Asia-Pacific Contemporary Finance and Development Vol: 26

William A. Barnett
University of Kansas, USA

Bruno S. Sergi
Harvard University, USA

Product Details
19 Jun 2019
Emerald Publishing Limited
344 pages - 152 x 229mm
International Symposia in Economic Theory and Econometrics
Asia-Pacific Contemporary Finance and Development collects a well-informed range of fourteen chapters, investigating banking, finance, production, and consumer sectors that are vital shares of modern economies and definitive drivers of growth in the Asia-Pacific economies. The chapters, authored by internationally renowned and experienced academics, showcase the most updated economic and entrepreneurial dynamism in the Asia-Pacific, a large and thriving region that is recognized as a driving force of innovation and economic growth worldwide.  
From the TPP and the U.S., to short-term cross-currency basis swap and Japanese government bond markets, and from volatility and risk-taking firms and corporate diversification strategy and the political effects of the Corporate Social Responsibility, to consumption propensity and entrepreneurship, this volume of The International Symposia in Economic Theory and Econometrics explores and investigates contemporary challenges and issues facing the Asia-Pacific economies. For researchers and students of economics and finance, this volume is a fascinating exploration of emerging topics in one the fastest growing economies in the world.
1. Asia Pacific, TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) and US; the Network Perspective; Hakeem Muhammad Mohsin and Ken-ichi Suzuki 
2. Short-Term Cross-Currency Basis Swap and Japanese Government Bond Markets under Non-Traditional Monetary Policy; Takayasu Ito  
3. The Impacts of Working Capital Policy on Firm's Performances: An Empirical Study on Thai Listed Companies in Production Sector; Chosita Pestonji and Sareeya Wichitsathian 
4. Local amenities and geographic disparity in population and industry distribution in Korea; Junhong Im and Sung Hyo Hong 
5. Modeling of Critical Success Factors of Thai Retailers: Interpretive Structural Modeling (ISM) approach; Supachart Iamratanakul 
6. Strategic Risk Management in the Chinese Property and Casualty Insurance Industry; Yayun Yan and Sampan Nettayanun 
7. Economic Consequences of Insider-ownership: An Emerging Market Perspective; Hassaan Tariq, Faisal Shahzad, Asim Anwar, and Ijaz Ur Rehman 
8. Central Asia and China: Financial Development Through Cooperation with Russia; Bruno S. Sergi, Elena Popkova, Natalia Vovchenko, and Marina Ponomareva 
9. The Impact of Risk-taking on Firm Volatility; See-Nie Lee 
10. What Determines Sukuk Issuance Type in Indonesia?; Datien Eriska Utami, Irwan Trinugroho, and Bruno S. Sergi 
11. Does method of corporate diversification matter to firm performance?; Ling-Foon Chan, Bany-Ariffin An, and Annual Bin Md Nasir 
12. Corporate Political Activity and Financial Performance: A Corporate Social Responsibility Perspective; Woon Leong Lin, Murali Sambasivan, Jo Ann Ho, and Siong Hook Law 
13. Consumption Propensity and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from China; Mingzhi Hu, Jiaqi Liu, and Xue Wang 
14. Explaining Systemic Risk in Latin American banking industry over 2002-2015; Carlo Bellavite Pellegrini, Laura Pellegrini, and Emiliano Sironi
William A. Barnett is the Oswald Distinguished Professor of Macroeconomics at the University of Kansas, Director of the Center for Financial Stability in New York City, Founder and First President of the Society for Economic Measurement, and Editor of the Cambridge University Press journal, Macroeconomic Dynamics.  
Bruno S. Sergi is an instructor on the Economics of Emerging Markets and the Political Economy of Russia and China at Harvard University and an Associate of the Harvard’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies and the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute. He also teaches International Economics at the University of Messina. He is the Series Editor of Cambridge Elements in the Economics of Emerging Markets. He has published over 150 articles in professional journals and several books as an author, co-author, editor, or co-editor.

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