Topical Collection "Book Review Section"
A topical collection in Risks (ISSN 2227-9091).
The Book Review Topical Collection of Risks provides readers an opportunity to keep abreast of scholarly books published in the areas of financial risk and insurance.
The primary goal of a book review is to help the reader decide whether or not to read the original item. A review should carefully summarize the main topics and results covered by the book in a manner that is comprehensible to someone who is not necessarily an expert in the field. Reviewers should take this opportunity to, not only describe the content and how well the exposition is, but to put the book into a larger perspective: How does it fit into the relevant field? How does it fit in from a historic perspective? Are there any books that are yet to be written? What is the reviewer's view on the overall development of the underlying research area? In general, reviewers are encouraged to add their own personal flavor. References to closely related works should be included.
We will also publish negative book reviews. However, if the reviewer decides on a negative evaluation, critical remarks should be objective and precise. Vague criticisms, which attack the writers without giving specific examples and which fail to enlighten readers, will not be accepted for publication.
Books reviewed should pertain to research areas covered by Risks, and, more specifically, to the following topics:
Financial risk management, including:
- Mathematical risk assessment
- Measures of risk
- Credit, liquidity, market, operational risk
- Asset pricing
- Statistical Modeling
- Insurance finance
- Insurance economics
- Actuarial sciences
- Insurance markets
- Insurance regulation
Dr. Ola Mahmoud
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