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InvestingThe Last Liberal Art, Second Edition

Investing: The Last Liberal Art, Second Edition

Robert Hagstrom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160100
eISBN:
9780231531016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160100.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This updated second edition explores basic and fundamental investing concepts in a range of fields outside of economics, including physics, biology, sociology, psychology, philosophy, and literature. ... More

The Most Important ThingUncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

Howard Marks

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153683
eISBN:
9780231527095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153683.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

After four decades spent ascending to the top of the investment management profession, the author of this book is today sought out by the world's leading value investors, and his client memos brim ... More

The Most Important Thing IlluminatedUncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

Howard Marks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162845
eISBN:
9780231530798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162845.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In The Most Important Thing investing insight of this book’s author’s celebrated client memos was distilled into a single text and made his philosophy available to general readers. In this book, this ... More

The Nature of ValueHow to Invest in the Adaptive Economy

The Nature of Value: How to Invest in the Adaptive Economy

Nick Gogerty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162449
eISBN:
9780231535212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162449.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Using evolution as the template to understand growth, this book takes a first-principles approach to explore the parallels between economic and ecological systems. Not only does the book show how ... More

Pandora's RiskUncertainty at the Core of Finance

Pandora's Risk: Uncertainty at the Core of Finance

Kent Osband

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151733
eISBN:
9780231525411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151733.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This text argues that uncertainty is central rather than marginal to finance. Markets don't trade mainly on changes in risk. They trade on changes in beliefs about risk, and in the process, markets ... More

Reforming the International Financial System for Development

Reforming the International Financial System for Development

Jomo Kwame Sundaram (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157643
eISBN:
9780231527279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157643.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The 1944 Bretton Woods conference created new institutions for international economic governance. Though flawed, the system led to a golden age in postwar reconstruction, sustained economic growth, ... More

Rethinking Investment IncentivesTrends and Policy Options

Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Ana Teresa Tavares-Lehmann, Perrine Toledano, Lise Johnson, and Lisa Sachs (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Governments often use direct subsidies or tax credits to encourage investment and promote economic growth and other development objectives. Properly designed and implemented, these incentives can ... More

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Joseph Stiglitz, Patrick Bolton, and Frederic Samama (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) are state-owned investment funds with combined asset holdings that are fast approaching four trillion dollars. Recently emerging as a major force in global financial ... More

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