Postgraduate Coursework Units of Study

ECON6021 - Financial Economics

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Oleksii Birulin

Description

This unit provides students with an understanding of the economic foundations of financial theory and the economic framework upon which that theory is based. Much of the work covered is an application of both microeconomic and macroeconomic theory to the special problems encountered in the study of the financial side of an economy. The relevance of these foundations is illustrated with empirical research using Australian and international data.

Assessments

mid-semester test (40%) and 2hr final exam (60%)

Classes

1x3-hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

ECON5001 and ECON5002

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