15.472 Advanced Topics in Financial Economics I
Focuses on evaluation and estimation of theories of asset prices and financial markets and their macro- and micro-economic foundations. Discusses theory and econometric methods, and provides a critical review of empirical studies. Broadly covers cross-sectional and time-series models in asset pricing, consumption-based models, household finance, housing, and banking, while emphasizing empirical methodology. Students complete term paper and presentation. Primarily for doctoral students in finance, economics, and accounting.
This class has no prerequisites.
Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in E62-687.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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