Courses NonDegree Display 2019-2020

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Course title Financial Economics
Course code EBC2119
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment None
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
4 3-2-2020 3-4-2020 X X
Level Advanced
Coordinator Lenard Lieb
For more information: l.lieb@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
understand the function of the financial system
understand development on financial markets.
Description
Financial economics focuses on financial markets in an economy and in particular on understanding financial assets, yields and financial crises. In addition, banking and banking regulation will be discussed. In the course topics from macroeconomics, finance and financial econometrics pass in revue and this course prepares students for a master program in financial economics.
Literature
Textbook and articles I
Prerequisites
An intermediate level of economics is recommended. Coverage of intermediate macroeconomics, exchange rates and microeconomics. In addition, basic econometrics courses (time series analyses and stationarity problems) and basic finance courses are required. Exchange students, can only enroll if they follow a Bachelor in economics at their home university.
An advanced level of English
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Assignment / Papers / Groupwork
Assessment methods Final Paper / Attendance / Participation / Written Exam
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Bachelor Economics and Business Economics - Economics and Management of Information Year 2+3 Elective Course(s)
Bachelor Economics and Business Economics - Economics Year 3 Economics Elective(s)
Bachelor Economics and Business Economics - Emerging Markets Year 3 Elective Course(s)
SBE Exchange Bachelor Bachelor Exchange Courses
SBE Exchange Master Bachelor Exchange Courses
SBE Non Degree Courses Bachelor Courses