18.642 Topics in Mathematics with Applications in Finance
Introduction to mathematical concepts and techniques used in finance. Lectures focusing on linear algebra, probability, statistics, stochastic processes, and numerical methods are interspersed with lectures by financial sector professionals illustrating the corresponding application in the industry. Prior knowledge of economics or finance helpful but not required. Instruction and practice in written communication provided. Limited to 30.
Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 4-163.
This class counts for a total of 15 credits. This class counts as a CI-M.
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