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  1. Contemporary issues in finance 69 items
    1. Main Textbook 1 item
      1. Money, banking, financial markets & institutions - Michael W. Brandl 2017

        Book Essential

    2. Week 1: The concept of Money & Financial Systems 9 items
      Main Textbook: Chapter 1, 2 (Essential)
      1. Comparing financial systems - Allen, Franklin, Gale, Douglas c2000

        Book Essential Early chapters only, the later ones are quite technical

      2. The Economic Consequences of Legal Origins - Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer 05/2008

        Article Recommended

      3. Legal Determinants of External Finance - Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer, Robert W. Vishny 07/1997

        Article Recommended

      4. Cigarettes, dollars and bitcoins – an essay on the ontology of money - J. P. Smit, Filip Buekens, Stan Du Plssis 06/2016

        Article Recommended

      5. The age of cryptocurrency: how bitcoin and digital money are challenging the global economic order - Paul Vigna, Michael J. Casey 2015

        Book Recommended Chapters: Introduction, Roller Coaster, Conclusion

    3. Week 2: Interest rates, Bonds & Loanable Funds 6 items
      Main Textbook: Chapter 2 (2-4), Chapter 3, Chapter 4 (Essential)
    4. Week 3: Central Banks and the Banking System 7 items
      Main Textbook: Chapter 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13 (Essential)
    5. Week 4: Financial Markets: Money, Bond and Mortgage Market 6 items
      Main Textbook: Chapter 15,16,18 (Essential)
      1. The Rescue of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. - Frame, W. Scott Fuster, Andreas Tracy, Joseph Vickery, James 2015

        Article Recommended

      2. Guaranteed to fail: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the debacle of mortgage finance - Viral V. Acharya c2011

        Book Optional

      3. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: turning the American dream into a nightmare - Oonagh McDonald 2012

        Book Optional

      4. The new masters of capital: American bond rating agencies and the politics of creditworthiness - Timothy J. Sinclair 2005

        Book Optional

      5. Bond market investor herding: Evidence from the European financial crisis - Emilios C. Galariotis, Styliani-Iris Krokida, Spyros I. Spyrou 12/2016

        Article Optional

    6. Week 5: Financial Markets: The Stock Market and other Investments 3 items
      Main Textbook: Chapter 17, 23-4d (Essential)
      1. The intelligent REIT investor: how to build wealth with real estate trusts - Stephanie Krewson-Kelly, R. Brad Thomas 2016

        Book Recommended only part 1

    7. Week 7: Corporate governance 7 items
      1. International corporate governance - Marc Goergen 2012 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential

      2. Cases in corporate governance - Bob Wearing 2005

        Book Essential

      3. Corporate governance adrift: a critique of shareholder value - Michel Aglietta, Antoine Rebérioux c2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Optional

      4. The Oxford handbook of corporate governance - Wright, Mike 2013

        Book Optional

    8. Week 8: Understanding Global Crises 2 items
      Main textbook: Chapter 19, 20
      1. G20 gives US ultimatum over IMF reform APRIL 11, 2014

        Article Optional Available in Factiva (NO DIRECT LINK). Copy and paste title in forms field named 'Exact Phrase'. N.B: ensure you change date to search ALL DATES (currently defaults to last 3 months).

    9. Week 9: Currency Crises 10 items
      1. Are Currency Crises Predictable? A Test - Andrew Berg and Catherine Pattillo 1999

        Article Recommended

      2. The Collapse of the Mexican Peso: What Have We Learned? - Jeffrey Sachs, Aaron Tornell, Andres Velasco, Francesco Giavazzi 04/1996

        Article Essential

      3. Financial Crises in Emerging Markets: The Lessons from 1995 - Jeffrey D. Sachs, Aaron Tornell, Andres Velasco, Guillermo A. Calvo 1996

        Article Recommended

      4. A corporate balance-sheet approach to currency crises - Philippe Aghion, Philippe Bacchetta, Abhijit Banerjee 11/2004

        Article Recommended

    10. Week 10: Causes of the recent financial crisis 7 items
      1. Journal of economic perspectives - American Economic Association

        Journal Essential Symposium on "Early stages of the Credit Crunch" Winter 2009 Issue. Papers by Coval, Jurek and Stafford; Mayer, Pence and Sherlund; Cecchetti; Brunnermeier; Shin

      2. Cambridge journal of economics - Cambridge Political Economy Society

        Journal Essential Special issue on 'The global financial crisis' | 2009, July

      3. Financialisation in crisis - Costas Lapavitsas 2012 (electronic resource)

        Book Optional

      4. Slapped by the invisible hand: the panic of 2007 - Gary Gorton 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Optional

      5. Fragile by design: the political origins of banking crises and scarce credit - Charles W. Calomiris, Stephen H. Haber 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Optional

    11. Week 11: Responses to the Crisis - Reforms 8 items
      Main Textbook: Chapter 14
      1. Restoring financial stability: how to repair a failed system - Viral V. Acharya, Matthew Richardson c2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      2. Journal of economic perspectives - American Economic Association

        Journal Recommended Financial regulation after the crisis. Winter 2011 edition | Papers by Hanson Kashyap and Stein; Shleifer and Vishny; Mishkin; Reinhart; Campbell et al

      3. Guardians of finance: making regulators work for us - James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio, Ross Levine 2012

        Book Recommended

      4. Finance and the good society - Robert J. Shiller c2012 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      5. Oxford review of economic policy (electronic resource)

        Journal Optional issue on `Banking, Finance and the Role of the State’ (Autumn 2011) with papers by Freixas and Mayer; Dewatripont and Freixas; Becht, Bolton and Rőell; Allen, Carletti and Loeonello; Vives; Morrison

    12. Useful websites 3 items
      The web-sites for the various central banks, especially the European Central Bank, the Bank of England and the US Federal Reverse System are particularly useful, as are those for international institutions such as the IMF and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). In addition to this the following web-sites are especially good for specific perspectives on the financial crisis