Dividends and Dividend Policy

Dividends and Dividend Policy

by H. Kent Baker
     
 

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Dividends And Dividend Policy

As part of the Robert W. Kolb Series in Finance, Dividends and Dividend Policy aims to be the essential guide to dividends and their impact on shareholder value. Issues concerning dividends and dividend policy have always posed challenges to both academics and professionals. While all the pieces to the dividend puzzle may not be in

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Dividends And Dividend Policy

As part of the Robert W. Kolb Series in Finance, Dividends and Dividend Policy aims to be the essential guide to dividends and their impact on shareholder value. Issues concerning dividends and dividend policy have always posed challenges to both academics and professionals. While all the pieces to the dividend puzzle may not be in place yet, the information found here can help you gain a firm understanding of this dynamic discipline.

Comprising twenty-eight chapters—contributed by both top academics and financial experts in the field—this well-rounded resource discusses everything from corporate dividend decisions to the role behavioral finance plays in dividend policy. Along the way, you'll gain valuable insights into the history, trends, and determinants of dividends and dividend policy, and discover the different approaches firms are taking when it comes to dividends.

Whether you're a seasoned financial professional or just beginning your journey in the world of finance, having a firm understanding of the issues surrounding dividends and dividend policy is now more important than ever. With this book as your guide, you'll be prepared to make the most informed dividend-related decisions possible—even in the most challenging economic conditions.

The Robert W. Kolb Series in Finance is an unparalleled source of information dedicated to the most important issues in modern finance. Each book focuses on a specific topic in the field of finance and contains contributed chapters from both respected academics and experienced financial professionals.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470471227
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/27/2009
Series:
Robert W. Kolb Series , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
768
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

H. Kent Baker, PhD, CFA, CMA, is University Professor of Finance at the Kogod School of Business at American University, Washington, D.C. Before joining the faculty at American University in 1975, he held both faculty and administrative positions at Georgetown University and the University of Maryland. Baker has published extensively in leading academic and professional finance journals. He has consulting and training experience with more than 100 organizations, and has been listed in fifteen biographies, including Who's Who in Finance and Industry, Who's Who in the East, and Outstanding Educators of America.

Robert W. Kolb is the Frank W. Considine Chair of Applied Ethics and Professor of Finance at Loyola University, Chicago. Before this, he was the Assistant Dean, Business and Society, and Director, Center for Business and Society, at the University of Colorado at Boulder, and department chairman at the University of Miami. Kolb is also the author of over twenty books on finance, derivatives, and futures, and has authored numerous articles in leading finance journals.

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