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Synopsis: Based on an enormously popular "derivative instruments and applications" course taught by risk expert Christopher Culp at the University of Chicago, Risk Transfer will prepare both current practitioners and students alike for many of the issues and problems they will face in derivative markets. Filled with in-depth insight and practical advice, this book is an essential resource for those who want a comprehensive education and working knowledge of this major field in finance, as well as professionals studying to pass the GARP FRM exam.
Christopher L. Culp, PhD (Chicago, IL), is a Principal at CP Risk Management LLC and is also Adjunct Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Corporate Aftershock (0-471-43002-1) and The ART of Risk Management (0-471-12495-8).
From the Inside Flap:
"Derivatives are an essential weapon in the corporate arsenal for managing risk, controlling cost, and increasing shareholder value. They are not weapons of mass destruction, but rather smart bombs that can be very precisely targeted at specific risk or areas of concern. Indeed, perhaps the greatest risk of derivatives to a firm is the risk of not using them when it is appropriate to do so."
–From the Preface
The use of derivatives to manage risk dates back nearly 4,000 years. And despite the current anti-derivatives uproar–fueled by the popular press, driven by well-regarded financiers like Warren Buffett and George Soros, and accompanied by government proposals to prohibit, limit, tax, or further regulate derivatives–these irreplaceable instruments are in truth straightforward and vital to numerous financial practitioners and companies.
Risk Transfer provides a basic understanding of the driving economic theory behind derivatives and risk transfer, then examines the advanced application and implementation of derivative instruments by corporations and institutional investors. Building the book around his popular University of Chicago graduate course, Professor Christopher L. Culp explores three fundamental areas in the structure and use of derivatives:
While derivatives have always been–and will always be–a necessary tool in managing exposure to financial risk, professionals must understand the entire picture before they can successfully relate to its individual components. Risk Transfer helps researchers and practitioners to fill in that picture, providing a comprehensive examination of the theoretical foundations of derivatives as risk transfer instruments along with hands-on techniques and examples of how that theory can be successfully applied to the everyday practice of financial risk management.
Title: Risk Transfer: Derivatives in Theory and ...
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