This book discusses capital markets and investment decision-making, focusing on the globalisation of the world economy. It presents empirically tested results from Indian and Southwest Asian stock markets and offers valuable insights into the working of Indian capital markets. The book is divided into four parts: the first part examines capital-market operations, particularly clearance and settlement processes. The second part then addresses the functioning of global markets and investment decisions; more specifically it explores calendar anomalies, dependencies, overreaction effect, causality effect and stock returns volatility in South Asia, U.S. and global stock markets. Part three covers issues relating to capital structure, values of firm and investment strategies. Lastly, part four discusses emerging issues in finance like behavioral finance, Islamic finance, and flow of foreign capital. The book fills the gap in the existing finance literature and helps fund managers and individual investors make more accurate investment decisions.
Decision Making in Personal Investment:The Influence of Delay and Risk John Bidewell
Decision-making in IT investment:IT Service Management and ROI as a measure of ITSM business benefits Sviatlana Zakharenkava
This book explores the various economic and institutional factors that explain why huge investments are made in unworthy transportation mega-projects in the US and other countries. It is based on research, the general literature, economic analyses, and results from a specifically collected database showing that a significant proportion of implemented mega-projects have been found to be inferior ex-ante or incapable of delivering the returns they promised ex-post . Transportation infrastructure and other public investments of a similar scope (mega-projects) reflect public sector priorities and objectives, non-pecuniary as well as financial constraints, and a range of decision-making processes. This book describes how decisions made in the public sector with respect to transportation infrastructure investments are affected by the large populations and territories they serve, the estimation of the substantial opportunity costs they entail, the formal procedures instituted for quantitatively appraising projected outcomes and monetary returns, and the political environment in which these decisions are made. Joseph Berechman is the Marvin Kristein Professor in the Department of Economics and Business at the Colin Powell School, the City College of New York, USA. Between 2007 and 2014 he was the departments chairman. Before coming to CCNY, he was the CN Chair Professor in Transportation and International Logistics at the Sauder School of Business, the University of British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Berechman has consulted on a variety of transportation and urban projects in different countries and has been a principal investigator in several major studies done for the European Union. For the past several years he has been engaged in major cost and investment studies of transportation infrastructure projects in New York and elsewhere. He has published numerous journal papers and six books.
Real Estate Investment Decision Making:A Behavioral Investigation Vivek Sah
This fully updated third edition is devoted to the analysis of various Stochastic Dominance (SD) decision rules. It discusses the pros and cons of each of the alternate SD rules, the application of these rules to various research areas like statistics, agriculture, medicine, measuring income inequality and the poverty level in various countries, and of course, to investment decision-making under uncertainty. The book features changes and additions to the various chapters, and also includes two completely new chapters. One deals with asymptotic SD and the relation between FSD and the maximum geometric mean (MGM) rule (or the maximum growth portfolio). The other new chapter discusses bivariate SD rules where the individuals utility is determined not only by his own wealth, but also by his standing relative to his peer group. Stochastic Dominance: Investment Decision Making under Uncertainty, 3 rd Ed. covers the following basic issues: the SD approach, asymptotic SD rules, the mean-variance (MV) approach, as well as the non-expected utility approach. The non-expected utility approach focuses on Regret Theory (RT) and mainly on prospect theory (PT) and its modified version, cumulative prospect theory (CPT) which assumes S-shape preferences. In addition to these issues the book suggests a new stochastic dominance rule called the Markowitz stochastic dominance (MSD) rule corresponding to all reverse-S-shape preferences. It also discusses the concept of the multivariate expected utility and analyzed in more detail the bivariate expected utility case. From the reviews of the second edition: This book is an economics book about stochastic dominance. ... is certainly a valuable reference for graduate students interested in decision making under uncertainty. It investigates and compares different approaches and presents many examples. Moreover, empirical studies and experimental results play an important role in this book, which makes it interesting to read. (Nicole Bäuerle, Mathematical Reviews, Issue 2007 d) Prof. Levy was born in Jerusalem in 1939. He received his PhD from the Hebrew University in 1969 and in 1976 was promoted to full professorship. He developed a new field of financial economics called Stochastic Dominance, and developed economic models for risk-management, especially risk-reduction in investment, by means of international diversification and mergers and acquisitions. He served as economic advisor to the Bank of Israel; the Israeli Ministry of Finance; Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor; and Ministry of National Infrastructures, among other government offices. His many awards include the Hebrew Universitys Prize for Excellence in Research for 1996. The two 1990 Nobel Prize winners in Economics stated that to a large extent their work draws on Prof. Levys pioneering writings.
Mineral Investment and Decision Making:Basic Decision-Making Theory: A Case Study on The Oyu Tolgoi Mine Project in Mongolia Naranzul Bayasgalan
Decision Making for Personal Investment:Real Estate Financing, Foreclosures and Other Issues. 1st ed. 2017 Waymond Rodgers, Timothy G. McFarlin
This book presents a personal financial decision making model based on six dominant decision making pathways. It outlines each pathway in detail before focusing on real estate investments in the second part of the book. Based on the authors extensive research into investment decision making, decision modeling and experimental psychology, strategies presented in this book will facilitate more successful investment decision making. Waymond Rodgers is a C.P.A. and Chair Professor in the School of Business at the University of Hull, UK. He is also the El Paso Community Chair Professor at the University of Texas, El Paso, and at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Previously he was a Professor at the University of California, Riverside and Irvine, USA and has worked as an auditor with Ernst & Young and PriceWaterhouseCoopers, as well as a commercial loan officer with Union Bank. He has consulted with Bank of America, Citibank, Santander Bank, and Union Bank in the areas of commercial lending, corporate social responsibility and intellectual capital. His primary research areas are auditing, commercial lending decisions, decision modeling, ethics, trust issues, intellectual capital, and knowledge management. Timothy G. McFarlin is an Attorney at McFarlin LLP with expertise in a variety of practice areas including real estate law, debt reorganization, bankruptcy, business litigation, and consumer law and mortgage litigation.
Systematic Risk an Aid to Investment Decision Making: Emma Anyika