Econ 360a. Capital Markets

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Day / time: 
T/Th 10:10 - 11:30am
Course Type: 
Undergraduate
Course term: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Instructor(s): 

Topics related to capital markets, with emphasis on the financial crisis of 2007–2008. The design, pricing, and trading of corporate bonds, credit derivatives, and money market instruments; bond restructuring, bond ratings, and financial crises; basic tools used to address such issues, including fixed income mathematics, binomial option pricing, and swaps.

Prerequisites: intermediate microeconomics and econometrics.

Note: Econ 360a “Capital Markets” is cross-listed with SOM MGT 947a and have spots for only five undergraduates.

[Also MGT 947a]

Semester offered: 
Fall
Undergrad Course Category: 
Finance