Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical Finance

Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical Finance

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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.Although the theoretical foundations of modern finance Were laid almost half a century ago (and indeed, many Would argue that ... Firstly, considerable progress Was made in statistical theory and an array of neW econometric approaches Was developed. ... The book is divided into thematic parts in order to more closely group the chapters around five key subfields of research in empirical finance.

Title:Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical Finance
Author:Adrian R. Bell, Chris Brooks, Marcel Prokopczuk
Publisher:Edward Elgar Publishing - 2013-01-01


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