Finance Ethos

FINANCE ETHOS 3

FinanceEthos

Annotatedbibliography

Karsone,V.C. (2010). Financeand Banking Developments.Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Thebook contains primary research results based on first class financeand banking institutions. The information in the book is reliable, asthe author has analyzed a broad spectrum of information from distinctfinancial fields. In addition, the author applied genetic algorithmsin determining the input variables. The purpose of this process isestablishing valuable variables with ability to improve neuralnetworks performance.

Dougherty,M.J., Klase, K.A., Soo, G.S. (2000). “The relationships betweenpublic finance issues, financial management issues, and conditions offiscal stress in small and rural governments: The case of WestVirginia.” Journalof Public Budgeting, Accounting &amp Financial Management.12 (4): 545-565.

Theobjective of this research was evaluating how the ‘fiscal stress”relate with other factors. The authors observed that small andsuburban communities experience extreme financial strain. Using datathat was gathered from a study of West Virginia local publicofficials, the researchers applied multivariate evaluation approachesin the examination of the relationships. The study concluded that“financial management” and “public finance” factors influencefiscal stress while other external factors such as metropolitanstatus, professionalism, and population have insignificant influenceon fiscal stress.

Dionne,G. (2009). “Structured Finance, Risk Management, and the RecentFinancial Crisis.” IveyBusiness Journal Online.

Theethos of this research is identifying the main cause of the lastfinancial crisis. The researcher outlines lengthy details forproving that structured finance is not the primary cause of financialcrisis. Instead, he associates problematic risk managementstrategies and other practices used by organizations involved inmanaging structured finances as the key causes of the financialproblem.

Reynolds,J.N. &amp Newell, E. (2011). Ethicsin investment banking.Basingstoke:Palgrave Macmillan.

Theobjective of this book is investigating the contribution of ethics,as well as ethical failures, in causing investment banking financialcrisis. The investment banks, regulators, and politicians have upheldthe necessity for revising ethical policies. The aim of the book isexploring the implication of “ethics” in capital markets andinvestment banking, and then creates a structure for managing andevaluating ethics in investment banking.