Concentration in Financial Economics

Students may declare a formal concentration in Financial Economics if they wish to elect their courses according to the requirements below. Such a concentration would be noted on the student’s transcript.

All courses for the Concentration are available both on-site and on-line, except Behavioral Economics and FinanceMonetary Economics, and Topics in Macroeconomics and Finance, which are currently available only on-site.

Courses for MS in Applied Economics,
Concentration in Financial Economics
Required Courses Choose Five
[Financial Economics + four other courses]
Four Core Courses + Macroeconometrics Financial Economics Electives [choose three to five] Complementary Macro and Quantitative  Electives [choose up to two]
Microeconomic Theory
440.601
Financial Economics [Required for the Concentration]
440.640
Macroeconomic Forecasting
440.615
Macroeconomic Theory
440.602
Financial Markets & Financial Intermediation
440.641
Bayesian Econometrics
440.616
Statistics
440.605
Financial Econometrics
440.617
Microeconometrics [Cross-Section and Panel]
440.618
Econometrics
440.606
Economics of Investments and Financial Management
440.643
Real Risk
440.619
Macroeconometrics [Time-Series Analysis]
440.614
Behavioral Economics and Finance
440.645
Monetary Economics
440.630
Economics of Derivatives
440.646
Finance & the Macroeconomy
440.631
Topics in Macroeconomics and Finance
440.632
International Finance [Open Economy Macro]
440.639
Economics of the Labor Market
440.653

State-specific Information for Online Programs

Note: Students should be aware of state-specific information for online programs. For more information, please contact an admissions representative.