15.466 Functional and Strategic Finance


Class Info

Organized around applying finance science and financial engineering in the design and management of global financial institutions, markets, and the financial system - the approach used to understand the dynamics of institutional change and the design of financial products and services. Examines the needs of government as user, producer and overseer of the financial system, including the issues surrounding measuring and managing risks in financial crises. Develops the necessary tools of derivative pricing and risk measurement, portfolio analysis and risk accounting, and performance measurement to analyze and implement concepts and new product ideas. Applies these tools to analyze aspects of the financial crisis of 2007-2009. Preference to MBA and MFin students.

This class has 15.433, and 15.437 as prerequisites.

15.466 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by R. Merton.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in E62-276.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

You can find more information at the 15.466 Class from Feb. 19, 2013 site or on the 15.466 Stellar site.

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