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ECON 140. Introduction to Financial Economics. 5 Units.

Modern portfolio theory and corporate finance. Topics: present value and discounting, interest rates and yield to maturity, various financial instruments including financial futures, mutual funds, the efficient market theory, basic asset pricing theory, the capital asset pricing model, and models for pricing options and other contingent claims. Use of derivatives for hedging. Prerequisites: ECON 51 (Public Policy majors may take PUBLPOL 51 as a substitute for ECON 51), ECON 102A.

Undergraduate Major Unit Requirements

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...112 , ME 131A , ME 140 , ME 141 , PHYSICS...120 Economics - 80 80 - ECON 101 English - 64...

Economics

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...units from both ECON 135 Finance for Non-MBAs and ECON 140 Introduction to Financial...

Science, Technology, and Society

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...126, ANTHRO 138, ANTHRO 186, ECON 106, HISTORY 131, HISTORY 140, HISTORY 44Q, HISTORY 144...