The Short Introduction to Corporate Finance provides an accessibly written guide to contemporary financial institutional practice. Rau deploys both his professional expertise and experience of teaching MBA and graduate-level courses to produce a lively discussion of the key concepts of finance, liberally illustrated with real-world examples. Built around six essential paradigms, he builds an integrated framework covering all the major ideas in finance over the past half-century. Ideal for students and practitioners alike, it will become core reading for anyone aspiring to become an effective manager.
In The Press
'Raghavendra Rau has written a witty and thoroughly accessible introduction to how financial markets work and why they may fail to deliver. Highly recommended.' Sanjeev Goyal FBA, Fellow at Christ's College, University of Cambridge