units

ECC4750

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate, Postgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Economics
OfferedClayton Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor He-Ling Shi

Synopsis

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

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

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

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

ECC4650 or ECX5465

Prohibitions

ECC5475, ECX5475