Jankovic, Edward M.
Dr. Edward M. Jankovic teaches international finance at Pace University in
New York and Fairfield University in Connecticut. Before his teaching career, he
was a broker for Merrill Lynch International, developing commodities business in
Central and South America. He is a registered commodities broker and Commodity
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Professor Jankovic specializes in emerging markets finance and economies
in transition. He has covered South America, Europe, and the Balkans in his
business and academic work, and deals with organizations that need to handle
business, political, financial, and market risks. He also has contact with cultural and
language aspects at Marine Corps Intelligence.
This compilation is an history of developing market finance and an examination of yield components in the focus countries of Central Europe. This study looks at Central Europe as a transition economy in constant flux. It illustrates how these countries can create a more profitable environment, attract more investment, and create a more stable economy.
The subjects found within this book about Central Eruope include how current account and exchange rates are trade-related risk measures; how the Consumer Price Index is an inflation gauge; how stock markets are leading economic indicators, measuring expectations; how the lending interest rate prices demand and supply of domestic funds; and how foreign driect investment inflow (FDI) is the product of these variables.
This book is a policy manual for governments, a classroom tool for professors, and a survey of the current economic landscape of Central Europe for those active in the region and who need to know about investment flows and country risk in this area of the world.