Reviewing Less-Progressing More: There was a time when the academic publication process reviewed papers as a way to gauge their likely interest to profession. Today, that process has morphed into one that seems to demand extensive time consuming changes for the sake of making authors conduct extensive time consuming changes. It is a problem that slows progress, produces obtuse articles and makes everybody worse off. But it is a problem we can fix. Forthcoming Review of Financial Studies.
Shyam Sunder and I teach Applied Financial Analysis. The course has its own web site from which the public can download and discuss the company and industry valuation reports produced by our students.
I have written an Introductory Finance Reader to accompany the Brealey and Myers textbook
Corporate Finance. McGraw Hill publishes it for use at any university (ISBN 0072453796). Faculty can also obtain overheads to accompany the notes. You can download a sample copy containing "lectures" 1 through 6 of the
reader and the
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The syllabus for my
in market micro-structure and corporate finance.