Encyclopedia of finance [electronic resource]
- edited by Cheng Few Lee and Alice C. Lee.
- New York : Springer, 2006.
- Physical description
- xvi, 855 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Terms, definitions and short essays.- Deposit insurance schemes.- Gramm-Leach-Bailey Act: creating a new bank for a new millennium.- Comparative analysis of zero-coupon and coupon-pre-funded bonds.- Intertemporal risk and currency risk.- Credit derivatives.- international parity conditions and market risk.- Treasury inflation-indexed securities.- Asset pricing models.- Conditional asset pricing.- Conditional performance evaluation.- Working capital and cash flow.- Evaluating fund performance within the stochastic discount factor framework.- Duration analysis and its applications.- Loan contract terms.- Chinese a and b shares.- Decimal trading in the U.S. stock markets.- The 1997 nasdaq trading rules.- Reincorporation.- Mean variance portfolio allocation.- Online trading.- A note on the relationship among the portfolio performance indices under rank transformation.- Corporate failure.- Review of REIT and MBS.- Experimental economics and the theory of finance.- Merger and acquisition.- Multi-stage compound real options and case study.- Market efficiency hypothesis.- The microstructure/micro-finance approach to exchange rates.- arbitrage and market frictions.- fundamental tradeoffs associated with the publicly trade corporation.- The Mexican peso crisis.- Portfolio performance evaluation.- Call auction trading.- Market liquidity.- Market makers.- Structure of securities.- Accounting scandals and implications for directors: lessons from enron.- Agent-based models of financial markets.- The Asian bond market.- Cross-border mergers and acquisitions.- Jump diffusion model.- Networks, nodes, and priority rules.- The momentum trading strategy.- Equilibrium credit rationing and monetary non-neutrality in a small open economy.- Policy coordination between wages and exchange rates in Singapore.- The le chatelier principle of the capital market equilibrium.- MBS valuation and prepayments.- The impact of IMF bailouts in international debt crises.
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- Publisher's Summary
- The "Encyclopedia of Finance" is a major new reference work covering all aspects of finance. The coverage includes finance (financial management, security analysis, portfolio management, financial markets and instruments, insurance, real estate, options and futures, international finance) and statistical applications in finance (applications in portfolio analysis, option pricing models and financial research). The project is designed to attract both an academic and professional market. It will also have international approach to ensure its maximum appeal. The Editors' wish is that the readers will find the encyclopedia to be an invaluable resource. Professor Cheng-Few Lee is a Distinguished Professor of Finance at Rutgers Business School and was chairperson of the Department of Finance from 1988-1995. He has maintained academic and consulting ties in Taiwan, Hong Kong, China and the United States for the past three decades. In the winter 2005 issue of the "Journal of Finance Literature", Professor Lee was ranked as the most published finance professor worldwide during 1953-2002. Professor Alice C. Lee is an Assistant Professor of Finance at San Francisco State University. She has a diverse background, which includes engineering, sales, and management consulting. Her primary areas of teaching and research are corporate finance and financial institutions.
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- Publication date
- Also available in print.
- Electronic reproduction. UK : MyiLibrary, 2008.
- Available in another form
- 0387262849 (alk. paper)
- 0387263365 (e-book)
- 9780387262840 (alk. paper)