Category Archives: Economics

International Logistics: The Management of International Trade Operations, 4th Edition, Pierre A. David

International Logistics The Management of International Trade Operations, 4th Edition

A full-color textbook covering all of the concepts of international logistics. This textbook is written from the perspective of the users, those managers who are actively exporting or importing goods or are otherwise involved in international trade operations. All of the relevant issues are thoroughly explained, including documentation, terms of payment, terms of trade (2010 Incoterms© rules), exchange rate exposure hedges, international insurance, Customs clearance, agency and distributorship sales contracts, packaging, transportation, and security issues. Continue reading

Building Financial Models (McGraw-Hill Finance & Investing), 2nd Edition, John Tjia

Building Financial Models (McGraw-Hill Finance & Investing), 2nd Edition

The ability to effectively create and interpret financial models is one of the most valued skills in corporate finance–from Wall Street to Main Street. Now, the acclaimed guide to designing, building, and implementing valuation projection models is fully revised and expanded to keep finance and accounting professionals competitive in today’s marketplace. Continue reading

Rigor is NOT a Four-Letter Word, 2nd Edition, Barbara Blackburn

Rigor is NOT a Four-Letter Word, 2nd Edition

Learn how to increase rigor so that all students can reach higher levels of learning! With this new edition of a teacher-tested best seller, you get practical ideas for increasing text complexity, providing scaffolding during reading instruction, creating open-ended projects, and much more. The enhanced second edition provides important connections to the Common Core State Standards, plus new sections on problem-based learning, implementation of high standards, and working with special-needs students. Continue reading

Electronic Commerce, 10th Edition, Gary Schneider

Electronic Commerce, 10th Edition

E-commerce continues to have a dramatic impact on virtually every aspect of business. And following the 2009 recession on electronic commerce, its role is even more critical. Packed with the most cutting-edge coverage available, ELECTRONIC COMMERCE, 10e equips students with a solid understanding of the dynamics of this fast-paced industry. It delivers comprehensive coverage of emerging online business strategies and technologies in the electronic commerce marketplace. By detailing how the landscape of online commerce is evolving, this market-leading text reflects changes in the economy and how business and society are responding to those changes. Balancing technological issues with the strategic business aspects of successful e-commerce, the new edition includes expanded coverage of e-commerce growth in China and the developing world, social media and online marketing strategies, technology-enabled outsourcing, and the latest development in online payment processing systems. Continue reading

The Principles of Banking, 1st Edition, Moorad Choudhry

The Principles of Banking, 1st Edition

The ultimate guide for bank management: how to survive and thrive throughout the business cycle

An essential guide for bankers and students of finance everywhere, The Principles of Banking reiterates that the primary requirement of banking—sound capital and liquidity risk management—had been forgotten in the years prior to the financial crash. Serving as a policy guide for market practitioners and regulators at all levels, the book explains the keys to success that bankers need to follow during good times in order to be prepared for the bad, providing in-depth guidance and technical analysis of exactly what constitutes good banking practice. Continue reading