Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 
    
    Jul 02, 2022  
Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 227 - Introduction to Finance


Credits: 4
A study of key issues in financial economics ranging from asset pricing to corporate finance. Topics include an overview of the financial system and various asset classes, present value, discounting, risk and return, capital asset pricing, arbitrage pricing theory, financial derivatives, pecking order theory of capital structure, and the efficient market hypothesis. Topics are then applied to financial crises and policy responses in a way that highlights the connection between finance and the real economy.

Prerequisite: ECON 100  and ECON 101 .

Distribution Requirements: QR, SB.