Financial Engineering: The Evolution of a Profession
The Robert W. Kolb Series in Finance is an unparalleled sourceof information dedicated to the most important issues in modernfinance. Each book focuses on a specific topic in the field offinance and contains contributed chapters from both respectedacademics and experienced financial professionals. As part of theRobert W. Kolb Series in Finance, Financial Engineering aims toprovide a comprehensive understanding of this important disciplineby examining its fundamentals, the newest financial products, anddisseminating cutting-edge research.
A contributed volume of distinguished practitioners andacademics, Financial Engineering details the differentparticipants, developments, and products of variousmarkets--from fixed income, equity, and derivatives to foreignexchange. Also included within these pages are comprehensive casestudies that reveal the various issues associated with financialengineering. Through them, you'll gain instant insights from thestories of Countrywide (mortgages), SocieteGenerale and Barings (derivatives), the AllstateCorporation (fixed income), AIG, and many others. There is also acompanion website with details from the editors' survey offinancial engineering programs around the globe, as well as aglossary of key terms from the book.
Financial engineering is an evolving field in constant revision.Success, innovation, and profitability in such a dynamic arearequire being at the forefront of research as new products andmodels are introduced and implemented. If you want to enhance yourunderstanding of this discipline, take the time to learn from theexperts gathered here.
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