Suggested Reading Material

December 3, 2018


In this post you will find some really nice books worth reading.


  • Books for Introductory Econometrics and their Application to Finance:


Introductory Econometrics and Statistics


1) Introductory Econometrics for Finance; by Chris Brooks


2) Introduction to Econometrics; by Christopher Dougherty


3) Applied Econometrics; by Asteriou and Hall


4) Essentials of Econometrics; by Damodar Gujarati


5) Principles of Econometrics; by Hill, Griffiths and Lim


6) Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data; by Charles Wheelan


7) The Cartoon Introduction to Statistics; by Klein and Dabney 


More Advanced Textbooks in Econometrics


1) Time Series and Panel Data Econometrics; by Hashem Pesaran


2) Time Series Analysis; by James Douglas Hamilton


Quantitative Methods in Finance


1) Analysis of Financial Time Series Analysis: by Ruey Tsay


2) Market Risk Analysis: Quantitative Methods in Finance; by Carol Alexander


3) Financial Modeling; by Simon Benninga


4) Financial Modelling in Practice: A Concise Guide for Intermediate and Advanced Level; by Michael Rees 


  • Books Related to Political Economy and Covering Specific Geographic Areas:


North America


1) Trump's America: The Truth About our Nation's Great Comeback; by Newt Gingrich


2) In Trump We Trust; by Ann Coulter


Korean Peninsula


1) The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future; by Victor Cha


Latin America


1) Narconomics; How to Run a Drug Cartel; by Tom Wainwright


EU Countries


1) Political Economy Perspectives on the Greek Crisis: Debt, Austerity and Unemployment; by Bournakis, Tsoukis, Christopoulos, Palivos


2) Funding the Greek Crisis: The European Union, Cohesion Policies, and the Great Recession; by Constantinos Ikonomou


3) Unhappy Union: How the Euro Crisis - And Europe - Can Be Fixed; by Peet and La Guardia


4) Chronicles: On Our Troubled Times; by Thomas Piketty


5) Germany: Memories of a Nation; by Neil MacGregor 


6) How the French Won Waterloo (Or Think They Did); by Stephen Clarke


7) The Conservatives - A History; by Robin Harris


  • Books for The WWII:


1) The Darkest Hour; by Antony McCarten


2) Dictators in Cartoons; by Tony Husband


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