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ECC4750

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate, Postgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Australia (Other) Second semester 2010 (Off-campus block of classes)
Coordinator(s)Dr Steph Miller

Synopsis

Theories of hedging and speculation; determination of spot and futures prices, and intertemporal allocation; market efficiency; expectations, including adaptive expectations and rational expectations.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • have an understanding of how to think about the trade-off between risk and return
  • have the ability to read literature in financial economics.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Stephen Miller

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

ECC4650 or ECX5465

Prohibitions

ECX5475