FM201 Half Unit
This information is for the 2022/23 session.
Dr Paula Lopes
This course is compulsory on the BSc in Finance. This course is not available as an outside option nor to General Course students.
This course will study the relationship between financial markets and the macro-economy. Topics include the behaviour of returns of different asset classes over the business cycle, the relationship between returns and inflation, and the implications for expected returns and portfolio choice.
33 hours of seminars in the LT.
This course is taught in the interactive lecturing format. There is no distinction between lectures and classes/seminars; there are “sessions” only, and the pedagogical approach in each session is interactive.
Weekly problem sets
Detailed course programme and reading lists are distributed at the start of the course.
Illustrative texts include: Blanchard, Macroeconomics, 7th ed. and Mankiw, Macroeconomics, 9th ed.
Continuous assessment (100%) in the LT.
Total students 2021/22: 62
Average class size 2021/22: 62
Capped 2021/22: No
Value: Half Unit
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