15.444 International Corporate Finance


Class Info

Addresses issues relating to valuation, risk management, financing and contractual design for firms operating in international markets, providing exposure to emerging markets. Students analyze how risk and cash flows should be evaluated in environments with varying levels of risk, such as currency fluctuation, sovereign default, weak property rights, etc. Discusses how certain types of risk can be eliminated or managed through the appropriate design of financial contracts, and how institutional differences across countries shape the structure and efficacy of private equity contracts. Other topics include firm policy and international tax regimes, microfinance, and valuing social return. Concludes with a discussion on the impact of global financial crises on firm financial policy.

This class has 15.402, 15.414, and 15.415 as prerequisites.

15.444 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by .

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information at the 15.444 Class Site site or on the 15.444 Stellar site.

MIT 15.444 International Corporate Finance Related Textbooks
MIT 15.444 International Corporate Finance On The Web

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