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Macmillan Higher Education

Financial Economics (2nd Edition)

A Concise Introduction to Classical and Behavioral Finance

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Springer

Pages: 363
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Ebook - 9783662496886

01 June 2016

$99.00

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Hardcover - 9783662496862

24 May 2016

$109.99

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Financial economics is a fascinating topic where ideas from economics, mathematics and, most recently, psychology are combined to understand financial markets. This book gives a concise introduction into this field and...

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Financial economics is a fascinating topic where ideas from economics, mathematics and, most recently, psychology are combined to understand financial markets. This book gives a concise introduction into this field and includes for the first time recent results from behavioral finance that help to understand many puzzles in traditional finance. The book is tailor made for master and PhD students and includes tests and exercises that enable the students to keep track of their progress. Parts of the book can also be used on a bachelor level. Researchers will find it particularly useful as a source for recent results in behavioral finance and decision theory.

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Introduces classical and behavioral financial economics

Integrates behavioral concepts into finance to reveal completely new insights

Includes multiple-choice tests and exercises

Foundations: Introduction
Decision Theory
Financial Markets: Two-Period Model: Mean-Variance Approach
Two-Period Model: State-Preference Approach
Multiple-Periods Model
Advanced Topics: Theory of the Firm
Information Asymmetries on Financial Markets
Time-Continuous Model. Appendices: Mathematics
Solutions to Tests
Index.
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Thorsten Hens is a Swiss Finance Institute Professor of Financial Economics at the University of Zurich. He studied in Bonn and Paris and previously held positions in Stanford and Bielefeld.

Marc Oliver Rieger is a Professor for Banking and Finance at the University of Trier. He studied in Constance and obtained his Ph.D. from the MPI in Leipzig. Previously he held senior researcher positions in Zürich at the ETH and the University, as well as in Carnegie Mellon, Pisa, Caltech, Bielefeld and Bonn.

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Thorsten Hens is a Swiss Finance Institute Professor of Financial Economics at the University of Zurich. He studied in Bonn and Paris and previously held positions in Stanford and Bielefeld.

Marc Oliver Rieger is a Professor for Banking and Finance at the University of Trier. He studied in Constance and obtained his Ph.D. from the MPI in Leipzig. Previously he held senior researcher positions in Zürich at the ETH and the University, as well as in Carnegie Mellon, Pisa, Caltech, Bielefeld and Bonn.

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