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dc.contributor.authorDow, Sheila-
dc.contributor.editorToporowski, J-
dc.contributor.editorMichell, J-
dc.description.abstractFirst paragraph: The methodology of finance is crucial to the field. The way in which financial markets and behaviour are analysed depends on the methodological approach taken to building knowledge. This methodological approach includes both the methods of enquiry and the principles by which some theories are judged to be better than others. But in finance there is more reflexivity than normal, in that finance theory and modelling directly inform and guide actual market behaviour. Therefore the methodology of finance theory carries over into the methodology of practice. For example, we have seen in the financial crisis that broke in 2007 that the methodology of finance, particularly the reliance on quantitative models, was a major contributor to the siten_UK
dc.publisherEdward Elgar-
dc.relationDow S (2012) The methodology of finance. In: Toporowski J, Michell J (ed.). Handbook of Critical Issues in Finance . Elgar original reference, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 218-224.-
dc.relation.ispartofseriesElgar original reference-
dc.rightsPublisher policy allows this work to be made available in this repository. Published in Handbook of Critical Issues in Finance (ed. by Jan Toporowski and Jo Michell), copyright Edward Elgar Publishing. The original publication is available at: The only uses of this work permitted are private study or research.-
dc.titleThe methodology of financeen_UK
dc.typePart of book or chapter of booken_UK
dc.type.statusBook Chapter: publisher version-
dc.citation.btitleHandbook of Critical Issues in Finance-
dc.citation.isbn978 1 84980 370 0-
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