Book Review | Book Notes

08Jul2016
Book Review - America’s Bank: The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve. Lowenstein, Roger. Penguin Press, 2015 "The book America’s Bank provides an engaging recount of the events and players involved in the US Federal Reserve. While the text is a tremendous accomplishment in relation to economic history, it is written in a very engaging fashion and should easily be consumed by persons with little or no training in finance or economics."...
08Jul2016
Book Review - Rethinking Productive Development Sound Policies and Institutions for Economic Transformations, Palgrave Macmillan; 2014 “Despite the limitations the book fulfils its intended goal, that is, to rethink productive development policies to improve income per capita in the region and close the income per capita gap between the region and the more advanced countries….”...
08Jul2016
Book Review - Reinventing Financial Regulation by Avinash Persaud, Apress; 2015 edition “The book offers a fresh and useful perspective on financial regulation, hinged on regulation moving from a focus on risk sensitivity to one on risk-absorptive capacity….”...
21Mar2016
Book Review - Fundamentals of Central Banking Lessons from the Crisis, G30, 2015 Dr. DeLisle Worrell reviews "Fundamentals of Central Banking: Lessons from the Crisis" a book by the G30 Working Group....
21Mar2016
Book Review - The Democratization of Invention Patents and Copyrights in American Economic Development, 1790-1920, by B. Zorina Khan Dr. DeLisle Worrell reviews "The Democratization of Invention Patents and Copyrights in American Economic Development, 1790-1920" by B. Zorina Khan. ...
21Mar2016
Fiscal Sustainability and Debt in Small Open Economies: An Application to the Caribbean “This book provides a useful and unique approach for measuring sustainable fiscal policies in SVOEs [Small Very Open Economies]…. Moreover, due to its non-technical nature, it can be used by non-academics as the foundation for further research and a tool for policymakers and investors in their decision-making process.” – Jamila Beckles...
29Oct2015
Overbooked-The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism, by Elizabeth Becker, Simon and Schuster This book takes a critical, informed and sympathetic view of the growth, potential and dangers of...
14Oct2015
14Oct2015
How Latin America Weathered the Global Financial Crisis, by Jose De Gregorio, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, D.C., 2014 This book answers the burning question: what has contributed to Latin America’s success in the wake...
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