Financial Theory and Corporate Policy / Edition 4

Financial Theory and Corporate Policy / Edition 4

by Thomas E. Copeland, J. Fred Weston, Kuldeep Shastri
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321127218

ISBN-13: 9780321127211

Pub. Date: 01/01/2004

Publisher: Prentice Hall

A recognized classic, Financial Theory and Corporate Policy is thoroughly updated in this third edition. The authors provide a concise, unified treatment of finance, combining theory, empirical evidence, and applications. Recent major contributions in financial literature are discussed and all current literature is summarized. The book provides MBA and doctoral

Overview

A recognized classic, Financial Theory and Corporate Policy is thoroughly updated in this third edition. The authors provide a concise, unified treatment of finance, combining theory, empirical evidence, and applications. Recent major contributions in financial literature are discussed and all current literature is summarized. The book provides MBA and doctoral students with an excellent bridge to prevailing scholarship in finance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321127211
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Series:
Addison-Wesley Series in Finance
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1024
Sales rank:
406,388
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

I. FINANCIAL THEORY.

1. Introduction to Capital Markets, Consumption and Investment.

2. Investment Decisions: The Certainty Case.

3. Theory of Choice Under Uncertainty: Utility Theory.

4. State-Preference Theory.

5. Objects of Choice.

6. Market Equilibrium: CAPM and APT.

7. Pricing Contingent Claims: Option Price Theory and Evidence.

8. Futures Contracts and Markets - Term Structure - Cox, Ingersoll, Ross.

9. Multiperiod Aspects of Financial Theory - Real Options - Investment.

10. Efficient Capital Markets: Theory.

11. Efficient Capital Market: Evidence.

12. Information Asymmetry: Agency Cost Theory and Signaling.

II. CORPORATE POLICY.

13. The Role of the CFO and Performance Measurement.

14. Valuation and Tax Policy.

15. Capital Structure.

16. Dividend Policy.

17. Applied Issues in Corporate Finance.

18. External Investment Decisions.

19. International Finance: Theory and Evidence.

20. Open-Ended Issues for Research.

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