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Introduction

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Financial Market Stock Return Asset Price Financial Economic Hedge Fund 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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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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