Portfolio Theory and Investment Management
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|Format:||Paperback, 192 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition|
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|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 24 November 1993|
Since the first edition of this book was published, significant developments have modified the general view of the efficient market hypothesis. This fully revised second edition provides a major contribution to the study of these developments.The authors provide a concise summary of modern portfolio theory covering such issues as:* The mean-variance approach to portfolio management.* The capital asset pricing model.* The efficient market hypothesis and option pricing theories.* Risk measurement services.Combining theory and practice, this is an ideal introductory text for undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as a useful reference for investment managers.
Table of Contents
Preface. 1. The Revolution in Portfolio Theory: a Summary. 2. The Mean--variance Approach to Portfolio Management. 3. The Capital--asset Pricing Model. 4. The Efficient Market Hypothesis: The Early Evidence. 5. Implications of the Efficient Market Hypothesis. 6. The Efficient Market Hypothesis Revisited: Some Recent Developments. 7. Risk Measurement Services. 8. Option Pricing Theory. Appendix: Study Questions. References. Index.
About the Author
Richard Dobbins is Senior Research Supervisor, University of Bradford Management Centre. Stephen Witt is Professor of Tourism Studies, University College, Swansea. John Fielding is Lecturer in Finance and Accounting, Cranfield School of Management.
"A good course book in intermediate level financial management." Accountancy (Review of first edition)
|Publisher: ||Blackwell Publishers|
|Dimensions: ||22.0 x 15.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.31 kg)|