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Handbook of Empirical Corporate Finance SET

Handbook of Empirical Corporate Finance SET Book
Author : B. Espen Eckbo
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2008-12-23
ISBN : 9780080559568
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This two-volume set summarizes recent research on corporate decision-making. The first volume covers measurement and theoretical subjects as well as sources of capital, including banks, public offerings, and private investors. In the second volume, contributors focus on the ways corporations are structured and the practices through which they can be bought and sold. Thus, its major subjects include dividends, capital structure, financial distress, takeovers, restructurings, and managerial incentives. *Takes stock of the main empirical findings to date across an unprecedented spectrum of corporate finance issues *Discusses everything from econometric methodology, to raising capital and capital structure choice, and to managerial incentives and corporate investment behavior. *Contributors are leading empirical researchers that remain active in their respective areas of expertise *Writing style makes the chapters accessible to industry practitioners

Handbook of Corporate Finance

Handbook of Corporate Finance Book
Author : B. Espen Eckbo
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2007-05-21
ISBN : 9780080488912
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Judging by the sheer number of papers reviewed in this Handbook, the empirical analysis of firms’ financing and investment decisions—empirical corporate finance—has become a dominant field in financial economics. The growing interest in everything “corporate is fueled by a healthy combination of fundamental theoretical developments and recent widespread access to large transactional data bases. A less scientific—but nevertheless important—source of inspiration is a growing awareness of the important social implications of corporate behavior and governance. This Handbook takes stock of the main empirical findings to date across an unprecedented spectrum of corporate finance issues, ranging from econometric methodology, to raising capital and capital structure choice, and to managerial incentives and corporate investment behavior. The surveys are written by leading empirical researchers that remain active in their respective areas of interest. With few exceptions, the writing style makes the chapters accessible to industry practitioners. For doctoral students and seasoned academics, the surveys offer dense roadmaps into the empirical research landscape and provide suggestions for future work. *The Handbooks in Finance series offers a broad group of outstanding volumes in various areas of finance *Each individual volume in the series should present an accurate self-contained survey of a sub-field of finance *The series is international in scope with contributions from field leaders the world over

Handbook of Empirical Corporate Finance

Handbook of Empirical Corporate Finance Book
Author : B. Espen Eckbo
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2011-10-13
ISBN : 9780080932118
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This second volume of a two-part series examines three major topics. First, it devotes five chapters to the classical issue of capital structure choice. Second, it focuses on the value-implications of major corporate investment and restructuring decisions, and then concludes by surveying the role of pay-for-performance type executive compensation contracts on managerial incentives and risk-taking behavior. In collaboration with the first volume, this handbook takes stock of the main empirical findings to date across an unprecedented spectrum of corporate finance issues. The surveys are written by leading empirical researchers that remain active in their respective areas of interest. With few exceptions, the writing style makes the chapters accessible to industry practitioners. For doctoral students and seasoned academics, the surveys offer dense roadmaps into the empirical research landscape and provide suggestions for future work. Nine original chapters summarize research advances and future topics in the classical issues of capital structure choice, corporate investment behavior, and firm value Multinational comparisons underline the volume's empirical perspectives Complements the presentation of econometric issues, banking, and capital acquisition research covered by Volume 1

Handbook of Empirical Corporate Finance

Handbook of Empirical Corporate Finance Book
Author : Bjørn Espen Eckbo
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The empirical analysis of firms' financing and investment decisions-empirical corporate finance-has become a dominant field in financial economics. The growing interest in everything "corporate" is fueled by a healthy combination of fundamental theoretical developments and recent widespread access to large transactional data bases. A less scientific-but nevertheless important-source of inspiration is a growing awareness of the important social implications of corporate behavior and governance. *Takes stock of the main empirical findings to date across an unprecedented spectrum of corporate finance issues *Discusses everything from econometric methodology, to raising capital and capital structure choice, and to managerial incentives and corporate investment behavior. *Contributors are leading empirical researchers that remain active in their respective areas of expertise *Writing style makes the chapters accessible to industry practitioners.

Handbook of the Economics of Finance

Handbook of the Economics of Finance Book
Author : George M. Constantinides,M. Harris,Rene M. Stulz
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2003-11-04
ISBN : 0080495079
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Volume 1A covers corporate finance: how businesses allocate capital - the capital budgeting decision - and how they obtain capital - the financing decision. Though managers play no independent role in the work of Miller and Modigliani, major contributions in finance since then have shown that managers maximize their own objectives. To understand the firm's decisions, it is therefore necessary to understand the forces that lead managers to maximize the wealth of shareholders.

