History of the Theory of Investments: My Annotated Bibliography / Edition 1

History of the Theory of Investments: My Annotated Bibliography / Edition 1

by Mark Rubinstein
ISBN-10:
0471770566
ISBN-13:
9780471770565
Pub. Date:
03/03/2006
Publisher:
Wiley

Hardcover

View All Available Formats & Editions
Current price is , Original price is $100.0. You
Select a Purchase Option
  • purchase options
    $70.88 $100.00 Save 29% Current price is $70.88, Original price is $100. You Save 29%.
  • purchase options

Overview

History of the Theory of Investments: My Annotated Bibliography / Edition 1

"This exceptional book provides valuable insights into theevolution of financial economics from the perspective of a majorplayer."
— Robert Litzenberger, Hopkinson Professor Emeritus of InvestmentBanking, Univ. of Pennsylvania; and retired partner, Goldman Sachs

A History of the Theory of Investments is about ideas —where they come from, how they evolve, and why they areinstrumental in preparing the future for new ideas. Author MarkRubinstein writes history by rewriting history. In unearthinglong-forgotten books and journals, he corrects past oversights toassign credit where credit is due and assembles a remarkablehistory that is unquestionable in its accuracy and unprecedented inits power.

Exploring key turning points in the development of investmenttheory, through the critical prism of award-winning investmenttheory and asset pricing expert Mark Rubinstein, thisgroundbreaking resource follows the chronological development ofinvestment theory over centuries, exploring the inner workings ofgreat theoretical breakthroughs while pointing out contributionsmade by often unsung contributors to some of investment's mostinfluential ideas and models.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471770565
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/03/2006
Series: Wiley Finance Series , #335
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.48(w) x 9.11(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

MARK RUBINSTEIN is the Paul Stephens Professor of Applied Investment Analysis at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He is best known for his work on derivatives and asset pricing. Rubinstein is also the author or coauthor of numerous books, including Options Markets, Derivatives: A PowerPlus Picture Book, and Rubinstein on Derivatives, and has won numerous prizes and awards for his research and writing on derivatives. He is a graduate of Harvard University, Stanford University, and the University of California at Los Angeles.

Read an Excerpt

Click to read or download

Table of Contents

Preface ix

THE ANCIENT PERIOD: Pre-1950 1

THE CLASSICAL PERIOD: 1950–1980 99

THE MODERN PERIOD: Post-1980 309

Notes 349

Index of Ideas 359

Index of Sources 365

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews