Units of Study Outlines

ECOP3019 - Finance: Volatility and Regulation

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Michael Beggs


Foreign exchange, international bond and derivative markets have expanded dramatically over the past 20 years. This unit of study examines reasons for the growth of these markets and their vulnerability to some form of volatility and crisis. Case studies of individual corporate financial crises and national financial crises are considered. The unit also addresses the regulation of financial markets, both on a national and international scale. It looks at the history of regulation, key regulatory and monitoring agencies, and arguments for a new international financial architecture.


1x750wd essay (20%) 1x1750wd essay (35%) 1x1.5hr exam (35%) tutorial presentation 500wd equivalent, (10%)


1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week


ECOP1001 and ( ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)




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