In the second edition of "Foundations of Economic Value Added", James Grant provides an updated look at the role of economic profit in the process of wealth creation. Grant explains the pivotal role of EVA in the theory of finance, how to measure EVA with standard accounting adjustments, how to use EVA to value companies and their stock, and how to use economic profit principles to identify wealth-creating firms, industries, and even market economies.
JAMES L. GRANT is President of JLG Research, a company specializing in economic profit research, and a member of the finance faculty at Baruch College of the City University of New York. He has published several articles in investment journals including the Journal of Portfolio Management and the Journal of Investing. Dr. Grant is also the coauthor of Focus on Value: A Corporate and Investor Guide to Wealth Creation, and coauthor and coeditor respectively of Equity Portfolio Management and Value-Based Metrics: Foundations and Practice, all from Wiley. He holds a PhD in business from the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business.