Handbook of the Economics of Finance

Handbook of the Economics of Finance Book
Author : George M. Constantinides,Milton Harris,Rene M. Stulz
Publisher : Newnes
Release : 2013-02-08
ISBN : 0444535950
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

In the 11 articles in this first of two parts, top scholars summarize and analyze recent scholarship in corporate finance. Covering subjects from corporate taxes to behavioral corporate finance and econometric issues, their articles reveal how specializations resonate with each other and indicate likely directions for future research. By including both established and emerging topics, Volume 2 will have the same long shelf life and high citations that characterize Volume 1 (2003). Presents coherent summaries of major finance fields, marking important advances and revisions Describes the best corporate finance research created about the 2008 financial crises Exposes readers to a wide range of subjects described and analyzed by the best scholars

Handbook of the Economics of Finance SET Volumes 2A 2B

Handbook of the Economics of Finance SET Volumes 2A   2B Book
Author : George M. Constantinides,Milton Harris,Rene M. Stulz
Publisher : Newnes
Release : 2013-01-21
ISBN : 0444594655
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This two-volume set of 23 articles authoritatively describes recent scholarship in corporate finance and asset pricing. Volume 1 concentrates on corporate finance, encompassing topics such as financial innovation and securitization, dynamic security design, and family firms. Volume 2 focuses on asset pricing with articles on market liquidity, credit derivatives, and asset pricing theory, among others. Both volumes present scholarship about the 2008 financial crisis in contexts that highlight both continuity and divergence in research. For those who seek insightful perspectives and important details, they demonstrate how corporate finance studies have interpreted recent events and incorporated their lessons. Covers core and newly-developing fields Explains how the 2008 financial crises affected theoretical and empirical research Exposes readers to a wide range of subjects described and analyzed by the best scholars

Financial Microeconometrics

Financial Microeconometrics Book
Author : Marek Gruszczyński
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2019-11-23
ISBN : 3030342190
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book explores new topics in modern research on empirical corporate finance and applied accounting, especially the econometric analysis of microdata. Dubbed “financial microeconometrics” by the author, this concept unites both methodological and applied approaches. The book examines how quantitative methods can be applied in corporate finance and accounting research in order to predict companies getting into financial distress. Presented in a clear and straightforward manner, it also suggests methods for linking corporate governance to financial performance, and discusses what the determinants of accounting disclosures are. Exploring these questions by way of numerous practical examples, this book is intended for researchers, practitioners and students who are not yet familiar with the variety of approaches available for data analysis and microeconometrics. “This book on financial microeconometrics is an excellent starting point for research in corporate finance and accounting. In my view, the text is positioned between a narrative and a scientific treatise. It is based on a vast amount of literature but is not overloaded with formulae. My appreciation of financial microeconometrics has very much increased. The book is well organized and properly written. I enjoyed reading it.” Wolfgang Marty, Senior Investment Strategist, AgaNola AG

The Handbook of Financing Growth

The Handbook of Financing Growth Book
Author : Kenneth H. Marks,Larry E. Robbins,Gonzalo Fernandez,John P. Funkhouser
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2005-05-31
ISBN : 0471726311
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

An in-depth look at the strategies, capital structure, and fund raising techniques for emerging growth and middle-market companies. Here is a comprehensive and practical guide to understanding and applying the basics of corporate finance to emerging growth and middle-market companies. Using empirical data and actual company cases to illustrate capital structures and financing approaches, the book provides a detailed discussion of the many funding instruments, from traditional bank loans and asset-based financing to different types of private equity and other creative solutions; the types of funding sources and their expected rates of returns; and typical deal terms.

Principles of Corporate Finance 12 e

Principles of Corporate Finance  12 e Book
Author : Richard A. Brealey,Stewart C. Myers,Franklin Allen,Pitabas Mohanty
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
Release : 2018-10-18
ISBN : 9353163641
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Now in its Twelfth Edition, Principle of Corporate Finance continues to be one of the most comprehensive and authoritative presentations of financial theory and practice available. The book has been substantially revised and now reflect some recent developments in the financial markets or company practice. It also aims to explain aspects of theory and concepts from an Indian perspective. This is a leading text worldwide and has proven to be useful to students and financial managers alike. Salient Features: - Real-life examples and citations - Detailed coverage of contemporary topics such as Efficient Markets, Peer-to-Peer Lending, Crowdfunding, Behavioural Finance, Ethical Behaviour, Hidden Leverage and Managing International Risks - Dedicated Chapter on What We Do Know and What We Do Not Know about Finance: Discussion on seven major ideas and the ten unsolved problems of finance - Finance on the Web and Beyond the Page sections give students the opportunity to explore financial websites, learn more about key concepts, try out calculations and understand tables and figures

