Course #
36101
Section Number
2
Day(s)
M
-
W
Time(s)
10:30am-11:50am
Term
Fall 2023
Certificate Program
Municipal Finance
Finance & Policy
Course Instructor
Syllabus

Central banks, Treasury departments, the IMF, and sovereign wealth funds use financial data and tools to inform their decisions. This class covers the main concepts of finance theory for stocks, bonds, and investment portfolios and applies them in the public policy context. Topics covered include the following: present value, real and nominal interest rates, optimal portfolio choice, Value-at-Risk and Growth-at-Risk, risk and return, the Capital Asset Pricing Model, performance evaluation, market efficiency, and return predictability.

Notes

This section is for graduate students only.

Quarter Title Instructor Day(s) Time(s) Syllabus
Fall 2023 Financial Investments for Public Policy Carolin Pflueger Monday, Wednesday 9:00am-10:20am Syllabus
Fall 2023 Financial Investments for Public Policy Carolin Pflueger Monday, Wednesday 10:30am-11:50am Syllabus