2014 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2014. For Summer School 2014 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2014).
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|Advanced Asset Pricing|
|Prerequisites||FINC5001 or FINC5002 or FINC6000|
|Additional Information||Only students with strong quantitative/mathematical skills should attempt this course|
|Lectures||1x 3hr seminar per week|
|Assessment||2 x In class test (2x15%), assignment (20%), and final exam (50%)|
|Description||This unit covers the fundamentals of asset pricing and valuation, under equilibrium conditions and under no-arbitrage restrictions. It reviews the main themes in modern asset pricing, and introduce ideas of importance to the evolution of the discipline, and consequently of relevance to a practitioner's long term perspective. The unit emphasises quantitative methods, so students are required to have fairly strong mathematical skills. Nevertheless, the mathematical tools needed in the unit are adequately reviewed.|