Concentration in Financial Economics

Frank D. WeissFall, 2017
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.
Courses for MS in Applied Economics,
Concentration in Financial Economics
Required Courses Choose Five
[Financial Economics + four other courses]
Four Core Courses + One Time-Series Advanced Econometrics Course Financial Economics Electives [choose three to five*] Complementary Macro and Quantitative  Electives [choose up to two non-required courses]
Microeconomic Theory
440.601
Financial Economics
[Required for the Concentration]
440.640
Macroeconometrics
440.614
Macroeconomic Theory
440.602
Financial Markets & Financial Intermediation
440.641
Macroeconomic Forecasting
440.615
Statistics
440.605
Financial Econometrics*
440.617
Bayesian Econometrics
440.616
Econometrics
440.606
Economics of Investments and Financial Management
440.643
Microeconometrics [Cross-Section and Panel] 440.618
Macroeconometrics
440.614
-OR-
Macroeconomic Forecasting
440.615
-OR-
Financial Econometrics*
440.617
Behavioral Economics and Finance
440.645
Real Risk
440.619
Economics of Derivatives
440.646
Monetary Economics
440.630
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

* Those choosing Financial Econometrics as their required time-series course need only at least two additional Financial Economics electives.

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