Course Description

Course Name

Applied Financial Economics

Session: VSOS3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Applied Financial Economics course covers fundamental concepts and basic tools of finance, valuing stocks and bonds, understanding risk and return, international financial arbitrage, parity conditions in international finance, financial system, central banking policy, etc. Among major areas of finance, it focuses mainly on investment and partially on financial markets, international finance, and monetary policy.

Course Objectives
Learning core concepts and tools of financial economics.
Obtaining understanding of economic activities in a globalized world and of central banking policy.

Selected chapters of
Brooks, R.M. (2010), Financial Management: Core Concepts, Pearson
Shapiro, A.C. (2009), Foundations of Multinational Financial Management, 6th ed., Wiley
Mishkin, F.S. (2010), The Economics of Money, Banking and Financial Markets, 9th ed., Pearson

Lecture outline (handouts through EKU)

*Course content subject to change