Fiches de cours 2017-2018

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Empirical Methods in Corporate Finance

FIN-612

Lecturer(s) :

Nikolov Boris
Valta Philip

Language:

English

Frequency

Every year

Summary

This course provides students with a toolbox of empirical methods for use in corporate finance research. These methods include older and more recent econometric techniques. Students will learn the econometric intuition behind each method and how to implement the methods on real data.

Content

Linear regressions, Panel Data Models, Instrumental variables, Difference-in-differences methods, Regression Discontinuity Design, Matching Methods, Discrete Choice Models, Structural Estimation.

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

Econometrics.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Assessment methods

Paper discussion, data project, final written exam.

Resources

Websites

In the programs

    • Semester
    • Exam form
       Multiple
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Empirical Methods in Corporate Finance
    • Lecture
      28 Hour(s)

Reference week

 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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