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Olson, G.N.
The close of the 20th century saw a remarkably high incidence of bank distress and insolvency. This book seeks to identify the causes of this ongoing financial crisis and to draw lessons for the future, with the aim of assisting developed, transition and emerging economies alike to better cope with future crises. "Banks in Distress" takes as its focus the major financial system crisis experienced by the US in the 1980s, reviewing the evolution of the US banking system and the legislative, regulatory, and monetary policies of the 1980s which set the stage for the crises that followed. The author argues that the financial difficulties in the US, and to some extent the rest of the world, were largely precipitated and exacerbated by government intervention into the American domestic economy through uncoordinated monetary and fiscal policy, as well as the uncoordinated enactment of regulatory, supervisory and enforcement legislation and policy. The book in particular examines the importance of asset valuation, asset value inflation and deflation, and capital adequacy for banking and financial services organizations, an understanding of which is crucial to the development of a coherent regulatory framework. The author considers what can be learned from the US experience and suggests the need for significant changes in the banking law and policy of most developed and emerging economies, arguing that a stable and workable financial system requires transparent, co-ordinated and proactive governmental policies in the banking, fiscal, monetary and national economic areas. 338pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041197877
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Inventory #15439
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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Three fold promotional card for 1982 exhibition.Small tear to base of card.Signed by Luciano, also includes short note in English from Luciano Guarnieri.
Galleria Antiquaria, 1982, , Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #26544
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Edited By Cassens, R. G.
1 inch tear to tail end of d/j spine, 1 1/2 inch tear to bottom corner on rear of d/j. Some rubbing to top edge of d/j. 299pp.
Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1972, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0824710924
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Inventory #21239
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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Kelly,Peter E. And Larson,Douglas W.
The most ancient and least disturbed forest ecosystem in eastern North America clings to the vertical cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment. Prior to 1988 it had escaped detection even though the entire forest was in plain view and was being visited by thousands upon thousands of people every year. The reason no one had discovered the forest was that the trees were relatively small and lived on the vertical cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment. "The Last Stand" reveals the complete account of the discovery of this ancient forest, of the miraculous properties of the trees forming this forest (eastern white cedar), and of what is was like for researchers to live, work and study within this forest. The unique story is told with text, with stunning colour photographs and through vivid first-hand accounts. This book will stand the test of time as a testament to science, imagination and discovery. 162pp.
Natural Heritage Books, 2007, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781897045190
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Inventory #17962
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Letty M. Russell, Pui-Lan, Isasi-D'az, and Katie Geneva Cannon
N.B.Previous owner's name on ffep.
The Westminster Press, 1988, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 066425019X
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Inventory #26153
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.20 approx. - € 6.36 approx.)
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