Islamic Corporate Finance

Islamic Corporate Finance Book
Author : M. Kabir Hassan,Mamunur Rashid,Sirajo Aliyu
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2019-06-04
ISBN : 1351061496
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Most existing texts covering topics in Islamic finance discuss the potential of Islamic banking; very few talk about other forms of financing and the investment activities of Islamic firms from the standpoint of owners and managers. This book fills this gap by looking at the traditional as well as non-traditional financing and investment activities of shariah-compliant companies. The chapters in this edited text offer a full range of topics on corporate finance for Islamic firms, including global comparisons of shariah screening, dividend policy and capital structure of Islamic firms, details of global Islamic equity markets, trends and performance of sukuk markets, and a brief account of derivative securities that can be used in Islamic finance. This is a useful reference for anyone who wishes to learn more about the performance of shariah-compliant companies vis-à-vis conventional firms. The book includes both technical and non-technical information that would be suitable for classroom teaching as well as a reference for postgraduate research students.

Efficiency in Business and Economics

Efficiency in Business and Economics Book
Author : Tadeusz Dudycz,Grażyna Osbert-Pociecha,Bogumiła Brycz
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-12-29
ISBN : 3319682857
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This volume offers a collection of studies on problem of organization’s efficiency, criteria for evaluating the efficiency, tools and methods for measuring the efficiency. The articles included present an interdisciplinary look at efficiency, its essence and the principles of its measurement. The contributions also identify a broad spectrum of conditions for achieving efficiency in various types of organizations and systems (e.g. public institution, non-profit organizations), representing various industries. The book collects selected papers presented at the 7th International Conference "Efficiency as a Source of the Wealth of Nations", held in Wrocław, Poland, in May 2017.

Bidding Strategies Financing and Control

Bidding Strategies  Financing and Control Book
Author : B. Espen Eckbo
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2010-03-12
ISBN : 9780123846907
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A selection of republished corporate finance articles and book chapters that can serve as an advanced corporate finance supplementary text for courses that use no textbooks. Combining convenience and an affordable price with retypeset pages and a high-quality index, the 600 pages of volume two, "Bidding Strategies, Financing, and Corporate Control", focus on a range of special topics, ranging from theories and evidence on strategic bidding behavior (offer premiums, toeholds, bidder competition, winner’s curse adjustments, and managerial overconfidence), issues arising when bidding for targets in bankruptcy auctions, effects of deal protection devices (termination agreements, poison pills), role of large shareholder voting in promoting takeover gains, deal financing issues (such as raising the cash used to pay for the target), managerial incentive effects of takeovers, governance spillovers from cross-border mergers, and returns to merger arbitrage. Including an index and new introduction, this volume will simplify and facilitate students’ interaction with new concepts and applications. Provides a status report about modern scientific evidence on corporate takeovers Exposes students to new methods and empirical evidence while reading high quality primary material Offers a concise and cost-efficient package of journal and book articles for advanced corporate finance students

Takeover Activity Valuation Estimates and Merger Gains

Takeover Activity  Valuation Estimates and Merger Gains Book
Author : B. Espen Eckbo
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2010-06-02
ISBN : 9780123847454
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A selection of republished corporate finance articles and book chapters that can serve as an advanced corporate finance supplementary text for courses that use no textbooks. Combining convenience and an affordable price with retypeset pages and a high-quality index, the 600 pages of volume one, "Takeover Activity, Valuation Estimates and Sources of Merger Gains", focus on classical issues such as the existence and source of merger waves, empirical estimates of takeover announcement returns and the division of takeover gains between bidders and targets, and tests for potential sources of takeover gains (primarily involving estimation of industry wealth effects of takeovers), introducing students to modern scientific evidence about corporate takeovers. Including an index and new introduction, this volume will simplify and facilitate students’ interaction with new concepts and applications. Provides a status report about modern scientific evidence on corporate takeovers Exposes students to new methods and empirical evidence while reading high quality primary material Offers a concise and cost-efficient package of journal and book articles for advanced corporate finance students

Capital Structure and Corporate Financing Decisions

Capital Structure and Corporate Financing Decisions Book
Author : H. Kent Baker,Gerald S. Martin
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-05-03
ISBN : 0470569522
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A comprehensive guide to making better capital structure and corporate financing decisions in today's dynamic business environment Given the dramatic changes that have recently occurred in the economy, the topic of capital structure and corporate financing decisions is critically important. The fact is that firms need to constantly revisit their portfolio of debt, equity, and hybrid securities to finance assets, operations, and future growth. Capital Structure and Corporate Financing Decisions provides an in-depth examination of critical capital structure topics, including discussions of basic capital structure components, key theories and practices, and practical application in an increasingly complex corporate world. Throughout, the book emphasizes how a sound capital structure simultaneously minimizes the firm's cost of capital and maximizes the value to shareholders. Offers a strategic focus that allows you to understand how financing decisions relates to a firm's overall corporate policy Consists of contributed chapters from both academics and experienced professionals, offering a variety of perspectives and a rich interplay of ideas Contains information from survey research describing actual financial practices of firms This valuable resource takes a practical approach to capital structure by discussing why various theories make sense and how firms use them to solve problems and create wealth. In the wake of the recent financial crisis, the insights found here are essential to excelling in today's volatile business environment.

