Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9204045562017Financal EconomicsElective124
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to give you an overview of the major theories, tools and results in Financial Economics. Although modern finance is a highly mathematical field, we will use mathematics only to enhance our understanding.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. MEHMET GÜÇLÜ
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to describe the concepts of financial markets, systems, institutes, risks, crises.
2To be able to conceive the concepts of Money and Exchange markets and Exchange rate regimes.
3To be able to conceive the concepts of derivative markets.
Mode of Delivery
Evening Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Concepts of financial markets, financial systems, financial institutes, financial risks. Financial crises and ways of the crisis prevention. Money and Exchange Markets and Exchange rate regimes. concept of derivative markets.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Financial Markets and Systems.
2Financial Instituties.
3Financial Deeping.
4Financial Risks.
5Financial Crises.
6Ways of the crisis prevention.
7Ways of the crisis prevention.
8Midterm Exam
9Financial Innovation
10Money and Exchange Markets
11Money and Exchange Markets
12Exchange Rate Regimes.
13Exchange Rate Regimes.
14Derivative Markets: Instruments and Instituties.
15Derivative Markets: Instruments and Instituties.
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
• Jarrow, R., Finance Theory, Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 1988. • Malliaris, A., Stochastic Methods in Economics and Finance, North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1982. • Mayer, C., and Xavier V., Capital Markets and Financial Intermediation, Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures16348
Seminar11515
Self Study11515
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Reading188
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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