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The course will deepen and broaden students' understanding of economic models equipping them with the knowledge and skills that are essential to identify appropriate techniques for solving problems of decision making in financial markets. The module will be invaluable for students wishing to pursue a career as economists working in the financial sector and for those aiming to progress to PhD research.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
|Campus||Old Aberdeen||Sustained Study||No|
The course provides students with an understanding of and an ability to apply the core microeconomic theory principles to decision making in the financial markets. The course covers topics such as the Theory of Markets, the Economics of Information and Topics in Uncertainty, Welfare Economics, Applications of Game Theory, Von Neumann-Morgenstern Expected utility.
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1 x 2hr written exam (70%).
Individual assignement (30%, 2000 words).
Resit: 1 x 2hr written examination (100%).
Feedback on formative assessment will be offered throughout the course during the example classes and individually to students
Feedback on summative assessment will be given both in writing and by means of one-to-one discussions with students.