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The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management, Volume 4, Finance, 2nd Edition

Ian Garrett (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-4051-1826-2
248 pages
June 2006, Wiley-Blackwell
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Fully updated, the second edition of The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management: Finance presents new contributions to reflect the emergence of behavioral finance (loss aversion, the housemoney effect, and momentum, for example), advances in asset pricing and methods in finance such as the role of Threshold Autoregressive and Markov Switching models.
  • Provides clear, concise, up to the minute and highly informative definitions and explanations of the key concepts covering the whole of the fast changing field of contemporary finance
  • Includes new entries that reflect developments and growth in areas such as behavioral finance, asset pricing, and the emergence of nonlinear econometric models;
  • Brings together entries from an international team of more than 90 of the world's best known and respected finance scholars and teachers.
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Preface to the First Edition.

Preface to the Second Edition.

About the Editors.

List of Contributors.

Dictionary Entries A-Z.

Index.

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Ian Garrett is Professor of Finance at the Manchester School of Accounting and Finance, University of Manchester. Prior to joining Manchester University in 1996, he was a lecturer in the Department of Economics and Finance at Brunel University. His current research interests are in dividend policy, the relationship between spot and derivative markets and their implications for the predictability of mispricing, and the empirical performance of asset pricing models and their ability to explain behavioral anomalies.
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  • provides clear, concise, up to the minute and highly informative definitions and explanations of the key concepts covering the whole of the fast changing field of contemporary finance

  • includes new entries that reflect developments and growth in areas such as behavioral finance, asset pricing, and the emergence of nonlinear econometric models;

  • brings together entries from an international team of more than 90 of the world's best known and respected finance scholars and teachers.
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"One strand running through all the volumes of the Blackwell Encyclopedia is that, while the entries may develop and explain the theoretical concepts of the field, there is also an emphasis on their practical application. This makes this set a good place to start for an overview and quick understanding of a topic – not just for students and researchers but also for practitioners." (Reference Reviews)

"Blackwell second edition of this work is every bit as impressive as the first. Bottom Line: Extensively revised, with 30 percent new material throughout, this comprehensive resource remains one of the most authoritative general business encyclopedias available. Highly recommended for academic and special library business collections." (Library Journal)

"This is a critical resource for anyone who wants to explore questions on topics such as knowledge management, globalization, change management, business ethical issues, total quality management, or benchmarking and manufacturing strategies. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Academic libraries supporting business/management programs at all academic levels and libraries building a business collection." (Choice)

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