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From Wall Street to Bay Street: The Origins and Evolution of American and Canadian Finance
From Wall Street to Bay Street: The Origins and Evolution of American and Canadian Finance
By Christopher Kobrak and Joe Martin

From Wall Street to Bay Street is the first book for a lay audience to tackle the similarities and differences between the financial systems of Canada and the United States. Christopher Kobrak and Joe Martin reveal the different paths each system has taken since the early nineteenth-century.

Available May 2018
Stumbling Giants: Transforming Canada's Banks for the Information Age
Stumbling Giants: Transforming Canada's Banks for the Information Age
By Patricia Meredith and James L. Darroch

In Stumbling Giants, Patricia Meredith and James L. Darroch embark on an audacious and startling examination of Canada’s big banks. Meredith and Darroch’s new vision for the Canadian banking industry is a call to action for all interested stakeholders to work together in creating a banking system for the twenty-first century.

Available Dec 2017
Back from the Brink: Lessons from the Canadian Asset-Backed Commercial Paper Crisis
Back from the Brink: Lessons from the Canadian Asset-Backed Commercial Paper Crisis
By Paul Halpern, Caroline Cakebread, Christopher C. Nicholls, and Poonam Puri

As global markets toppled during the 2008 financial crisis, the Canadian market for non-bank asset-backed commercial paper (ABCP) seemed on the verge of collapsing. Back from the Brink explains the origins of the Canadian ABCP crisis and how an ambitious market restructuring prevented a $32 billion market from falling into chaos.

Published Jun 2016
Sustainable Banking: Managing the Social and Environmental Impact of Financial Institutions
Sustainable Banking: Managing the Social and Environmental Impact of Financial Institutions
By Olaf Weber and Blair Feltmate

Sustainable Banking introduces business leaders and students to the many ways in which financial institutions can manage their environmental and social impact and meet the needs of the current generation without compromising the needs of future generations.

Published Jan 2016
An Explanation of Constrained Optimization for Economists
An Explanation of Constrained Optimization for Economists
By Peter B. Morgan

Peter B. Morgan’s Explanation of Constrained Optimization for Economists is an accessible, user-friendly guide that provides explanations, both written and visual, of the manner in which many constrained optimization problems can be solved.

Published Apr 2015
Partners and Rivals:  The Uneasy Future of China's Relationship with the United States
Partners and Rivals: The Uneasy Future of China's Relationship with the United States
By Wendy Dobson

Partners and Rivals, the latest book from acclaimed economist Wendy Dobson, examines the central role that China and the United States will play on the global stage in the next half-century.

Published Oct 2013
Accounting for Social Value
Accounting for Social Value
Edited by Laurie Mook

Accounting for Social Value offers academics, accountants, policy-developers, and members of non-profit, co-operative, and for-profit organizations tools and insights to explore the connections between economic, social, and environmental dimensions.

Published Jan 2013
The Finance Crisis and Rescue: What Went Wrong? Why? What Lessons Can Be Learned?
The Finance Crisis and Rescue: What Went Wrong? Why? What Lessons Can Be Learned?

Edited by Rotman School of Management

Forword by Roger Martin

This compilation of expert views from the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management navigates what went wrong, why, and the lessons that the global financial crisis can teach business people, policy makers, and interested observers alike.

Published Dec 2008
Fixing the Future: How Canada's Usually Fractious Governments Worked Together to Rescue the Canada Pension Plan
Fixing the Future: How Canada's Usually Fractious Governments Worked Together to Rescue the Canada Pension Plan
By Bruce Little

Bruce Little explains the CPP overhaul and shows why it stands as one of Canada's most significant public policy success stories, in part because it demanded an almost unparalleled degree of federal-provincial co-operation.

Published Oct 2008
Fiscal Frameworks and Financial Systems in East Asia: How Much Do They Matter?
Fiscal Frameworks and Financial Systems in East Asia: How Much Do They Matter?
Edited by Wendy Dobson

This volume addresses the two key financing constraints that firms must face: taxation and finance. The taxation analysis focuses on how tax systems in selected Asian economies affect growth. The study of financial frameworks focuses on corporate finance.

Published Oct 1998