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Asymmetric information in financial markets: introduction and applications

By: Bebczuk, Ricardo N.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2003Description: xii, 159 p.ISBN: 9780521797320.Subject(s): Finance | Financial institutions | Capital market | Credit controlDDC classification: 332 Summary: This book highlights the fundamental role that asymmetric information plays in the functioning of financial markets. The necessary theoretical concepts from the literature on the economics of information and incentives are introduced to the reader in the context of borrower‐lender relationships, and with a minimum of jargon and mathematical complexity. The book should therefore be of particular interest to practitioners and undergraduate students as an introductory text to the economics of banking and financial markets. It may also be of interest as a supplementary text to more advanced students using Freixas and Rochet’s classical text on the topic (Freixas and Rochet, ‘The Microeconomics of Banking’, MIT Press 1997). https://academic.oup.com/ej/article/115/501/F136/5089325
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This book highlights the fundamental role that asymmetric information plays in the functioning of financial markets. The necessary theoretical concepts from the literature on the economics of information and incentives are introduced to the reader in the context of borrower‐lender relationships, and with a minimum of jargon and mathematical complexity. The book should therefore be of particular interest to practitioners and undergraduate students as an introductory text to the economics of banking and financial markets. It may also be of interest as a supplementary text to more advanced students using Freixas and Rochet’s classical text on the topic (Freixas and Rochet, ‘The Microeconomics of Banking’, MIT Press 1997).

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