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Providing a comprehensive guide to understanding, planning, promoting, and producing special events, this seventh edition ofÂ Special Events, 7th EditionÂ describes the theory and practice of all aspects of event management. Written for current and future event leaders, the text continues to expand its emphasis on the growing globalization of the profession, taking into account the skills leaders need to deal with other cultures, societies, and business practices to plan and deliver successful events. New coverage includes sustainability, technology, security/risk management, and the impact of social media on events and event marketing. 15 all-new case studies have been included, as well as a brief glossary of terms at the end of each chapter to further define the terms used in the chapter.
A guide to the growing importance of extreme value risk theory, methods, and applications in the financial sector
Presenting a uniquely accessible guide, Extreme Events in Finance: A Handbook of Extreme Value Theory and Its Applications features a combination of the theory, methods, and applications of extreme value theory (EVT) in finance and a practical understanding of market behavior including both ordinary and extraordinary conditions.
Beginning with a fascinating history of EVTs and financial modeling, the handbook introduces the historical implications that resulted in the applications and then clearly examines the fundamental results of EVT in finance. After dealing with these theoretical results, the handbook focuses on the EVT methods critical for data analysis. Finally, the handbook features the practical applications and techniques and how these can be implemented in financial markets. Extreme Events in Finance: A Handbook of Extreme Value Theory and Its Applications includes:
• Over 40 contributions from international experts in the areas of finance, statistics, economics, business, insurance, and risk management
• Topical discussions on univariate and multivariate case extremes as well as regulation in financial markets
• Extensive references in order to provide readers with resources for further study
• Discussions on using R packages to compute the value of risk and related quantities
The book is a valuable reference for practitioners in financial markets such as financial institutions, investment funds, and corporate treasuries, financial engineers, quantitative analysts, regulators, risk managers, large-scale consultancy groups, and insurers. Extreme Events in Finance: A Handbook of Extreme Value Theory and Its Applications is also a useful textbook for postgraduate courses on the methodology of EVTs in finance.
FranÃ§ois Longin, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Finance at ESSEC Business School, France. He has been working on the applications of extreme value theory to financial markets for many years, and his research has been applied by financial institutions in the risk management area including market, credit, and operational risks. His research works can be found in scientific journals such as The Journal of Finance. Dr. Longin is currently a financial consultant with expertise covering risk management for financial institutions and portfolio management for asset management firms.
Th~s book developed as the collective product of the Internat~onal Federat~on for Informat~on Process~ng (IFIP) Wo~k~ng Group 8 6, a workmg group ded~cated to the study of d~ffus~on and adoptlon of ~nformat~on technology ~nnovat~ons The book proceeds from the IFIP Workmg Conference on Busmess Aglhty and IT D~ffus~on held In Atlanta, Georg~a, In May of 2005 The conference employed a p~~bl~c call for papers and attracted a total of 42 subm~ss~ons These ~ncluded 27 full research papers, and 15 other papers, case stud~es, pract~t~oner experlence reports, posters, and panels The conference program committee ~efereed subm~ss~ons In a double-blmd revlew process Select~on of the papels for ~ncluslon In thls book (and appearance at the conference) was d~fficult, as the quahty of these subm~ss~ons led to an Impresswe number of pos~t~ve revlews Ult~mately we selected 13 research papers, two case stud~es, and three experlence reports, along with three panels The papers s~ibm~tted by the conference's three keynote speakers here ed~torlally rev~ewed and also appear In th~s book Staglng a conference and p~oduclng a book 1s never poss~ble w~thout the commitment and hard work of many ~nd~v~duals and organlzatlons We want to thank IFIP and the sponsors for promotmg the confe~ ence and prov~d~ng support and fimdmg for ~ts lmplementat~on The sponsors are IFIP, Georg~a State Unners~ty, Rob~nson College of Busmess, Gartner, M~crosoft, and Intel Also the conference has been supported by the Computer Informat~on Systems Department and Center for Process Innovat~on at Georg~a State Unl~ers~ty
<i>Structuring Events</i> presents a novel semantic theory of lexical aspect for anyone interested in the study of verb meanings. <br><ul><br><li>Provides an introduction to aspectual classes and aspectual distinctions. <br><li>Utilizes case studies to present a novel semantic theory of lexical aspect and compare it with alternative theories. <br><li>Useful for students and scholars in semantics and syntax as well as the neighboring fields of pragmatics and philosophy of language.</li></ul>
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