Encyclopedia of Finance

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Encyclopedia of Finance

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9781461453611: Encyclopedia of Finance

The Encyclopedia of Finance, Second Edition, comprised of over 1000 individual definitions and chapters, is the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource in the field, integrating the most current terminology, research, theory, and practical applications. Showcasing contributions from an international array of experts, the revised edition of this major reference work is unparalleled in the breadth and depth of its coverage. Part I provides readers with a basic framework for getting up to speed quickly, and has been updated to include over 200 new terms and essays. Part II features 24 new chapters and offers a more in-depth look at the topic through key developments and findings. Part III has also been expanded through the addition of four new appendices. From "asset pricing models" to "risk management," the Encyclopedia of Finance, Second Edition, serves as an essential resource for academics, educators, and students.

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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 1953-2008.

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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From the reviews of the second edition:

“The 2,400 definitions in the Encyclopedia of Finance ... could stand alone as a valuable reference for both practitioners and academics. ... this excellent reference is targeted at university, corporate, and finance department libraries. With so much terminology to master in the increasingly complex field of finance, the Encyclopedia of Finance constitutes a valuable resource for those in need of a quick definition or formula as well as a vehicle for those wishing to dig more deeply into any of a wide range of topics.” (Ronald L. Moy, CFA Institute, cfapubs.org, February, 2014)

“It is aimed at ... students and researchers and lecturers ‘as supplementary material’. ... Every essay has a bibliography worth pursuing. ... There is a comprehensive subject index ... and an author index for those interested in citations and references. ... for courses and research where a wide range of quantitative advice and methodology needs to be on show, it contains a wealth of useful and indicative material. For the specialist, then, worth the outlay.” (Stuart Hannabuss, Reference Reviews, Vol. 27 (7), 2013)

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