Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours of lectures per week. |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours per semester
Entry into the Master of Commerce (Finance) or completion of either of the following subjects:
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2013
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| ECOM40004 Financial Econometrics |
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
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|Subject Overview:||The subject presents an econometric treatment of topics in finance. Normally the finance topics will include portfolio theory, capital asset pricing models, arbitrage pricing theory, efficient markets hypothesis, covered interest parity, term structure of interest rates, and option pricing models. The econometrics topics will include unit roots, cointegration, ARCH modelling, structural change, and regime-switching. The computer software used is EVIEWS.|
|Objectives:||On successful completion of this subject students should be able to: |
|Prescribed Texts:||You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
Students may not gain credit for both ECOM90011 Financial Econometrics and ECOM40004 Financial Econometrics.
Doctor of Philosophy - Business and Economics |
Master of Commerce - Economics
Master of Commerce - Finance
Master of Economics
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