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Contemporary Topics in Finance. A Collection of Literature Surveys. Edition No. 1. Surveys of Recent Research in Economics

  • Book

  • 400 Pages
  • April 2019
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • ID: 5227348

The literature surveys presented in this edited volume provide readers with up-to-date reviews on eleven contemporary topics in finance.

  • Topics include unconventional monetary policy, implicit bank guarantees, and financial fraud - all linked to the exceptional event of the Global Financial Crisis
  • Explores how recent studies on inflation risk premia and finance and productivity have benefitted from new empirical methods and the availability of relevant data
  • Demonstrates how angel investing, venture capital, relationship lending and microfinance have benefitted from increased research as they have become more seasoned
  • Investigates crowdfunding and crypto-currencies which have both arisen from recent technological developments

Table of Contents

1. Contemporary Topics in Finance: A Collection of Literature Surveys 1
Iris Claus and Leo Krippner

2. A Survey of the International Evidence and Lessons Learned about Unconventional Monetary Policies: Is a ‘New Normal’ in our Future? 11
Domenico Lombardi, Pierre Siklos and Samantha St. Amand

3. Implicit Bank Debt Guarantees: Costs, Benefits and Risks 41
Sebastian Schich

4. Financial Fraud: A Literature Review 79
Arjan Reurink

5. Estimating Inflation Risk Premia Using Inflation-Linked Bonds: A Review 117
Alexander Kupfer

6. Finance and Productivity: A Literature Review 151
Mark Heil

7. Business Angels Research in Entrepreneurial Finance: A Literature Review and a Research Agenda 183
Francesca Tenca, Annalisa Croce and Elisa Ughetto

8. Venture Capital Internationalization: Synthesis and Future Research Directions 215
David Devigne, Sophie Manigart, Tom Vanacker and Klaas Mulier

9. Is Relationship Lending Still a Mixed Blessing? A Review of Advantages and Disadvantages for Lenders and Borrowers 249
Andi Duqi, Angelo Tomaselli and Giuseppe Torluccio

10. Determinants of the Performance of Microfinance Institutions: A Systematic Review 297
Niels Hermes and Marek Hudon

11. Crowdfunding and Innovation 331
Fabrice Herve and Armin Schwienbacher

12. Crypto-Currencies - An Introduction to Not-So-Funny Moneys 351
Christie Smith and Aaron Kumar

Index 383


Iris Claus Leo Krippner