ECON 538: Economics of Financial Markets

This course offers a focus 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. The valuations of fixed income, equity, and derivative securities are also explored.

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.

-Good understanding of introductory macroeconomic analysis with emphasis on monetary policy, investment, consumer spending, national income, and government.
-Ability to use Zoom
-Qualified to teach content area

Valparaiso University

Semester: Summer 2023 – Summer I

Instructor: Dr. Sohee Park

Graduate Credits: 3

Dates: 5/16/23 – 6/23/23

Format: Online Asynchronous

Graduate Certificate: Not Available

Master’s Completion: View Options for Economics


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