ECON331-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022

Financial Economics

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 18 July 2022
End Date: Sunday, 13 November 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 31 July 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 2 October 2022

Description

The economics of finance with applications to asset valuation, corporate finance, and portfolio management.

Learning Outcomes

  •  LEARNING OUTCOMES:  At the end of this course, a successful student will be able to:
  • Understand what the efficient market does and doesn't say, and its implications
    for asset price behaviour;
    
  • Understand modern portfolio theory and its implications for investment planning;
    
  • Understand the no-arbitrage principle and its implications for asset pricing;
    
  • Be able to relate financial economics theory to actual financial issues and events;
    
  • Be prepared for postgraduate study in finance and economics.

Pre-requisites

(1) ECON207; and (2) FINC201; and (3) MATH102 or
MATH199; RP: FINC205 or
MATH103

Restrictions

Equivalent Courses

Recommended Preparation

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 10:00 - 12:00 E6 Lecture Theatre
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 16:00 - 17:00 A4 Lecture Theatre
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct

Course Coordinator

Richard Watt

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $845.00

International fee $3,975.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Department of Economics and Finance .

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