Language : English
Published : 2010-01-12
Pages : 848
Fixed Income Securities: Valuation, Risk, and Risk Management 1st Edition
The deep understanding of the forces that affect the valuation, risk and return of fixed income securities and their derivatives has never been so important. As the world of fixed income securities becomes more complex, anybody who studies fixed income securities must be exposed more directly to this complexity. This book provides a thorough discussion of these complex securities, the forces affecting their prices, their risks, and of the appropriate risk management practices. “Fixed Income Securities”, however, provides a methodology, and not a shopping list. It provides instead examples and methodologies that can be applied quite universally, once the basic concepts have been understood.
About the Author
Pietro Veronesi is the Roman Family Professor of Finance at the Booth School of Business at The University of Chicago, where he teaches Masters and PhD-level courses in Finance. His research focuses on asset pricing, stock and bond valuation under Bayesian uncertainty and learning, and equilibrium models of return predictability. Dr. Veronesi is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a research fellow of the center for Economic and Policy Research. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including the Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics , and Review of Financial Studies .
First published in 1994, Deon Rossouw’s Business Ethics has become the foundation text for business students in South Africa. This edition is an adaptation of the book with the addition of topics which address business ethics in the Malaysian perspective. Useful for both students and practitioners, this book addresses key ethical issues affecting corporate communities in the twenty-first century. It tracks global developments such as the growing emphasis on triple bottom-line reporting while addressing problems particularly relevant in the Malaysian context.
About the Author
Gary Schneider is the William S. Perlroth Professor of Accounting at Quinnipiac University. He previously held teaching appointments at the University of San Diego, the University of Tennessee, and Xavier University. The author of more than 50 books and 100 research papers, Dr. Schneider has written extensively on accounting and information systems topics with his work appearing in such journals as INTERFACES, IS AUDIT & CONTROL JOURNAL, and JOURNAL OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS. His books have been translated into Chinese, French, Italian, Korean, and Spanish. A CPA who practiced public accounting in Ohio for 14 years before undertaking his academic career, Dr. Schneider holds a Ph.D. in accounting information systems from the University of Tennessee, an MBA from Xavier University, and a BA in economics from the University of Cincinnati.