Finance

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John Eatwell, Murray Milgate, Peter Newman
Springer, Sep 21, 1989 - Business & Economics - 278 pages
This is an excerpt from the 4-volume dictionary of economics, a reference book which aims to define the subject of economics today. 1300 subject entries in the complete work cover the broad themes of economic theory. This extract concentrates on finance.
 

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Contents

Financial intermediaries James Tobin
35
Agency costs Clifford W Smith Jr
53
Arbitrage pricing theory Gur Huberman
72
Asset pricing Thomas E Copeland and
81
Backwardation Masahiro Kawai
89
Continuoustime stochastic models Robert C Merton
103
Continuoustime stochastic processes ChiFu Huang
110
Dividend policy James A Brickley and
119
Interest rates Jonathan E Ingersoll Jr
172
Intertemporal portfolio theory and asset Douglas T Breeden
180
Meanvariance analysis Harry M Markowitz
194
Contents
199
Options Robert C Merton
213
Organization theory Thomas Marschak
219
Portfolio analysis Nils H Hakansson
227
Present value Stephen F LeRoy
237

Efficient market hypothesis Burton G Malkiel
127
Financial markets Nils H Hakansson
135
Futures markets hedging and speculation David M Newbery
145
Futures trading H S Houthakker
153
Gearing J S S Edwards
159
Retention ratio A Cosh
243
Takeovers and the Stock Market Alan Hughes and
252
Term structure of interest rates Burton G Malkiel
265
Contributors
271
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