The aim of this course is to develop research capabilities in empirical corporate finance, introduce methodologies to conduct empirical research in corporate finance, develop research ideas for term papers and dissertation topics.
The course provides an overview of empirical methods for corporate finance research, seminal contributions in theoretical and empirical corporate finance, and recent advances in empirical corporate finance.
Major topics include corporate investment decisions, capital structure, internal and external financing, financial contracting, internal corporate governance, market for corporate control, venture capital, and initial public offerings.
Review academic literature in empirical corporate finance. Link contributions in theoretical corporate finance to empirical tests. Provide overview of reduced-form and structural approaches to empirical research in corporate finance. Present and discuss current research topics and seminal contributions. Develop novel research questions and outline future research directions.
Empirical Research; Corporate Finance.
Important concepts to start the course
First class in econometrics at graduate level.
In the programs
- Exam form: Multiple (session free)
- Subject examined: Empirical Corporate Finance
- Lecture: 28 Hour(s)