ECON 538: Economics of Financial Markets

The course focuses on financial markets and their relationship to the economy. Topics include modern portfolio theory, the capital asset pricing model, arbitrage pricing theory, and the efficient market hypothesis. We also explore fixed income, equity, and derivative securities, as well as the macroeconomic and industry analysis.

Please review the syllabus for full course information.

Term: This is a Summer I course. Participants may register for one Full Semester course OR one course each in Summer I and Summer II.

Prerequisites: Qualified to teach content area and the participants should have good understanding of introductory macroeconomic analysis with emphasis on monetary policy, investment, consumer spending, national income, and government.

Valparaiso University

Semester: Summer 2024 – Summer I

Instructor: Vania Adams

Graduate Credits: 3

Format: Online Asynchronous

Dates: 5/14/24 – 6/21/24

Graduate Certificate Available: Yes

Master’s Completion: View Options for Economics

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