Macro and International Finance

2019-2020
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 the international dimension therein.
- to develop a critical attitude towards competing theories in
macro-finance.
- 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
include:
- finance and growth
- consumption based asset pricing models
- macro effects of financial shocks and crises
- exchange rate models
- macro drivers of bond yields
- monetary policy

Onderwijsvorm

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

Toetsvorm

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

Literatuur

Selection of academic articles.

Doelgroep

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

Aanbevolen voorkennis

Students are strongly advised to have bachelor level knowledge of Asset
pricing,
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 dr. W.A. van den End
Examinator dr. W.A. van den End
Docenten dr. W.A. van den End

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