The Efficient Market Hypothesists: Bachelier, Samuelson, Fama, Ross, Tobin and Shiller by Colin ReadThe Efficient Market Hypothesists: Bachelier, Samuelson, Fama, Ross, Tobin and Shiller by Colin Read

The Efficient Market Hypothesists: Bachelier, Samuelson, Fama, Ross, Tobin and Shiller

byColin Read

Hardcover | December 15, 2012

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Describes the lives, theories, and legacies of six great minds in finance who changed the way we look at financial markets and equilibrium. Bachelier, Samuelson, Fama, Ross, Tobin, and Shiller; proponents and critics of the market efficiency theories who redefined modern finance, creating the foundation on which all financial analysis rests.
COLIN READ is Professor of Economics and Finance, former dean of the School of Business and Economics at SUNY College at Plattsburgh, USA, and a columnist for thePlattsburgh New York Press Republicannewspaper. He has a PhD in Economics, JD in Law, MBA, Masters of Taxation, and has taught Environmental and Energy Economics and Finance f...
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Title:The Efficient Market Hypothesists: Bachelier, Samuelson, Fama, Ross, Tobin and ShillerFormat:HardcoverDimensions:222 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.8 inPublished:December 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230274218

ISBN - 13:9780230274211

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Great Minds in Finance Series Preamble Introduction  PART I: LOUIS BACHELIER - THE FIRST PHYSICIST FINANCIAL THEORIST Louis Bachelier - The Early Years The Times The Theory Discussion and Applications - Einstein and Bachelier Life and Legacy PART II: PAUL SAMUELSON'S RANDOM WALK Paul Samuelson - The Early Years The Times The Theory Discussion and Applications The Nobel Prize, Life and Legacy PART III: EUGENE FAMA'S EFFICIENT MARKET HYPOTHESIS Eugene Fama - The Early Years The Times The Theory Discussion and Applications Career and Legacy  PART IV: STEPHEN ROSS AND ARBITRAGE PRICING THEORY Stephen Alan Ross - the Early Years The Times The Theory Discussion and Applications Career and Legacy  PART V: JAMES TOBIN AND A NEW POLICY James Tobin - The Early Years The Times The Theory Discussion and Applications The Nobel Prize, Life, and Legacy  PART VI: ROBERT SCHILLER AND IRRATIONAL EXUBERANCE Robert Shiller - The Early Years The Times The Theory Discussion and Applications Career and Legacy PART VII: WHAT WE HAVE LEARNED Combined Contributions Conclusions Glossary Index Endnotes