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SØK2005 - Financial Markets

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours C

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 4 hours

Course content

This course is an advanced class in the treatment of microeconomic research questions. We discuss personal decisions about savings and loans and how decisions are made under uncertainty. The students are further introduced to financial market adaptations, where we discuss, among other things, why financial capital is distributed on different assets.

Learning outcome

Knowledge
You learn
- theoretical models for the functioning of financial markets and results from empirical research
- what functions financial markets have in society
- models for valuation of such financial assets as stocks, bonds, and derivatives
- theories for the term structure of interest rates

Skills
You should be able to
- understand and explain what functions the financial market has in the broader economy
- distinguish between systematic and unsystematic risk
- value financial assets
- measure bond risk

General competence
You should be able to
- follow economic reasoning related to the course in the public debate and professional reports

Learning methods and activities

2 hours of lectures every week and 2 hours of practical assignment every other week.
Compulsory activity: Approved term paper(s)/ exercise(s). Specific requirements will be announced at the beginning of the term. Term papers that can be written as a joint project by up to 4 students.

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved term paper(s)/exercise(s)

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge

None

Course materials

Announced at the beginning of the term.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SVSØ206 3.5
TIØ4146 2.5 01.09.2014
More on the course

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

No.of lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 1

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Social Science
  • Economics
  • Social Sciences
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Economics

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 C
Room Building Number of candidates

Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100

Release 2020-12-14

Submission 2020-12-14

Release 09:00

Submission 13:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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