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Advanced Topics in Finance 7,5 hp

Undervisningen bedrivs på engelska.

Kursinnehåll

This course presents a mix of selected topics in finance at the advanced level. Its main purpose is to provide students with knowledge that is central to academics and professionals in finance, and to serve as a preparation for writing a thesis in finance at the advanced level. Students will complete assignments, where the application of empirical methods in various contexts is necessary, introducing students to applied research in finance. In the assignments, students will get familiar with academic and professional papers in finance, with retrieving financial information from common databases, and with applying empirical methods using that information.

Topics that are commonly covered in the course lie within (but are not restricted to) the following:

  • Introduction to statistical softwares and common databases
  • Asset valuation
  • Asset pricing
  • Market efficiency
  • Risk management
  • Financial stability
  • Macro-finance
  • Mergers, acquisitions and restructuring
  • Financial institutions


Connection to Research and Practice
Financial theories are presented in connection with empirical work and real-world problems. The course is also related to research and practice as students write assignments which review key academic papers on the various topics covered in the course, identify the relevant theoretical and empirical frameworks to be used, apply the relevant empirical methods using data retrieved from common databases, and identify avenues for more in-depth applied research in finance.

Förkunskapskrav

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Economics or the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university with at least 10 credits in statistics, mathematics or econometrics or the equivalent.

Utbildningsnivå: Avancerad nivå
Kurskod/Ladokkod: JATR29
Kursen ges vid: Jönköping International Business School

Kommande kurstillfällen

Typ av Kurs
Programkurs
Studieform
Campus
Termin
Hösten 2021: vecka 44 - vecka 02 2022
Studietakt
50%
Undervisningsspråk
Engelska
Ort
Jönköping
Kurstid
Dag
Gäller enbart studenter utanför EU/EES/Schweiz: Studieavgift
15000kr
Kursplan
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Anmälningskod
HJ-J1092
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