Courses Master Display 2020-2021

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Course title Financial Markets and Institutions (EFR)
Course code EBC4077
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
4 1-2-2021 26-3-2021 X X
Level Advanced
Coordinator Jaap Bos
For more information: j.bos@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
This course provides a more formal background to financial system architecture, the industrial organisation of financial institutions and financial system regulation
Description
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) USED IN THIS COURSE IS WITH RESERVATION. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HERE IS BASED ON THE COURSE SETUP PRIOR TO THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS. AS A CONSEQUENCE OF THE CRISIS, COURSE COORDINATORS MAY BE FORCED TO CHANGE THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHODS USED. THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING/ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE COURSE SYLLABUS. This course provides an introduction to research in Financial Economics. We start with the foundations of the industrial organisation of financial institutions, and build on that to introduce a range of topics including competition, the choice between market and bank financing, financial innovation and regulation and crises.
Literature
* Freixas, X and J-C. Rochet (1998). Microeconomics of Banking, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA: MIT Press;
* Dewatripont, M. and J. Tirole (1995). The Prudential Regulation of Banks. Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA: MIT Press.
* Bikker, J.A., J.W.B. Bos (2008), Bank Performance: A Theoretical and Empirical Framework for the Analysis of Profitability, Competition and Efficiency, Routledge, New York, U.S.A.

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Prerequisites
only for Research Master and Phd students
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation
Assessment methods Final Paper / 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
Master Business Research - No specialisation Year 2 Free Elective(s)
Master Business Research - Operations Research Year 1 Elective Course(s)
Master Business Research - Operations Research Year 2 Elective Course(s)
Master Economic and Financial Research - No specialisation Year 1 Core Course(s)
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