Fundamentals of International Finance by Eugene F. Brigham, Roy L. (University of Florida) Crum, Joel F. Houston

Fundamentals of International Finance

Written by Eugene F. Brigham, Roy L. (University of Florida) Crum, Joel F. Houston
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Fundamentals of International Finance by Eugene F. Brigham, Roy L. (University of Florida) Crum, Joel F. Houston

This text is a theoretical and practical analysis International Financial Management. It builds upon the key ideas that are taught throughout the traditional finance curriculum, explaining how financial concepts such as capital budgeting are applied in a global setting.


PART I. INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL ENVIRONMENT. 1. Introduction to International Finance. 2. Foreign Exchange Markets and International Institutions. 3. Exchange Rate Analysis. 4. Foreign Direct Investment. PART II. INTERNATIONAL ANALYSIS AND SECURITIES. 5. Risk and Return. 6. Financial Statement Analysis. 7. Bonds and Bond Markets. 8. Stocks and Stock Markets. PART III. INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE FINANCE. 9. Cost of Capital. 10. Capital Budgeting: the Basics. 11. Capital Budgeting: Risk Analysis and Real Options. 12. Capital Structure and Distribution Policy. 13. Working Capital Management. PART IV. INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE STRATEGY. 14. Derivatives and Risk Management. 15. Multinational Tax Management.

About the Author

Roy L. Crum is Professor of Finance at the University of Florida. He received his MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin and his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Texas. Prior to his appointment at the University of Florida, Dr. Crum was a U.S. Navy submarine officer specializing in naval intelligence. Dr. Crum has worked as a consultant to the World Bank in private sector development activities in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, and is currently involved with several projects relating to business school program development in both Russia and the Kyrgyz Republic. Dr. Crum has published widely in the areas of corporate finance and international business. His research focuses primarily on the evaluation of foreign direct investments, inflation, and international cash flow management. He has participated in management education programs for the World Bank, Russian Privatization Agency, Eurasia Foundation, and numerous other corporate and university sponsors. Dr. Crum received teaching awards in 1990, 1992, and 1999, and was a recipient of the Teaching Incentive Program Award in 1999. He is an honorary professor at two foreign universities. Apart from his professional activities, Dr. Crum enjoys gardening, wood working, and travel to exotic destinations. He is an amateur archeologist and particularly enjoys trips where he has an opportunity to combine his interests in ancient cultures, historical preservation, and emerging markets. Dr. Eugene F. Brigham is Graduate Research Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida, where he has taught since 1971. Dr. Brigham received his M.B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley and his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina. Prior to joining the University of Florida, Dr. Brigham held teaching positions at the University of Connecticut, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of California-Los Angeles. Dr. Brigham has served as president of the Financial Management Association and has written many journal articles on the cost of capital, capital structure, and other aspects of financial management. He has authored or co-authored ten textbooks on managerial finance and managerial economics that are used at more than 1,000 universities in the United States and have been translated into 11 languages worldwide. He has testified as an expert witness in numerous electric, gas, and telephone rate cases at both federal and state levels. He has served as a consultant to many corporations and government agencies, including the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, the U.S. Office of Telecommunications Policy, and the RAND Corporation. Dr. Brigham continues to teach, consult, and complete research in addition to his academic writing. He spends his spare time on the golf course, enjoying time with his family and dogs, and tackling outdoor adventure activities, such as biking through Alaska. Joel F. Houston is the John B. Hall Professor of Finance at the University of Florida. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and his undergraduate degree from Franklin and Marshall College. Prior to his appointment at the University of Florida, Dr. Houston was an Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Joel's research is primarily in the areas of corporate finance and financial institutions, and his work has been published in a number of top journals including THE JOURNAL OF FINANCE, JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL ECONOMICS, JOURNAL OF BUSINESS, JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT. Professor Houston also currently serves as an Associate Editor for the JOURNAL OF MONEY, CREDIT AND BANKING, the JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL SERVICES RESEARCH and the JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL ECONOMIC POLICY. Since arriving at the University of Florida in 1987, Joel has received 19 teaching awards, and has been actively involved in both undergraduate and graduate education. In addition to co-authoring leading textbooks in financial management, Dr. Houston has participated in management education programs for the PURC/World Bank Program, Southern Company, Exelon Corporation and Volume Services America. Joel enjoys playing golf and tennis and spending time with his wife (Sherry) and two children (Chris and Meredith). He is an avid sports fan who follows the Florida Gators, and the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates and Penguins.

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8th October 2004



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