Macro and International Finance

Dit vak wordt in het Engels aangeboden. Omschrijvingen kunnen daardoor mogelijk alleen in het Engels worden weergegeven.

Doel vak

The goals of this course are:

- to gain a thorough understanding of the role of financial markets in
the macro-economy and international capital flows.
- to develop a critical attitude towards competing theories in
- develop skills to answer macro-finance questions using advanced
statistical analyses.

Inhoud vak

Macro-finance addresses the link between asset prices and economic
fluctuations. Potential topics that will be discussed in this course
- consumption based asset pricing models
- exchange rate models
- finance and growth
- foreign direct investments and portfolio investments
- monetary policy


In each of the six weeks of this period:
- 2 * 2 hours lecturing
- 1 * 2 hours tutorial


The final grade consists of a written exam (min. 5.0) and assignments.


Selection of academic articles.


Students in Master Finance, Master Economics, Master Business
Administration - Financial Management.

Aanbevolen voorkennis

Students are strongly advised to have bachelor level knowledge of
Investments (Bodie, Kane, and Markus: Investments, McGraw-Hill),
Macro-economics, and Statistics.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode E_FIN_MIF
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P4
Vakniveau 400
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit School of Business and Economics
Vakcoördinator prof. dr. R.C.J. Zwinkels
Examinator prof. dr. R.C.J. Zwinkels

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