Handbook Of Frontier Markets: Evidence From Middle East North Africa And International Comparative Studies by Panagiotis AndrikopoulosHandbook Of Frontier Markets: Evidence From Middle East North Africa And International Comparative Studies by Panagiotis Andrikopoulos

Handbook Of Frontier Markets: Evidence From Middle East North Africa And International Comparative…

byPanagiotis AndrikopoulosEditorGreg N. Gregoriou, Vasileios Kallinterakis

Hardcover | August 11, 2016

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Handbook of Frontier Markets: Evidence from Asia and International Comparative Studiesprovides novel insights from academic perspectives about the behavior of investors and prices in several frontier markets. It explores finance issues usually reserved for developed and emerging markets in order to gauge whether these issues are relevant and how they manifest themselves in frontier markets.

Frontier markets have now become a popular investment class among institutional investors internationally, with major financial services providers establishing index-benchmarks for this market-category. The anticipation for frontier markets is optimistic uncertainty, and many people believe that, given their growth rates, these markets will be economic success stories. Irrespective of their degrees of success, The Handbook of Frontier Markets can help ensure that the increasing international investment diverted to them will aid in their greater integration within the global financial system.



  • Presents topics in the contexts of frontier markets and uses tests based on established methodologies from finance research
  • Features contributing authors who are established university academics
  • Emphasizes financial institutions and applications of financial risk models
  • Explores finance issues usually reserved for developed and emerging markets in order to gauge whether these issues are relevant and how they manifest themselves in frontier markets
Dr. Panagiotis Andrikopoulos is the Associate Head for Applied Research at Coventry University Business School, University of Coventry. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in Finance in the School of Accounting Sciences at North-West University, South Africa. He has also lectured at De Montfort University, UK where he taught vari...
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Title:Handbook Of Frontier Markets: Evidence From Middle East North Africa And International Comparative…Format:HardcoverDimensions:428 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:August 11, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128092009

ISBN - 13:9780128092002

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Table of Contents

  • Section A: Middle East North Africa (MENA)-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
    • Chapter 1: Herding in Middle Eastern Frontier Markets: Are Local and Global Factors Important?
    • Chapter 2: An Application of Style Analysis to Middle East and North African (MENA) Hedge Funds
    • Chapter 3: Stock Prices and Crude Oil Shocks: The Case of GCC Countries
    • Chapter 4: Signaling and Lifecycle Theories in the Banking Sectors of GCC Frontier Markets: An Empirical Assessment
  • Section B: Risk and Diversification
    • Chapter 5: Are Frontier Markets Worth the Risk?
    • Chapter 6: Nuances of Investing in Frontier Equity Markets
    • Chapter 7: Measuring Market Risk in the Light of Basel III: New Evidence From Frontier Markets
    • Chapter 8: Investing on the Edge: Exploring the Opportunities for Diversification in Frontier Markets
    • Chapter 9: The Portfolio Diversification Benefits of Frontier Markets: An Investigation Into Regional Effects
    • Chapter 10: Stock Index Return Predictability in Frontier Markets: Is It There?
  • Section C: Comparative Studies
    • Chapter 11: Impact of US Federal Reserve Policies on Frontier Markets
    • Chapter 12: Is Quality Investing Feasible in Frontier Markets Based on Publicly Available Financial Information?
    • Chapter 13: Frontier Market Investing: What's the Value Add?
    • Chapter 14: Empirical Assessment of the Finance-Growth Nexus in Frontier Markets
    • Chapter 15: Mergers and Acquisitions in Frontier Markets: A Comparative Analysis
    • Chapter 16: Impact of Remittances on Frontier Markets' Exchange Rate Stability