Financial Markets Theory: Equilibrium, Efficiency and Information / Edition 1

Financial Markets Theory: Equilibrium, Efficiency and Information / Edition 1

by Emilio Barucci, F. Barucci, E. Barucci
     
 

ISBN-10: 185233469X

ISBN-13: 9781852334697

Pub. Date: 12/11/2002

Publisher: Springer London

A presentation of classical asset pricing theory, this textbook is the only one to address the economic foundations of financial markets theory from a mathematically rigorous standpoint and to offer a self-contained critical discussion based on empirical results. Tools for understanding the economic analysis are provided, and mathematical models are presented in

Overview

A presentation of classical asset pricing theory, this textbook is the only one to address the economic foundations of financial markets theory from a mathematically rigorous standpoint and to offer a self-contained critical discussion based on empirical results. Tools for understanding the economic analysis are provided, and mathematical models are presented in discrete time/finite state space for simplicity. Examples and exercises included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781852334697
Publisher:
Springer London
Publication date:
12/11/2002
Series:
Springer Finance / Springer Finance Textbooks Series
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
467
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

1 Prerequisites.- 1.1 Choices under Certainty.- 1.2 General Equilibrium Theory.- 1.3 Pareto Optimality.- 2 Choices under Risk.- 2.1 Expected Utility Theory.- 2.2 Risk Aversion.- 2.3 Portfolio Problem.- 2.4 Insurance Demand and Prudence.- 2.5 Notes, References and Exercises.- 3 Stochastic Dominance, Mutual Funds Separation and Portfolio Frontier.- 3.1 Stochastic Dominance.- 3.2 Mean-Variance Analysis.- 3.3 Portfolio Frontier (risky assets).- 3.4 Portfolio Frontier (risky assets and a risk free asset).- 3.5 Mutual Funds Separation.- 3.6 Notes, References and Exercises.- 4 General Equilibrium Theory and Risk Exchange.- 4.1 Risk Sharing and Pareto Optimality.- 4.2 Asset Markets.- 4.3 Intertemporal Consumption.- 4.4 The Fundamental Asset Pricing Theorem I.- 4.5 Notes, References and Exercises.- 5 Risk Premium: Capital Asset Pricing Model and Asset Pricing Theory.- 5.1 Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM).- 5.2 Empirical Tests of the CAPM.- 5.3 Arbitrage Pricing Theory (APT).- 5.4 Empirical Tests of the APT.- 5.5 Notes, References and Exercises.- 6 Multiperiod Market Models.- 6.1 Portfolio Choice, Consumption and Equilibrium.- 6.2 The Fundamental Asset Pricing Theorem II.- 6.3 Risk Premium and Factor Models.- 6.4 The No Arbitrage Fundamental Equation and Bubbles.- 6.5 Empirical Tests: Price-Dividend Process.- 6.6 Empirical Tests: CCAPM, ICAPM and Risk Premium.- 6.7 Notes, References and Exercises.- 7 Information and Financial Markets.- 7.1 The Role of Information in Financial Markets.- 7.2 On the Possibility of Efficient Markets.- 7.3 On the Impossibility of Efficient Markets.- 7.4 Multiperiod Models.- 7.5 Empirical Analysis.- 7.6 Notes, References and Exercises.- 8 Uncertainty, Rationality and Heterogeneity.- 8.1 Uncertainty, Risk and Probability.- 8.2 On Expected Utility Theory.- 8.3 Heterogeneous Agents and Substantial Rationality.- 8.4 Bounded Rationality, Incomplete Information and Learning.- 8.5 Imperfect and Incomplete Markets.- 9 Financial Markets Microstructure.- 9.1 The Role of Information under non-Perfect Competition.- 9.2 Order Driven Markets.- 9.3 Quote Driven Markets.- 9.4 Multiperiod Market Models.- 10 Corporate Finance.- 10.1 Modigliani-Miller Theorem.- 10.2 Asymmetric Information.- 10.3 Agency Models.- 11 Intermediation and Regulation.- 11.1 Institutional Investors, Intermediation and Financial Markets.- 11.2 Market Design.- 11.3 Market Abuse: Insider Trading and Market Manipulation.- References.

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