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Monetary and Financial Economics B100:3

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2022

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About the course

The course analyses the role of money in the economy and provides an introduction to financial economics. The first part of the course describes and analyses the role of the central bank and the importance of banks for the transmission mechanism. The next part of the course deals with interest bearing instruments. Different debt instruments are defined and explained as well as the basic concepts of how to value financial assets. Particular emphasis will be put on bonds. The final part of the course introduces modern portfolio theory, including Markowitz model and CAPM. The econometric part of the course focuses on time series analysis of financial data.

Application and eligibility

Monetary and Financial Economics B100:3, 7.5 credits

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2022 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

The information below is only for exchange students

Starts

2 December 2022

Ends

15 January 2023

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Economics B100:1 or equivalent.

Selection

Students applying for courses within a double degree exchange agreement, within the departments own agreements will be given first priority. Then will - in turn - candidates within the departments own agreements, faculty agreements, central exchange agreements and other departmental agreements be selected.

Application code

UMU-A2331

Application

This application round is only intended for nominated exchange students. Information about deadlines can be found in the e-mail instruction that nominated students receive. The application period is closed.

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Contactperson for the course is:
Study Advisor