Encyclopedia of Finance Research (2 Volume Set)


Robert B. Gellar (Editor)

Series: Financial Institutions and Services, Business, Technology and Finance
BISAC: BUS027000

This new book presents and discusses current research in the study of finance. Topics discussed include the role of foreign monetary authorities in the global economic crisis; volatility models; leader market indexes; the future of capital asset pricing models; corporate joint ventures; the relationship between business definition and corporate growth; accounting harmonization and financial pricing models; management accounting reforms and accounting, cyclicality and financial stability. (Imprint: Nova)



Table of Contents



Global Recession: Just a Glitch or Is It Here to Stay?;pp. 1-23
(George P. Boretos, Athens, Greece)

The Impacts of Global Recession on the World Economy: An Investigation with a Multi-country Overlapping Generations Simulation Model;pp. 25-46
(Manabu Shimasawa, Kazumasa Oguro, Akita University, Japan, and others)

When Risk Weights Increase the Risk: Some Concerns for Capital Regulation;pp. 47-64
(Zoltan Varsanyi, Standard and Poor’s)

The Role of Foreign Monetary Authorities in the Global Economic Crisis in Terms of Reducing the Pressure Put by Declining US House Prices;pp. 65-84
(Hideki Nishigaki, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan)

Volatility Models: from GARCH to Multi-Horizon Cascades;pp. 85-129
(Alexander Subbotin, Thierry Chauveau, Kateryna Shapovalova, University of Paris)

Leader Market Indexes;pp. 131-162
(Emanuele Canegrati, Catholic University of Milan)

The Continuous-time Dynamics of VIX amid the Recent Market Turmoil;pp. 163-179
(Minqiang Li, College of Management, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA)

Predicting Stock Returns in a Cross Section: Do Individual Firm Characteristics Matter?;pp. 181-197
(Kateryna Shapovalova, Alexander Subbotin, University of Paris)

On the Future of Capital Asset Pricing Models;pp. 199-200
(Kateryna Shapovalova)

Corporate Joint Ventures: Market Evidence;pp. 201-228
(Karen C. Denning, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Silberman College of Business, Teaneack, NJ, and Terrill R. Keasler, Appalachian State University, Walker College of Business)

The Role of Credible Commitments in Joint Venture Management;pp. 229-240
(Yue Wang, School of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia)

Do You See What I See? Desired HRM Goals and Achieved HRM Goals In Sino-American International Strategic Alliance;pp. 241-252
(Steven X. Si, Shanghai University, Shanghai, PRC and Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Shanghai, China, Jun Lin, State University of New Paltz, New Paltz, New York, and Tony Koo, Shanghai University, Shanghai, Shanghai, China)

Relationship between Business Definition and Corporate Growth:
The Impact of M&A;pp. 253-273
(Koji Wakabayashi, Nihon University,Tokyo,Japan)

Public-Private Partnerships in the Nigerian Energy Sector: Banks’ Roles and Lessons of Experience;pp. 275-322
(John C. Anyanwu, Development Research Dept., African Development Bank, Temporary Relocation Agency, Tunis, Tunisia)

Consolidation and Determinants of Bank Efficiency: Empirical Evidence from Malaysia;pp. 323-342
(Fadzlan Sufian -Khazanah Nasional Berhad a Univer. Putra Malaysia)

Mergers and acquisitions in the U.S. forest products industry:
motives, financing, and impacts;pp. 343-369
(Bin Mei, Anthony Cascio, Changyou Sun, Mike Clutter -Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, United States and other institutions)

Mass and Energy-Capital Conservation Equations To Study the Price Evolution of Non-Renewable Energy Resources;pp. 371-410
(Fabio Gori, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Rome, Italy)


Customer Relationship Dissolution following Mergers and Acquisitions
Reasons, Counterforces and Consequences;pp. 411-440
(Christina Öberg, Linköping University, Sweden)

Capital Flight and Economic Performance of the Philippines;pp. 441-456
(Edsel L. Beja, Jr., Department of Economics, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, The Philippines)

FDI in GCC Countries: Current and Future Research;pp. 457-461
(Wasseem Mina, College of Business and Economics, U.A.E. University)

Extended Exergy Accounting (EEA) of the Dutch Society;pp. 463-508
(K.J. Ptasinski, M.J.C. van der Stelt, Department of Chemical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)

Accounting Harmonization and Financial Pricing Models: A Review;pp. 509-533
(Javier Gómez-Biscarri, Germán López-Espinosa, IESE Business School
Barcelona, Spain, and others)

Quality of Accounting Information and Essence of Efficient Investor Protection Mechanisms;pp. 535-552
(George Iatridis, Accounting & Finance, Department of Economics, University of Thessaly, Greece)

Adoption of Public Accounting Plans In Portugal: Effect on the Comparability and Utility of Financial Reporting;pp. 553-588
(Paula Gomes dos Santos, Manuela Sarmento, University Lusíada and ISCAD, and others)

Management Accounting Reforms – Filling the Transparency Gap in Public Sector?;pp. 589-603
(Inger Johanne Pettersen, Trondheim Business School & Bodö Graduate School of Business)

Monetary Policy Strategies of the European Central Bank,the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England;pp. 605-637
(Bernardina Algieri and Antonio Aquino, Dept. of Economics and Statistics, Univ. of Calabria, Rende, Italy)*

Measurement Problems in Global Financial Reporting: The Need for a Stable Composite Currency;pp. 639-654
(Nikolai V. Hovanov, James W. Kolari, Mikhail V. Sokolov, St. Petersburg State Univ., Texas A & M Univ.)

Development of Accounting in the History of Modern Turkey (from 1923 to 2006);pp. 655-684
(S. Burak Arzova and Aylin Poroy Arsoy)

Accounting, Cyclicality and Financial Stability:
The South African Experience (1990-2007);pp. 685-760
(T. Bosch, J. Mukuddem-Peterseny and M.A. Petersen, Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, North-West University, South Africa, and others)

The Artistry Of International Accounting Case Pedagogy;pp. 761-764
(Ehsan H. Feroz, Accounting, Milgard School of Business, University of Washington, Tacoma, WA)


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