Applied Financial Economics

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Applied Financial Economics

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Economics, Environmental Studies, Finance, Financial Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

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

    Applied Financial Economics course covers fundamental concepts and basic tools of finance, valuing stocks and bonds, understanding risk and return, international financial arbitrage, parity conditions in international finance, financial system, central banking policy, etc. Among major areas of finance, it focuses mainly on investment and partially on financial markets, international finance, and monetary policy.

    Course Objectives
    Learning core concepts and tools of financial economics.
    Obtaining understanding of economic activities in a globalized world and of central banking policy.

    Selected chapters of
    Brooks, R.M. (2010), Financial Management: Core Concepts, Pearson
    Shapiro, A.C. (2009), Foundations of Multinational Financial Management, 6th ed., Wiley
    Mishkin, F.S. (2010), The Economics of Money, Banking and Financial Markets, 9th ed., Pearson

    Lecture outline (handouts through EKU)

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