Encyclopedia of Alternative Investments

Greg N. Gregoriou

August 18, 2008 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Reference - 592 Pages - 46 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781420064889 - CAT# C6488


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  • Provides 545 entries that focus on hedge funds, funds of hedge funds, managed futures, commodities, and venture capital
  • Offers in-depth definitions for each entry—more than typically found in online glossaries
  • Includes contributions from international experts in a variety of financial areas
  • Lists numerous tables and figures as well as academic references for the entries
  • Summary

    A pioneering reference essential in any financial library, the Encyclopedia of Alternative Investments is the most authoritative source on alternative investments for students, researchers, and practitioners in this area. Containing 545 entries, the encyclopedia focuses on hedge funds, managed futures, commodities, and venture capital. It features contributions from well-known, respected academics and professionals from around the world. More than a glossary, the book includes academic references for money managers and investors who want to understand the jargon and delve into the definitions.

    About the Editor

    Greg N. Gregoriou, Ph.D., is Professor of Finance in the School of Business and Economics at the State University of New York, Plattsburgh, USA. A prolific author, Dr. Gregoriou is hedge fund editor of the Journal of Derivatives and Hedge Funds as well as an editorial board member of the Journal of Wealth Management and the Journal of Risk Management in Financial Institutions. His research primarily focuses on hedge funds and managed futures.


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