• Thorsten Hens
  • Marc Oliver Rieger
Part of the Springer Texts in Business and Economics book series (STBE)


This first chapter provides an overview on financial economics and how to study it: you will learn how we have designed this textbook and how you can use it efficiently; we will give you an overview of the essence of financial economics and some of its central ideas; we will finally summarize how research in financial economics is done, what methods are used and how they interact with each other.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thorsten Hens
    • 1
  • Marc Oliver Rieger
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ZurichZurichSwitzerland
  2. 2.University of TrierTrierGermany

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