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Introduction to Statistical Methods for Financial Models

Thomas A Severini
July 12, 2017

This book provides an introduction to the use of statistical concepts and methods to model and analyze financial data. The ten chapters of the book fall naturally into three sections. Chapters 1 to 3 cover some basic concepts of finance, focusing on the properties of returns on an asset. Chapters 4...

Introduction to Financial Models for Management and Planning, Second Edition

James R. Morris, John P. Daley
May 15, 2017

A properly structured financial model can provide decision makers with a powerful planning tool that helps them identify the consequences of their decisions before they are put into practice. Introduction to Financial Models for Management and Planning, Second Edition enables professionals and...

An Introduction to Excel VBA Programming: with Applications in Finance and Insurance

Guojun Gan
April 07, 2017

Excel Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) can be used to automate operations in Excel and is one of the most frequently used software programs for manipulating data and building models in banks and insurance companies. An Introduction to Excel VBA Programming: with Applications in Finance and...

An Introduction to the Mathematics of Planning and Scheduling

Geza Paul Bottlik
February 27, 2017

This book introduces readers to the many variables and constraints involved in planning and scheduling complex systems, such as airline flights and university courses. Students will become acquainted with the necessity for scheduling activities under conditions of limited resources in industrial...

C++ for Financial Mathematics

John Armstrong
December 21, 2016

If you know a little bit about financial mathematics but don’t yet know a lot about programming, then C++ for Financial Mathematics is for you. C++ is an essential skill for many jobs in quantitative finance, but learning it can be a daunting prospect. This book gathers together everything you need...

Quantitative Trading: Algorithms, Analytics, Data, Models, Optimization

Xin Guo, Tze Leung Lai, Howard Shek, Samuel Po-Shing Wong
December 15, 2016

The first part of this book discusses institutions and mechanisms of algorithmic trading, market microstructure, high-frequency data and stylized facts, time and event aggregation, order book dynamics, trading strategies and algorithms, transaction costs, market impact and execution strategies,...

A Factor Model Approach to Derivative Pricing

James A. Primbs
December 08, 2016

Written in a highly accessible style, A Factor Model Approach to Derivative Pricing lays a clear and structured foundation for the pricing of derivative securities based upon simple factor model related absence of arbitrage ideas. This unique and unifying approach provides for a broad treatment of...

Strategic Management: The Challenge of Creating Value

Peter FitzRoy, James M. Hulbert, Timothy O'Shannassy
September 12, 2016

Strategy is often the capstone class in a business education - dealing with the big questions of what companies decide to do - innovate, diversify, acquire or even to employ a range of these strategies. Benefitting from an international author team, the latest edition of this textbook stands out...

Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis for Industrial Engineering: Methodology and Applications

Gerald William Evans
June 28, 2016

This textbook presents methodologies and applications associated with multiple criteria decision analysis (MCDA), especially for those students with an interest in industrial engineering. With respect to methodology, the book covers (1) problem structuring methods; (2) methods for ranking...

Engineering Management: Meeting the Global Challenges, Second Edition

C. M. Chang
June 06, 2016

Engineering Management: Meeting the Global Challenges prepares engineers to fulfill their managerial responsibilities, acquire useful business perspectives, and take on the much-needed leadership roles to meet the challenges in the new millennium. Value addition, customer focus, and business...

Human Resource Management in a Hospitality Environment

Jerald Chesser
May 25, 2016

This new textbook provides a complete study of human resource management from the perspective of management and operation in a hospitality environment. The hospitality industry continues to grow every day, bringing new challenges and opportunities. This up-to-date textbook provides the information...

Facilities Design, Fourth Edition

Sunderesh S. Heragu
May 24, 2016

Now in Its Fourth Edition: Your Guide to Successful Facility Design Overcome design and planning problems using the fourth edition of Facilities Design. Dedicated to the proper design, layout, and location of facilities, this definitive guide outlines the main design and operational problems that...