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Selected quantitative methods in finance

Author(s): Dorota Witkowska
Subject(s): Economy, Business Economy / Management, Financial Markets
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego
Keywords: data analysis; statistical reasoning; econometric modeling; multi-dimensional analysis; financial time series
Summary/Abstract: The monograph discusses selected issues of descriptive and mathematical statistics, econometric modeling and multivariate comparative analysis. Most of the methods are illustrated with real life examples from the field of finance, highlighting the problems and limitations of the applicability of these methods. The chapters was arranged according to the systematization of the presented issues.Chapter 1-st discusses issues related to the measurement of socio-economic phenomena, methods of data acquisition and their proper presentation. The 2-nd chapter is devoted to the structure of the data description, indicating the limitations of applied methods. The next section shows how to generalize the results derived from a statistical sample. Chapter 4-th deals with cross-correlation analysis. This is followed by a discussion of methods for analyzing the dynamics of phenomena. Chapter 6-th is dedicated to classical econometric models, binary variable models and time series models. Chapter 7-th is an introduction to forecasting, and the 8-th to multidimensional comparative analysis. The last three chapters provide an in-depth illustration of the application in finance of most of the methods discussed. Thus, the 9-th chapter is a description of financial time series analysis using the example of a stock price quotations of a selected listed company. The 10-th deals with two issues - the application of selected classification methods to assess the creditworthiness of bank customers, and the assessment of the economic and financial condition of companies, taking into account various aspects of their performance, using taxonomic measures. The last chapter is devoted to the construction of hedonic price indices of artworks, which take into account their qualitative characteristics.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-8142-305-2
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-8142-304-5
  • Page Count: 374
  • Publication Year: 2023
  • Language: Polish