  by Andrew      M. Chisholm

                  Table of Contents

                   Acknowledgements. ----- Introduction: The Market Context -----The Money Markets ----The Foreign Exchange
                   Market ---- Bond Markets ---- Bond Price Sensitivity ------ The Yield Curve ----- Equity Markets ------Equity
                   Analysis and Valuation ----- Cash Flow Models in Equity Valuation ------Interest Rate Forwards and Futures ----
Bond Futures -------Interest Rate Swaps ------- Interest Rate Swap Valuation -------Equity Index Futures and Swaps -------
Fundamentals of Options -------Option Valuation Models -------Option Pricing and Risks ------Option Strategies -------Currency and
Interest Rate Options -------Glossary of Financial Terms -----Useful Internet Sites --Further Reading --------Index




                    Beyond the J Curve: Managing a Portfolio of Venture Capital and Private Equity
                    Funds
                    by Thomas      Meyer, Pierre-Yves Mathonet

                    Table of Contents

                   PART I: PRIVATE EQUITY ENVIRONMENT. 1. Introduction. 2. Private Equity Market. 3. Private Equity
                   Fund Structure. 4. Buyout and Venture Capital Fund Differences. 5. Funds-of-funds.
PART II: INVESTMENT PROCESS. 6. Investment Process. 7 Risk Framework. 8. Portfolio Design. 9. Case Study. 10. The
Management of Liquidity.
PART III: DESIGN TOOLS. 11. Established Approaches to Fund Valuation. 12. Benchmarking. 13. A Prototype Internal Grading
System. 14. Fund Manager Selection Process. 15. Qualitative Fund Scoring. 17. Private Equity Fund Discount Rate.
PART IV: MANAGEMENT TOOLS. 18. Monitoring. 19. Case Study: Saving Your Investments—Approaches to Restructuring. 20.
Secondary Transactions.
PART V: EMBRACING UNCERTAINTY. 21. Deviating from Top funds. 22. Real Options. 23. Beyond the J-curve.
                  The Business of Investment Banking: A Comprehensive Overview, 2nd Edition
                  by K. Thomas Liaw

                  Table of Contents


                   Preface. Acknowledgments. Chapter 1: Introduction to Investment Banking. Chapter 2: Financial Holding
                   Companies, Full-Service, and Boutique Investment Banks. Chapter 3: Investment Banking Business Strategies.
Chapter 4: Career Paths and Strategies in Investment Banking. Chapter 5: Private Equity. Chapter 6: Mergers and Acquisitions.
Chapter 7: Equity Underwriting. Chapter 8: Debt Underwriting. Chapter 9: Asset Securitization. Chapter 10: Foreign Listing on Wall
Street. Chapter 11: Trading and Trading Techniques. Chapter 12: Repurchase Agreements. Chapter 13: Financial Engineering. Chapter
14: Investment Management. Chapter 15: Clearing and Settlement. Chapter 16: Securities Regulation and Ethics. Chapter 17:
Euromarkets and Japan. Chapter 18: Emerging Markets. Chapter 19: Chinaâ ™s Securities Markets. Chapter 20: Investment Banking
Trends and Challenges. Chapter Notes. Glossary. Index.




                    Foundations of Finance
                    Author: John   Petty, John Martin, David Scott, Arthur J. Keown

                    Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to the Foundations of Financial Management - The Ties That Bind 2. The Financial Markets and Interest Rates
3. Understanding Financial Statements and Cash Flows 4. Evaluating a Firm's Financial Performance 5. The Time Value of Money
6. Risk and Return 7. Bond Valuation 8. Stock Valuation 9. Capital-Budgeting Techniques and Practice 10. Cash Flows and Other
Topics in Capital Budgeting 11. Cost of Capital 12. Determining the Financing Mix 13. Dividend Policy and Internal Financing
14. Short-term financial planning 15. Working-Capital management 16. Current Asset Management 17. International Business
Finance




                     Personal Finance: An Integrated Planning Approach
                     Authors: Bernard     J. Winger, Ralph R. Frasca
                     Table of Contents

