ECON 435

Financial Economics

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

An introduction to the application of economics to finance, with an emphasis on the theory of asset pricing. Topics include mean-variance portfolio analysis; the capital asset pricing model and arbitrage pricing theory; equity and fixed income securities; options and the Black-Scholes pricing formula; and futures contracts.



Pre- or Co-requisites:

Undergraduate course in Economics offered by the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

Note that not all courses are offered in every term. If a course is not offered, the schedule page will alert you that "No classes were found that meet your search criteria."