Personal Investment: financial planning in an uncertain world

by Mariana Mazzucato, Jonquil Lowe, Alan Shipman and Andrew Trigg

Key benefits

  • Comprehensive and authoritative introduction to personal investment planning from an applied socio-economic perspective
  • Practical activities to promote reflective learning (can be used for group work or independent study)
  • Clear structure of topical chapters that form a cumulative learning gradient
  • Thematic coherence is achieved through three core themes: Risk and return; Uncertainty and change; Regulation and ethics
  • Accessible and engaging style teaches economic theory and practical skills
  • Academic and vocational relevance serves the needs of students and financial services industry professionals
  • Key terms are highlighted in the margins and a full glossary is provided at the back
  • New case studies demystify global phenomena such as bank crashes, dot com bubbles and pension depletion