Global Information Technology and Competitive Financial Alliances

Global Information Technology and Competitive Financial Alliances

Yutaka Kurihara (Aichi University, Japan), Sadayoshi Takaya (Kansai University, Japan) and Nobuyoshi Yamori (Nagoya University, Japan)
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Release Date: December, 2005|Copyright: © 2006 |Pages: 321
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-881-9
ISBN13: 9781591408819|ISBN10: 1591408814|EISBN13: 9781591408833
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The IT revolution has made it possible for financial enterprises to become allies with each other, and to increase efficiency and profit as well as to develop more fruitful business concepts and practices. Along with the IT revolution, alliances have become indispensable and necessary.

Global Information Technology and Competitive Financial Alliances addresses the relationship between IT and financial enterprise alliances in detail, by focusing on current issues in this field, as well as future options for growth and development, relative to conditions in the world. Global Information Technology and Competitive Financial Alliances satisfies the needs of scholars in various fields, policy makers, and business personnel worldwide.

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Recently, a large variety of instruments and innovation have been introduced that have added value to traditional financial functions. Banks will find that these added values are inevitable to survive and will become new sources of profits...This book will analyze the recent trends and surely answer the readers' demand to know how to and what to do for financial institutions.

– Jun-ichi Senda, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of Nagoya University, Professor of Chukyo University

Like many fields of business and other industries, financial institutions have utilized IT not only in internal business, but also in new financial services and products. This book answers various questions related to this matter for readers from all over the world.

– Hisashi Harui, Ph.D., Professor of Kwansei Gakuin University

This book is full of valuable insights into current trends in the financial worlds and its context. It can satisfy the demands of businesspersons and policy-makers as well as scholors in various fields.

– Koichiro Morikawa, Ph. D., Professor of Kinki University.
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Yutaka Kurihara is a professor of international economics at Aichi University, Japan. He was a lecturer and associate professor at Koryo International College in Japan. He has taught economics courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. He majored in international economics, finance, and digital economy. He has published about 120 papers and some of them are in refereed international journals. His recently published books are Global Information Technology and Competitive Financial Alliances (2006, IGI Publishing), Economics Declaration (2006), Business & Policy Design in the Globalization (2003), and Intellectual Skills for Freshman (2003, in Japanese). He was a visiting fellow at the National Institute of Multimedia Education and the Institute for Advanced Research at Nagoya University, Japan. He has been the executive director of the Japan Association of Monetary Economics since 2006.
Sadayoshi Takaya was educated at Kobe University, Japan, where he graduated in 1986 with a BA in economics, and graduated from the graduate course of economics in 1991. He also gained a PhD in 1998 from there. Between 1991 and 2003, he taught international macroeconomics and finance at Kinki University, Osaka, and since 2004, he has been a professor of international monetary systems and macroeconomics with the Faculty of Commerce, Kansai University, Osaka, Japan. His recent studies are in macroeconomic policies in Europe, monetary policies of European Central Bank, and the budgetary policies of member countries represented by the Stability and Growth Pact. He also conducts research in international financial architectures and the currency turmoil. He is coeditor of the book Global Information Technology and Competitive Financial Alliances (2006, Idea Group).
Nobuyoshi Yamori is a professor of Nagoya University, Japan. He has been appointed as a visiting scholar at several institutions, such as Columbia University and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. He graduated from Shiga University and obtained his M.A. from Kobe University and his Ph.D. from Nagoya University.
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