Finance: Volatility and Regulation (ECOP3019)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Assessment

750wd essay (20%) and 1750wd essay (35%) and 1.5hr exam (35%) and 500wd equivalent tutorial presentation (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

12 Senior credit points from (ECOP2011 or ECOP2012 or ECOP2612)

Prohibitions

ECOP3009

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