"The Handbooks in Finance" are the definitive source for comprehensive and accessible information in finance. Written and edited by leading scholars, each volume presents an accurate, self-contained survey suitable for use by finance and economics professors and lecturers, professional researchers, and graduate students. Offering surveys that other books and journals cannot match, the volumes excel at providing overviews with applications. Contributors position their subjects in context to empirical and theoretical research. As the only reference source in finance, this series builds arguments and insights that are unavailable anywhere else.