The Director


Dr David Blake is Professor of Pension Economics at Cass Business School, City University London, Director of the Pensions Institute and Chairman of Square Mile Consultants, a training and research consultancy. He is also: Co-Founder with JPMorgan and Towers Watson of the LifeMetrics Indices; Senior Research Associate, Financial Markets Group, London School of Economics; Senior Consultant, UBS Pensions Research Centre, London School of Economics; and Research Associate, Centre for Risk & Insurance Studies, University of  Nottingham Business School. Formerly Director of the Securities Industry Programme at City University Business School; Research Fellow at both the London Business School and the London School of Economics; and Professor of Financial Economics at Birkbeck College, University of London. David Blake was a student at the London School of Economics in the 1970s and early 1980s, gaining his PhD on UK pension fund investment behaviour in 1986. In 1996, he established the Pensions Institute (

Recent Publications

Financial Market Analysis, 2nd Edition, Wiley, 2000.
[Additions and corrections]
[Teaching Resources with Malcolm Hyatt]

The layout of amendments is similar to that in the printed book, so you may physically cut and paste the larger amendments if you have printed them using the correct settings.

The final issue of amdt-1 was dated 22nd December 2000 and listed changes that have been incorporated into the second impression (published in July 2001). The second impression also incorporates other, minor corrections that are not of sufficient significance to have been listed.

Note: If you have made amendments to pages 628 and 649 from earlier issues of amdt-1, you should download the final issue and read the `Important Notices’.

Further amendments to this edition appear in a second document, amdt-2.

  • Those with the first impression of the book will need
    both amdt-1 and amdt-2.
  • Those with the second impression will need only amdt-2.

You should check the publication date of the most recent version from time to time so that you have the latest amendments.

These documents are now made available in PDF and PostScriptTM format.

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amdt-1   22/12/00 62KB         amdt-1.pdf 51KB
amdt-2   07/08/02 19KB         amdt-2.pdf 18KB

Teaching Resources with Malcolm Hyatt

For bona fide adopters of Financial Market Analysis only: A CD-ROM containing slides for teaching the main text, together with answers to selected end-of-chapter exercises is available from John Wiley & Sons, The Atrium, Southern Gate, Chichester, PO19 8SQ, UK. Tel: +44 (0) 1243 779777.

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