The market leader, Brigham/Houston, continues to grow in reputation as the most effective approach for student learning in the first undergraduate corporate finance course. The Concise version of the extremely successful Fundamentals of Financial Management text offers an briefer alternative containing the same level of rigor concerning the topics covered. It is also updated to reflect the latest in theory, research, real-world examples, use of technology. The seamless, integrated ancillary package - done by the authors - is a hallmark of this package that makes course preparation easier for instructors and the subject more accessible for students.
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Dr. Eugene F. Brigham is Graduate Research Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida, where he has taught since 1971. Dr. Brigham received his M.B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley and his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina. Prior to coming to the University of Florida, Dr. Brigham held teaching positions at the University of Connecticut, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of California-Los Angeles. Dr. Brigham served as president of the Financial Management Association and wrote more than the 40 journal articles on the cost of capital, capital structure, and other aspects of financial management. The ten textbooks on managerial finance and managerial economics that he authored or co-authored are used at more than 1,000 universities in the United States, and have been translated into 11 languages worldwide. He has testified as an expert witness in numerous electric, gas, and telephone rate cases at both federal and state levels. He has served as a consultant to many corporations and government agencies, including the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, the U.S. Office of Telecommunications Policy, and the RAND Corporation. Dr. Brigham continues to teach, consult, and do research, as well as work on textbooks. He spends his spare time on the golf course, enjoying time with his family and dogs, and tackling outdoor adventure activities, such as biking through Alaska.
Joel F. Houston is a Bank of America Professor of Finance at the University of Florida. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his undergraduate degree from Franklin and Marshall College. Prior to his appointment at the University of Florida, Dr. Houston was an Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Dr. Houston has published widely in the areas of corporate finance and commercial banking. His research focuses primarily on the role of financial institutions in the capital acquisition process and mergers in the banking industry. In addition to co-authoring leading textbooks in financial management, Dr. Houston has participated in management education programs for the World Bank, Southern Company, and Service America Corporation. Dr. Houston received the College of Business Teacher of the Year Award in 1992, 1997, and 1999 and was a recipient of the Teaching Incentive Program Award in 1993 and 1996. Apart from his professional activities, Dr. Houston coaches baseball in his spare time and enjoys spending time at the beach with his wife and two children. He is an avid sports fan and loyally follows the Florida Gators and Pittsburgh Steelers.
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Book Description Harcourt School, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0030550270
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