Finance and Economics
The first year of the Doctoral Program in finance and economics is dedicated to a core course schedule that includes a two-semester microeconomics sequence, a two-semester econometrics sequence and one-semester courses in macroeconomics, finance, probability and statistics, and mathematical methods. Candidates then have the opportunity to specialize in either economics or finance.
Students are encouraged to begin developing thesis proposals during their second year. During the second and later years they are also encouraged to participate in a wide range of workshops and seminars on current research. Faculty research interests cover most aspects of finance and economics and include asset pricing, continuous-time models in finance, information economics, economics of resources and the environment, econometric models in finance, international trade, and finance, theoretical and applied macroeconomics, general equilibrium theory and financial markets, the economics of telecommunications, industrial structure and government policy, and industrial relations.
For more information, visit the Finance and Economics Division.
Sample Finance and Economics courses:
Microeconomic Analysis I
Math Methods for Economists
Finance Theory I
Seminar in Corporate Finance
Microeconomic Analysis II
Econometric Theory II
Aggregate Behavior and Asset Pricing
Asset Pricing I
Finance Theory II
Models and Methods of Continuous-Time Finance