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Financial Economics
Financial Economics

Authors: Frank J. Fabozzi, Ted Neave, Guofu Zhou
Editions: Wiley Finance
Pages: 672 pages
Date: October 2011
 
 
 
Summary
Financial Economics, by Frank Fabozzi, Ted Neave, and Gaofu Zhou, presents an introduction to basic financial ideas through a strong grounding in microeconomic theory. This calculus based text explores the theoretical framework for analyzing the decisions by individuals and managers of firms, an area which is coming to both financial economics and microeconomics. It also explores the interplay of these decisions on the prices of financial assets.

The authors provide rigorous coverage aimed at assisting the undergraduate and masters-level students to better understand the principles and practical application of financial economic theory. In addition, the book serves as a supplemental reference for doctoral students in economics and finance, as well as for practitioners who are interested in knowing more about the theory and intuition behind many coming practices in finance.

In short, the book focuses on economic principles and on putting these principles to work in the various fields of finance - financial management, investment management, risk management, and asset and derivatives pricing.
  • Flexible presentation of content
  • Appendices which provide both institutional and technical information
  • Variety of end-of-chapter questions class tested for clarity and accuracy

Frank J. Fabozzi, PhD, CFA, is Professor of Finance at EDHEC Business School and a member of the EDHEC-Risk Institute. Prior to joining EDHEC, he held various professorial positions in finance at Yale University's School of Management from 1994 to 2011 and, from 1986 to 1992, was a visiting professor of finance and accounting at MIT's Sloan School of Management. He is also Editor of the Journal of Portfolio Management.