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Academic Year 2005/2006
Economics of the Stock Market
ECON 346 FA
This course is intended as an introduction to modern investment analysis. Topics will include efficient markets, portfolio management, valuation theory, performance measurement, and the effects of inflation on stock
B. Malkiel, A RANDOM WALK DOWN WALL STREET (Revised Edition)
M. Waldrop, COMPLEXITY
M.Lewis, "Liar's Poker"
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Problem sets (25 percent), term paper (25 percent) and a final examination (50 percent). Grade will be based on performance in the final exam, the problem sets, and the term paper. There will be a bonus for
contribution to class discussion.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Please note that if you do not match one of the prerequisite listings EXACTLY, then you will need a prerequisite override. Students will be encouraged to write term papers using the CRSP Data Set and E-views.
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