Financial Economics

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Financial Economics

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Economics, Finance

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    This course provides students with the knowledge of modern financial models to
    understand the determination of asset prices. Main asset pricing models covered in this
    course are Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), Arbitrage Pricing Theory (APT) and
    Consumption-based Capital Asset Pricing Model (CCAPM). This course also provides a
    detailed examination of financial markets. Various issues in the bond market, stock
    market and derivative security market (options and futures) will be discussed.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations