ECON 3332 Financial Economics
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as ECON 70.8.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Theoretical and public policy issues related to the structure and workings of financial markets. Uses microeconomic analysis to assess the effectiveness of various financial instruments in meeting the needs of investors who have varying preferences for risk. Derives and applies a variety of financial-decisions rules, including those associated with asset-pricing and arbitrage-pricing models. Additional topics include: risk and return trade-offs, cost of capital, and capital budgeting.
Prerequisite: Economics 2200 [20.1]