The PhD program in Business Administration at DeGroote offers students the opportunity to study and conduct leading-edge research with some of the top researchers in their fields. Students develop the theoretical and methodological expertise required to create original research that makes a significant impact on the business community.

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Course Description

BUSINESS F770
Financial Economics and Quantitative Methods

This course explores the theoretical and conceptual foundations of finance. Among the theories, upon which modern finance is built are utilitytheory, stochastic dominance, statepreference theory, mean-variance portfolio theory, the capital asset pricing model, the arbitrage pricing theory, Modigliani-Miller and information theories of capital structure, risk sharing theories, and principal-agent theories. The course also includes quantitative methods for testing some basic propositions in finance.

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Fall 2017

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Fall 2016

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Fall 2015

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Fall 2014

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