Coursebooks 2017-2018

PDF
 

International Finance

FIN-610

Lecturer(s) :

Hau Harald

Language:

English

Frequency

Every year

Remarque

This course takes place at UNIGE - see schedule.

Summary

This is a doctoral level course introducing students to important topics in international finance. It also covers aspects of the recent financial crisis, such as market contagions, regulatory arbitrage and failure, stability issues of a currency union and of the banking system.

Content

  1. Course Introduction
  2. The Euro Crisis
  3. Speculative Attacks and Arbitrage
  4. Exogenous Shocks and their Real Effects
  5. Finance, Politics and Development
  6. Financial Crisis and Contagion
  7. Financial Stability and Regulation
  8. Exchange Rate Dynamics and International Asset Holdings
  9. Finance Research with Chinese Data

Note

An important course objective is to familiarize doctoral students with open research questions which can lead to thesis work. Each student is expected to give a multiple presentation from a list of recent research paper.
There is no textbook for this course.

Teaching methods

In each class, students will present their set of papers together with a summary, critique and potential research ideas for further work on the topic of the papers. The presentation is 30 minutes. Each student will be responsible for two or three papers. The instructors will assign the papers.
This course takes place at UNIGE ' see schedule

Assessment methods

Multiple.

Resources

Websites

In the programs

Reference week

 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

legend

  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German