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Handbook of Frontier Markets Evidence from Middle East North Africa and International Comparative Studies

Langue : Anglais

Coordonnateurs : Andrikopoulos Panagiotis, Gregoriou Greg N., Kallinterakis Vasileios

Couverture de l’ouvrage Handbook of Frontier Markets

Handbook of Frontier Markets: Evidence from Asia and International Comparative Studies provides novel insights from academic perspectives about the behavior of investors and prices in several frontier markets. It explores finance issues usually reserved for developed and emerging markets in order to gauge whether these issues are relevant and how they manifest themselves in frontier markets.

Frontier markets have now become a popular investment class among institutional investors internationally, with major financial services providers establishing index-benchmarks for this market-category. The anticipation for frontier markets is optimistic uncertainty, and many people believe that, given their growth rates, these markets will be economic success stories. Irrespective of their degrees of success, The Handbook of Frontier Markets can help ensure that the increasing international investment diverted to them will aid in their greater integration within the global financial system.



  • Presents topics in the contexts of frontier markets and uses tests based on established methodologies from finance research
  • Features contributing authors who are established university academics
  • Emphasizes financial institutions and applications of financial risk models
  • Explores finance issues usually reserved for developed and emerging markets in order to gauge whether these issues are relevant and how they manifest themselves in frontier markets
  • Section A: Middle East North Africa (MENA)-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
    • Chapter 1: Herding in Middle Eastern Frontier Markets: Are Local and Global Factors Important?
    • Chapter 2: An Application of Style Analysis to Middle East and North African (MENA) Hedge Funds
    • Chapter 3: Stock Prices and Crude Oil Shocks: The Case of GCC Countries
    • Chapter 4: Signaling and Lifecycle Theories in the Banking Sectors of GCC Frontier Markets: An Empirical Assessment
  • Section B: Risk and Diversification
    • Chapter 5: Are Frontier Markets Worth the Risk?
    • Chapter 6: Nuances of Investing in Frontier Equity Markets
    • Chapter 7: Measuring Market Risk in the Light of Basel III: New Evidence From Frontier Markets
    • Chapter 8: Investing on the Edge: Exploring the Opportunities for Diversification in Frontier Markets
    • Chapter 9: The Portfolio Diversification Benefits of Frontier Markets: An Investigation Into Regional Effects
    • Chapter 10: Stock Index Return Predictability in Frontier Markets: Is It There?
  • Section C: Comparative Studies
    • Chapter 11: Impact of US Federal Reserve Policies on Frontier Markets  
    • Chapter 12: Is Quality Investing Feasible in Frontier Markets Based on Publicly Available Financial Information?
    • Chapter 13: Frontier Market Investing: What’s the Value Add?
    • Chapter 14: Empirical Assessment of the Finance-Growth Nexus in Frontier Markets
    • Chapter 15: Mergers and Acquisitions in Frontier Markets: A Comparative Analysis
    • Chapter 16: Impact of Remittances on Frontier Markets’ Exchange Rate Stability

Upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals studying and working in frontier and emerging markets and corresponding fields in accounting, business, regulation, and finance.

Dr. Panagiotis Andrikopoulos is the Associate Head for Applied Research at Coventry University Business School, University of Coventry. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in Finance in the School of Accounting Sciences at North-West University, South Africa. He has also lectured at De Montfort University, UK where he taught various finance courses such as Investment Theory and Analysis, Finance Theory, Corporate Finance, and Behavioural Finance. He has obtained his Ph.D. in finance at the University of Portsmouth studying the profitability of contrarian investments strategies in the U.K. setting.

A native of Montreal, Professor Greg N. Gregoriou obtained his joint Ph.D. in finance at the University of Quebec at Montreal which merges the resources of Montreal's four major universities McGill, Concordia, UQAM and HEC. Professor Gregoriou is Professor of Finance at State University of New York (Plattsburgh) and has taught a variety of finance courses such as Alternative Investments, International Finance, Money and Capital Markets, Portfolio Management, and Corporate Finance. He has also lectured at the University of Vermont, Universidad de Navarra and at the University of Quebec at Montreal.

Professor Gregoriou has published 50 books, 65 refereed publications in peer-reviewed journals and 24 book chapters since his arrival at SUNY Plattsburgh in August 2003. Professor Gregoriou's books have been published by McGraw-Hill, John Wiley & Sons, Elsevier-Butterworth/Heinemann, Taylor and Francis/CRC Press, Palgrave-MacMillan and Risk Books. Four of his books have been translated into Chinese and Russian. His academic articles have appeared in well-known peer-reviewed journals such as the Review of Asset Pricing Studies, Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Futures Markets, European Journal of Operational Research, Annals of Operations Research, Computers and Operations Research, etc.

Professor Gregoriou is the derivatives editor and editoria

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