Courses Bachelor Display 2019-2020

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Course title Country Risk Analysis
Course code EBS2013
ECTS credits 4,0
Assessment None
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
3 13-1-2020 24-1-2020 C
Level Intermediate
Coordinator Kaj Thomsson
For more information: k.thomsson@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
learn to understand how risk ratings are constructed and being used
learn how to analyse the economic and political developments of a country
Description
This skills training aims to give students insight into the process of country risk rating. Risk rating is becoming more important, in particular because of Basel II and Basel III. Students work in teams and construct risk ratings for one pair of countries. Two lectures from country risk analysts that work in the banking/insurance sector, will help students to think about how to measure country risk. Students will discover tips and tricks in the construction of these ratings.
Literature
No specific literature
Prerequisites
a “pass” for the first-year economics course(s). The skills training is open to all students.
an advanced level of English
Teaching methods Presentation / Lecture / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods Final Paper / Attendance
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
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