Handbook Of Energy Finance Theories Practices And Simulations

Handbook Of Energy Finance  Theories  Practices And Simulations Book
Author : Duc Khuong Nguyen,Stephane Goutte
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 2020-01-30
ISBN : 9813278390
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Modeling the dynamics of energy markets has become a challenging task. The intensification of their financialization since 2004 had made them more complex but also more integrated with other tradable asset classes. More importantly, their large and frequent fluctuations in terms of both prices and volatility, particularly in the aftermath of the global financial crisis 2008-2009, posit difficulties for modeling and forecasting energy price behavior and are primary sources of concerns for macroeconomic stability and general economic performance.This handbook aims to advance the debate on the theories and practices of quantitative energy finance while shedding light on innovative results and technical methods applied to energy markets. Its primary focus is on the recent development and applications of mathematical and quantitative approaches for a better understanding of the stochastic processes that drive energy market movements. The handbook is designed for not only graduate students and researchers but also practitioners and policymakers.

Handbook of Insurance

Handbook of Insurance Book
Author : Georges Dionne
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-12-02
ISBN : 1461401550
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This new edition of the Handbook of Insurance reviews the last forty years of research developments in insurance and its related fields. A single reference source for professors, researchers, graduate students, regulators, consultants and practitioners, the book starts with the history and foundations of risk and insurance theory, followed by a review of prevention and precaution, asymmetric information, risk management, insurance pricing, new financial innovations, reinsurance, corporate governance, capital allocation, securitization, systemic risk, insurance regulation, the industrial organization of insurance markets and other insurance market applications. It ends with health insurance, longevity risk, long-term care insurance, life insurance financial products and social insurance. This second version of the Handbook contains 15 new chapters. Each of the 37 chapters has been written by leading authorities in risk and insurance research, all contributions have been peer reviewed, and each chapter can be read independently of the others.

The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions Book
Author : David Faulkner,Satu Teerikangas,Richard J. Joseph
Publisher : OUP Oxford
Release : 2012-06-07
ISBN : 0191628034
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

With its inception at the end of the nineteenth century as a means of consolidation and reorganization, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have since become quasi-institutionalized as one of the primary strategic options for organizations, as they seek to secure their position in an ever more competitive and globalizing market place. Despite the optimism surrounding M&A as strategic moves, research on post-merger company performance suggests that most firms engaging in M&A activity do not achieve the sought-after performance targets, either immediately or in the years following the deal. What is it that drives M&A activity when research results do not support the performance expectations of these undertakings? Alternatively, have M&A scholars got it all wrong in the way that M&A performance is measured? Is the topic too complex, enduring, and multifaceted to study? The Handbook argues that the field of M&A is in need of a re-rooting: past research needs to be critically reviewed, and fundamental assumptions revisited. A key issue preventing efforts in the practice and study of M&A from achieving dynamic syntheses has been the disciplinary gulf separating strategy, finance, and human relations schools. The Handbook aims to bridge the hitherto separate disciplines engaged in the study and practice of M&A to provide more meaningful results. Toward this end, the Handbook brings together a set of prominent and emerging scholars and practitioners engaged in the study of M&A to provide thought-provoking, state of the art overviews of M&A through four specific 'lenses' - strategic, financial, socio-cultural, and sectorial approaches. By summarizing key findings in current research and exploring ways in which the differing approaches could and should be 'synthesized', it aims to highlight the key issues facing M&A practitioners and academics at the dawn of the third millennium.

Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical Finance

Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical Finance Book
Author : Adrian R. Bell,Chris Brooks,Marcel Prokopczuk
Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
Release : 2013-01-01
ISBN : 0857936093
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This impressive Handbook presents the quantitative techniques that are commonly employed in empirical finance research together with real-world, state-of-the-art research examples. Written by international experts in their field, the unique approach describes a question or issue in finance and then demonstrates the methodologies that may be used to solve it. All of the techniques described are used to address real problems rather than being presented for their own sake, and the areas of application have been carefully selected so that a broad range of methodological approaches can be covered. The Handbook is aimed primarily at doctoral researchers and academics who are engaged in conducting original empirical research in finance. In addition, the book will be useful to researchers in the financial markets and also advanced Masters-level students who are writing dissertations.