2016-2017 Pitzer Catalog 
    Dec 15, 2018  
2016-2017 Pitzer Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECON 180 PZ -Finance

Institution: Pitzer

Description: This is an introductory course in finance. It gives students an overview of the entire discipline and discusses its general principles and main concepts, including: the time value of money; asset pricing; risk management; capital budgeting; market efficiency; options; and derivatives. Particular attention will be given to some of the esoteric instruments relevant to the 2008 Financial Meltdown, such as collateralized debt obligations and credit default swaps.

Prerequisite(s): ECON 051 PZ & ECON 052 PZ Please also check the current course schedule for requirements.

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