Course syllabus / YU only
This is an introductory course in Financial Economics with a particular emphasis on different
theories of asset pricing. It will introduce fundamental ideas in Financial Economics like
consumer financial decisions in perfect financial markets, how firms are valued, modelling risk
in financial markets and finally culminate with a thorough discussion on the two major asset
pricing models i.e. Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) and the Arbitrage Pricing Model
Pre-requisites: This a course that develops the fundamental theories of Financial Economics. As
such, a firm understanding of Intermediate Micro Economic Theory is assumed. The course will
also make frequent use of basic results in algebra, probability theory and some Linear Algebra. A
basic level of familiarity with these mathematical tools is also assumed.
Vinjamuri, Srikar. (2019, Spring). Syllabus, ECO 2601: Introduction To Financial Economics, Yeshiva College, Yeshiva University.
*This is constructed from limited available data and may be imprecise.