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Financial Economics
ECON 228
Spring 2007 not offered

The course aims to develop an understanding of the application of the principles of economics to the study of financial markets, instruments, and regulations. The course emphasizes major financial institutions and methods: insurance, portfolio management, corporate management of dividends and debt, forwards and futures, options, and swaps. We will discuss the importance of human psychology in developing and utilizing financial tools as well as the difficulty of battling moral hazard. Students will be working with financial data and case studies in order to explore the potential and limitations of financial theory in dealing with real-world problems.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ECON
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ECON101 OR ECON110
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ECON-MN)(ECON)

Last Updated on APR-12-2024
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