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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours of seminars per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||316-313 Microeconomics or equivalent.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr R Raimondo
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject examines the economics of financial markets and financial institutions, including a substantial component of financial economic theory and some important current issues in the management of financial institutions and the evolution of financial markets. Topics include the theory of choice under certainty and uncertainty, asset and option pricing models, efficient markets theory, risk management and the theory of the term structure of interest rates.
|Assessment:||A 3-hour end-of-semester examination (80%) and class assignments totalling approximately 2000 words (20%).|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Students may not gain credit for both 316-469 Financial Economics and 316-677 Financial Economics.
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