Automated Trading with R: Quantitative Research and Platform Development

This book explains the broad topic of automated trading, starting with its mathematics and moving to its computation and execution. Readers will gain a unique insight into the mechanics and computational considerations taken in building a backtester, strategy optimizer, and fully functional trading platform. Automated Trading with R provides automated traders with all the tools they need to trade algorithmically with their existing b...

Economics and Capitalism in the Ottoman Empire

Is it possible to generate "capitalist spirit" in a society, where cultural, economic and political conditions did not unfold into an industrial revolution, and consequently into an advanced industrial-capitalist formation? This is exactly what some prominent public intellectuals in the late Ottoman Empire tried to achieve as a developmental strategy; long before Max Weber defined the notion of capitalist spirit as the main motive be...

Key Aspects of German Business Law

This book is the third edition of the well received Key Aspects of German Business Law. Due to the great number of changes in the German Civil Code and Tax Law, this edition is a particularly important and useful tool for those entering the German and European Union market. The book presents a clear and precise overview. It was written by attorneys involved in the daily practice of business law in Germany and the European Union, and ...

Resources, Production and Structural Dynamics

Economists since the First Industrial Revolution have been interested in the links between economic growth and resources, often pointing to resource scarcities as a hindrance to growth. Offering a counter perspective, this volume highlights the positive role that scarcities can play in inducing technical progress and economic growth. It outlines a structural framework for the political economy of scarcity and rents, and offers a nove...

The Economics, Regulation, and Systemic Risk of Insurance Markets

Despite the importance of insurance in enabling individual and collective social, economic, and financial activities, discussions about the macro-economic role and risks of insurance markets are surprisingly limited. The core motivation for publishing this book is to bring together academics, regulators, and industry experts to provide a multifaceted array of research and perspectives on insurance, its role and functioning, and the p...

Kundenwert aus Kundensicht

Dr. Nadine Wachter weist nach, dass eine Differenzierung bzw. Segmentierung der Kunden gemäß ihrer unterschiedlichen Kundennutzendimensionen und der daraus für das Marketing folgenden unterschiedlichen Ansprache der Kunden die Kundenzufriedenheit und vor allem die Kundenbindung erhöht.

A Century of Change: Beijing's Urban Structure in the 20th Century

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution of Beijing’s urban structure in the 20th century, analyzing essential social and economic changes in the housing sector. Focusing on the urban changes that took place under the market economy after 1978 and beyond, the book addresses the demolition of courtyard houses in Beijing’s old city, the relocation of low-income families from the old city, the government’s role regar...

United States Paper Money Errors

Error notes continue to carve an ever larger niche in paper money collecting. This revised reference offers collectors a comprehensive catalog of known U.S. paper money errors and includes examples of each error and detailed information on paper money printing. Updated values are provided in up to three conditions. Errors are thoroughly described and depicted, including overprint, folding and first and second printing errors. Histori...

A Disequilibrium Model of Real and Financial Accumulation in an Open Economy

This is the fourth version of a model that five years ago we set out to build and estimate along the lines of the continuous time approach clarified In chapter 1. Previous versions appeared in journal articles and conference proceedings, where the space is notoriously limited. Therefore we welcome the possibility of publishing a book-length treatment of this fourth version, so that we can describe its theoretical and empirical aspect...