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.

Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

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