                     I. THE BASIC FRAMEWORK. 1. Financial Planning: Why It's Important to You. 2. The Time Value of
                     Money: All Dollars Are Not Created Equal. 3. Financial Statements and Budgets: Where Are You Now and
                     Where Are You Going? 4. Taxes: The Government's Share of your Rewards.
 II. LIQUIDITY MANAGEMENT. 5. Cash Management: Funds for Immediate Needs. 6. Short-term Credit Management: Consumer
Credit.
 III. BUYING NOW AND PAYING LATER. 7. Consumer Durables: The Personal Auto. 8. Housing: The Cost of Shelter.
 IV. INVESTING FOR THE FUTURE. 9. Financial Markets and Institutions: Learning the Investment Environment. 10.
Investment Basics: Understanding Risk and Return. 11. Stock and Bonds: Your Most Common Investments. 12. Mutual Funds and
Other Pooling Arrangements: Simplifying and (Maybe) Improving our Investment Performance.
 V. PROTECTING YOUR INCOME AND WEALTH. 13. Property and Liability Insurance: Protecting Your Lifestyle Assets.
14. Health Care and Disability Insurance: Protecting Your Earning Capacity. 15. Life Insurance and Estate Planning: Protecting Your
Dependents. 16. Retirement Planning: Planning Your long-Term Needs.
 Appendix: Time Value of Money Concepts.
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                         Cases and Materials on Ec Competition Law
                         Valentine Korah
                         Table of Contents
                         1. Article 81(1) ‗Undertaking' –-- Collusiion --- `May affect trade between Member States' --- Object or
                         effect of restricting competition --- Object of restricting competition
                         2. Exemptions and nullity Introduction Right to appeal against an exemption granted to others: Metropole
                          (EBU) --- Institute of Professional Representatives --- Commission Notice: Guidelines on the application of
Article 81(3) of the Treaty --- Extract from Judge John D Cooke on the reason for rarely interfering with the Commission's decisions
under Article 81(3)
 3. Abuse of a dominant position Dominant position ---- Abuse
4. Government measures Article 10 in combination with the rules for free movement and competition ---Article 86 in combination
with the rules for free movement or competition
5. Procedure Regulation 1/2003 --- Fines --- Fundamental rights --- The direct effect of Articles 81 and 82
6. Cartels and other restrictions by object Horizontal cartels --- Collective boycotts --- Agreements to exchange detailed
information about parallel imports and amounts sold
 7. Distribution agreements Introduction --- Franchising and ancillary restraints --- Market analysis - single branding --- Selective
distribution --- Agency --- Commission Regulation (EC) No 2790/1999 --- Guidelines on Vertical Restraints
 8. Intellectual property rights and the principle of free movement of goods Introduction ---- Exhaustion of patent rights --- Cases
on trade marks --- Rights other than in reputation --- Excerpts from the Trade Mark Directive --- More recent cases
 9. Licences of intellectual property rights Introduction --- Cases --- Regulation 772/2004, on the application of Article 81(3) of the
Treaty to categories of technology transfer agreements, OJ 2004, L123/11 --- Guidelines --- Moosehead/Whitbread
10. Mergers Introduction --- The Merger Regulation --- Collective dominant position, extraterritoriality and burden of proof ---
Horizontal mergers --- Buyer power --- Assessment of vertical and conglomerate mergers --- Efficiencies --- Remedies
11. Joint ventures and other forms of collaboratio Introduction --- Cases --- Group exemptions for horizontal restraints




                     EC Competition Law
                     Brenda Sufrin, Alison Jones
                     Table of Contents

                      1. Introduction
                      2. The European Community and the Competition Provisions
                      3. Article 81 (formerly Article 85) The Elements
4. The Relationship between Article 81(1) and Article 81(3) of the Treaty
5. Article 82 (formerly Article 86): The Elements
6. Article 82: Establishing Dominance
7. Conduct which can be an abuse
8. Competition, the State and Public Undertakings: Article 86 (formerly Article 90)
9. Distribution Agreements
10. Intellectual Property Rights
11. Cartels and Oligopoly
12. Mergers
13. Joint Ventures and other beneficial horizontal arrangements
14. Enforcement by the Commission
15. Proceedings at national level and complaints by private parties
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                        An Introduction to Competition Law

                        Authors: Angus      Johnston, Piet Jan Slot, Angus Charles Johnston
                        Table Of Contents

                         1 Introduction to Competition Law
                          2 The Basic Structure of Competition Law
3 The Prohibition of Anti-competitive Agreements
4 The Prohibition of the Abuse of Positions of Economic Power
5 Control of Concentrations
6 The Application and Enforcement of Competition Law
7 Competition Law and the State
8 The International Dimensions of Competition Law
9 Epilogue

								
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