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The course will deepen and broaden the students' understanding of the economic concepts and economic models that are the subject of financial economics. These ideas and models provide the conceptual underpinnings for the methods of valuing financial assets that are used today by financial analysts and advisers. As a result, the module will be invaluable for students wishing to pursue a career as economists working in the financial sectors and for those aiming to progress to PhD research.
|Session||Second 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 economic theory principles to decision making in the financial markets. The course covers topics such as economics of risk aversion and its relation to portfolio choice and insurance; equilibrium models of financial markets; arbitrage, state prices, and valuation.
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2hr written examination (60%); 1 x individual report (40%, 2000 words).
Resit: 2 hrs written examination (60%).
There are no assessments for this course.
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.