Financial Economics (ECON6021)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Classes

1x3-hr seminar/week

Assessment

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

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

ECON5001 and ECON5002

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