Econ 531b. Mathematical Economics II: Foundations of Finance and Macroeconomics

Day / time: 
Tuesday 4:00-6:15
Course Type: 
Graduate
Course term: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Visiting Instructor(s): 
E. Davila
N. Werquin
Location: 
Rm. 108

This is an advanced graduate course devoted to the study of recent developments in general equilibrium models with financial frictions.  Topics covered include financial amplification and crises, asset price bubbles, limits to arbitrage, liquidity and credit crunches, intermediation and banking, financial regulation, dispersed information and learning in financial markets, and financial recessions.  Taking Econ 530a is not a prerequisite, but is advised.

Course category:  Finance, Macro, Theory

Semester offered: 
Spring